Designed for Baccarat by Thomas Bastide, the number one trophy is a skillfully cut continuous block of Baccarat clear crystal. The numeral is a symbol of quiet pride that doubles as a stunning canvas on which to engrave a name or inscribe personal message. This trophy is an ideal gift to express your support and encouragement, especially when enhanced with a cheery slogan or a fun moniker. The trophy may be a thoughtful gesture for a loved one, or a morale booster for yourself. In either case, it is the perfect item with which to recognize excellence. The trophy is touchstone that affirms a sense of pride wherever it is placed. An American flag trophy (with the nation signature stars and stripes) and a plain flag trophy (a clear crystal block) are also available.
Baccarat clear crystal Louxor obelisk catches the light and is enhanced with every flicker of illumination. As the light interacts with the crystal, it creates an incredible optical effect that glints brilliantly, refracting and scattering the crystal reflections in a prismatic way. The smoothly slopes of precisely cut pyramid embody Baccarat fine craftsmanship. It is a beautiful decorative piece for the home or office. The name Louxor is inspired by the famous egyptian archaeological site as well as the first Baccarat jewelery collections designed by George Chevalier. Louxor candlesticks and the Louxor vase are also part of the same collection, each of which features incredible diamond cuts detail.
Baccarat has a long-standing tradition with French artistry and savoir-faire, but its craftsmanship has an international reach, as is evident with the American Flag block. Designed for Baccarat by Thomas Bastide, the flag represents the celebrated land that is 50 states strong and over 3 million square miles across. The flag adorns public buildings and private residences all over the United States; it is a symbol of unity and civic pride. Be it an expression of dignified patriotism or a touchstone of the American dream, the signature stars and stripes declaratively affirm a sense of pride wherever they are placed. The red white and blue are beautifully reinterpreted through the clear crystal. A plain flag skillfully continuous cut of Baccarat clear crystals also available.
Designed for Baccarat by Thomas Bastide, the plain flag is a skillfully cut unbroken block of Baccarat clear crystal. This banner has a sophisticated minimalism and quiet beauty. It doubles as a stunning canvas on which to engrave a name or inscribe an individual message, making it the perfect gift for a loved one or a special treat for yourself. Whether you proudly etch a name or a meaningful turn of phrase into the plain flag, the trophy is an easily personalized touchstone. It affirms a sense of pride wherever it is placed. Another version of the trophy is also available, depicting the American flag and honoring the national signature stars and stripes by expertly etching them into the Baccarat clear crystal.
This Baccarat clear crystal American eagle honors this revered bird of prey with a strong visual authority and a masterfully detailed representation. The figurine stunning form showcases Baccarat exemplary craftsmanship. Perched upon a rock, the eagle stance is commanding: its mighty wings are wide open, its beak is pointed, its gaze is fixed on some unknown target. The sculptural nuances of this proud creature yield a highly dappled effect that refracts the light. This eagle figurine is perfect gift for all animal lovers, and a perfect symbolic gift for those with a commanding presence. Baccarat provides an alternative to the American eagle figurine with the Imperator eagle, which has smoother contours and is available in two sizes.
Wishing upon a star in the nighttime sky is a fanciful whimsy of childhood. This piece, however, brings the faraway galaxy and its twinkling canvas significantly closer. Stars evoke radiance and light, and this five-point, three-tiered silhouette does so as well. The glint from this ornamentation encourages wishing anytime, not just in the nighttime sky. Thomas Bastide design--three clear crystal forms layered atop one another in an artfully geometric way--beautifully interplays with light thanks to the beveled edges and contours. Stacked, the three strata imbue the silhouette with a multifaceted depthet still synthesize into a harmonious whole. It is lovely flourish in your home, either as a paperweight or as a decorative item. It is also a thoughtful and luminous gift.
Designed for Baccarat by Bernard Augst, this carefully carved clear crystal figurine is seen preparing to make a shot with great deliberation and skill. It is the same kind of deliberation and skill the Baccarat artisans apply to crafting this exceptionally life-like silhouette. The expertise is evident in the meticulous detailing. One feels the pending momentum of the swing of the club, the swivel of the shoulders as they prepare to exert the shot, the specificity of movement particular to triumphant athletic activity. A second figurine, also designed for Baccarat by Bernard Augst, is available. The Saint Andrews golf player is seen following through his golf club swing, andhanks to the rigor of the Baccarat craftsmanshiphows the same athletic drive.
The bull has long been a meaningful cultural symbol, from sacred Biblical-era animal worship to bull-riding practices in Minoan society to contemporary cattle ranching. This clear crystal bull, designed for Baccarat by Dominique Simeon, showcases Baccarat skilled craftsmanship, evident in the dappled effect of the crystal as it ripples along the arched back and off of the pointed horns.
Designed for Baccarat by Bernard Augst, this carefully carved clear crystal figurine is seen following through his golf club swing with great attentiveness and skill. It is the same kind of attentiveness and skill applied by the Baccarat artisans who crafted this exceptionally life-like silhouette. The expertise is evident in the meticulous detailing: one feels the momentum of the swing of the club, the swivel of the shoulders as they are exerting the shot, the specificity of movement in the middle of athletic activity. A second figurine, also designed for Baccarat by Bernard Augst, is available. The Saint Andrews golf player is seen preparing to make a shot, and shows the same athletic drive thanks to the rigor of the Baccarat craftsmanship.
Baccarat Crystal has, from the beginning, affixed its signature on strong works illustrating all the facets of artistic craftsmanship and covering a vast repertoire of inspiration.
In 1764 King Louis XV of France gave Bishop Montmorency-Laval of Metz permission to found a glassworks in the village of Baccarat located in Lorraine in eastern France.
The creations of great artists inspired by the magic of crystal are all magnificent stones brought together into building the Art de Vivre collection.
This is how Baccarat perpetuates the great French tradition of a cosmopolitan art of living. Envisioned by Philippe Starck, the Baccarat House in Paris, home to the brand’s headquarters, is a meeting place for its most beautiful creations – and one of its most beautiful manifestations.