BACCARAT (1764 - to the present), French luxury Crystal Company

In 1764, the King of France gave permission to found a glassworks in the town of Baccarat in the Lorraine region in eastern France. The Manufacture received its first royal commission in 1823 and this started a lengthy line of commissions for royalty and heads of state throughout the world. Baccarat won its first (of a long list) gold medal at the 1855 Universal Exhibition of Paris...

"L'Escalier de cristal" (1804-1923), French luxury Brand of Furniture and Object d'Art

Founded in 1804 the house l'Escalier de Cristal was specialized in the sale of luxury items specially ordered from the best workshops over the world and finalized by its own craftmen. Its name comes from the famous crystal balusters that decorated the staircase linking the different store floors...

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Compagnie des Cristalleries de BACCARAT