Baccarat is the French manufacturer of glass par excellence. Its history dates back to the eighteenth century. Suspension lamps, chandeliers, chandeliers, wall sconces, vases and glassware for the table, a whole own universe of products in the purest crystal made by craftsmen elite treasured tradition of centuries.
Baccarat is characterized by constant technical innovation, stylistic audacity and creativity. Designers like George Chevalier, Ettorre Sottsass, Van Day Truex, Elie Top, Andrée Putman, Philippe Starck, Arik Levy, Jaime Hayon, Marcel Wanders Kenzo Takada or have renewed and renew the mark with their particular interpretation of the world of Baccarat crystal. From the Studio Baccarat signature designs its projects for hotels, restaurants and other unique venues.
Baccarat history is an important part of the history of glass. Begins when King Louis XV of France awarded 1764 the bishop of Metz, Louis-Joseph de Laval-Montmorency, permission to found a glass workshop in the village of Baccarat in the province of Lorraine. The first products consisted mainly of mirrors, glasses and glasses for windows until in 1816 the first glass furnace is installed. By this time the company employed more than three thousand people. Since then Baccarat has experienced an exemplary evolution in each period admirably adapted to changing markets, overcoming historical vicissitudes and creating school permanence.
Currently its collections focus on household products, fine glassware and indoor lighting.
GUNNI & Trentino is an official distributor of the products of Baccarat.
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