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Saint-Louis Spring Summer Collection

by Special Promotions Team - Celia Ng on Jun 1, 2015 in Perspective Promotions , Products
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Crystal specialist Saint-Louis is revisiting some of its most iconic collections to bestow them with 21st century functionality

Crystal specialist Saint-Louis is revisiting some of its most iconic collections to bestow them with 21st century functionality

With a history dating back to 1767, crystal specialist Saint-Louis is revisiting some of its most iconic collections to bestow them with 21st century functionality

The Cristalleries de Saint-Louis is one of the most prestigious crystal manufacturers in the world. In 1767, King Louis XV gave permission for it to become the Royal Glassworks of Saint-Louis, and since 1995, Saint-Louis has been part of the Hermès Group. Now, almost 250 years later, a creative breeze has wafted over the noble chapters of its history as Saint-Louis revisits its iconic creations and bestow them with 21st century functions.

Royal Collection — The Majesty of Light

The first chandeliers appeared at Saint-Louis in the mid-19th century as special commissions from royal courts around the world. This year, with chandeliers featuring anywhere from eight to 48 lights, the Royal range blends rounded lines and generosity, and places craftsmanship firmly in the spotlight with an array of crystal cuts (bevel, diamond, star, venetian, etcetera), gold or platinum decoration, and coloured crystal.

These chandeliers, candelabras or sconces can be customised for an extra touch of exclusivity, meaning that a single chandelier now offers over 15,000 possibilities.

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Quadrille Collection — Highly Graphic Decoration

To celebrate its 65th anniversary, the curves of this emblematic Saint-Louis creation have been transformed by the hands and eyes of designer Mathieu Bassée, who continues to work with Hermés in the Petit H workshop. Bassée has taken a geometric approach to the vase's decoration, reminiscent of Le Nôtre in the gardens of Versailles, introducing crisscrossed contemporary stained-glass to capture and reflect the light. Shaking up perspectives, he has inverted the vase and topped it with a slab of Carrare marble — the same used for the famous urns in the illustrious garden — to create a footed tray and a pedestal table. In miniature form, the inverted vase becomes a candlestick.

Quadrille Collection

Tommy Collection — The Exceptional Every Day

Tommy has been flying the Saint-Louis flag since 1928 from its star-shaped base to its parison adorned with diamond, bevel, pearl and rim cuts. Today's Tommy collection offers functional new creations for everyday use. A round tumbler, a vodka shot glass and a diamond-cut stopper encourage time spent together, and dress informal tables for impromptu suppers. In addition, the Tommy gift range now includes a highly original oval-shaped case and a family of candlesticks and photosphere to display together or individually, playing on height and decoration.

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