Baccarat unveils its Haute Couture Collection, a selection of exceptional pieces symbol of ultimate luxury.
Following the success of the two previous editions, Baccarat is unveiling further new pieces in its Haute Couture collection. Vivid colours, deep cuts, dazzling gilts and delicately engraved trims, each of these exceptional creations, hand-crafted in the Baccarat workshops, is a tribute to the unique know-how of its artisans. timeless masterpieces reflecting an incomparable legacy and celebrating the splendour of an art of living that has been admired across the world for more than 250 years.
RED FLAMME BOWL (Limited edition of 25 pieces)
A brilliant testimony of the know-how of Baccarat crystal cutters, the Flamme bowl appeared in the Baccarat catalog in 1902. This radiant creation with curved and organic lines dazzles with the complexity of its decoration, revealing patterns of flames and star diamonds. Cut deep into the thickness of the crystal by a Meilleur Ouvrier de France, the decor takes shape to reveal the intensity of the red crystal. Baccarat signature color, this shade obtained by the progressive fusion between clear crystal and 24-carat gold powder, enhances the most exceptional pieces of the luxury brand.
MIDNIGHT FLAMME BOWL (Limited edition of 25 pieces)
A brilliant testimony of the know-how of Baccarat cutters, the Flamme bowl appeared in the Baccarat catalog in 1902. This radiant creation with curved and organic lines dazzles with the complexity of its decoration, revealing patterns of flames and star diamonds. Cut deep into the thickness of the crystal by a Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Craftsman of France), the decor takes shape to reveal the intensity of Midnight blue crystal and conjure up the magic of infinite light.
DRAPERY BOWL (Limited edition of 25 pieces)
Stylized folds, zigzag, bold geometric patterns, the Drapery cut created in 1930 is the purest expression of the Art Deco style. Double cased in Midnight blue crystal, this piece is entirely hand-cut by a Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Craftsman of France) of the manufacture. The decor organized in geometric patterns makes the material shine through a game of color and hypnotic light.
LYS VASE – A manifesto of delicacy and elegance signed Baccarat (Limited edition of 50 pieces)
Revered flower among the Egyptians, the lily is synonymous with purity and majesty. Sumptuously engraved, the Lys vase created in 1904 bears witness to the influence of Art Nouveau in Baccarat’s creations. Entirely engraved by hand, the naturalistic floral motif is enhanced with touches of gold by the gilders of the manufacture. In a perfect fusion of form and decor, the clean lines of the vase also evoke the blooming flower.
VASE HANGING GARDEN – The magic of the Orient in a unique creation (Limited edition of 18 pieces)
This sumptuous covered vase is characterized by the subtlety and refinement of its decoration painted in gold and polychrome enamels. Inspired by Iznik ceramics, this ceremonial piece from Baccarat is emblematic of the oriental-style achievements presented by the manufacture at the Universal Exhibition of 1878, then at the International Exhibition of Eastern France in Nancy in 1909. Entirely made by hand, the interwoven patterns of floral scrolls make up a sublime hanging garden, a reflection of the virtuosity of Baccarat artisans.
BACCARAT DIADEM DECANTER – A real jewel for the table and for sumptuous receptions (Limited edition of 18 pieces)
The beginning of new shapes and daring lines, the openwork decanters presented by Baccarat at the Universal Exhibitions of 1867 and 1878, represent a real challenge for the craftsmen of the manufacture. A first decanter, composed of a richly carved belly in the shape of a crown, was presented at the International Exhibition of Eastern France in Nancy in 1909. With its perfect curves and its richly cut decoration made of rosettes, the Diadem decanter embodies the absolute elegance of the Baccarat art of living.