It is immediately apparent that an exquisite cut is what makes the perfect crystal chandelier - a radiant work with the ability to evoke awe in all who find themselves in its presence. Born from the unrivalled craft of its cutting masters, the cut crystal chandelier is the result of a carefully cherished heritage and contemporary approach.
Traditional and contemporary approaches meet to create the iconic Eugene. This distinctive glass chandelier dates back to 1724 and is the first full glass-arm chandelier to have been crafted in Bohemia. Its distinctive sparkle was not only chosen to light up the Castle Schloss Hof of Austrian Prince Eugene of Savoy and the Royal Palace in Madrid, but the timeless appeal can also create a royal presence in any contemporary home.
Maria Theresa, reigning in its enduring form, is proof of Josef Palme’s matchless genius. Even today, his sophisticated innovation in the construction method enables this piece to expand horizontally, providing more brilliance for all kinds of residences or occasions. This chandelier illuminated the majestic coronation of Maria Theresa to Queen of Bohemia in 1743, who is said to have fallen in love only twice in her life; with her husband Francis I and with the mesmerizing chandelier that rightfully bears her name.
Named after King Louis XIV, this Bohemian metal-arm piece puts on an enchanting display of crystal glass trimmings. A revolution in chandelier production, it dazzled 18th century high society and was responsible for the future prosperity of the Bohemian glass industry. Having not met its match in transparent quality or unbelievable clarity, the renowned Bohemian crystal glass radiated an atmosphere of luxury, affluence and good taste at exclusive events such as the Versailles wedding of King Louis XV’s daughter. Centuries later, it still possesses the same breathtaking appeal.