Personalised Crystal Decanter Sets - Forever Crystal.
Decanters speak of good manners, fine wines and spirits and a touch of sophistication and the Dartington Crystal Decanter Collection offers great quality and an extensive range of options. The New for 2016 Soren Decanters embody all these qualities. Designed by Hilary Green and hand crafted in the UK, Soren includes three bold and simple shapes which offer stylish storage and serving for wines.
A decanter is a great alternative to serving spirits and wine out of the bottle, providing you and your guests with a refined dining experience. Our range of whiskey decanters include apothecary style bottles, as well as coordinating carafe and tumbler sets. Whether you’re a modernist or a traditionalist, you’re guaranteed to find a design you love within this eclectic offering. For.
Lead crystal is blown glass, but, because of its thickness, it requires a team of four to seven artists who are as well coordinated as any team of athletes. Wood blocks and molds are used to create the basic shape of the object called a crystal chamber. As soon as the molten glass touches the mold, it begins to cool instantly so glass blowing is a process of seconds. The chamber is also known.
Queen Lace crystal is entirely handblown, handcut and handpolished in Germany. It is then engraved with the rare Copper-Wheel technique developed during the Renaissance. A single engraving takes more than 24 hours to complete.
Identify Lalique art glass decanters. A bulbous, frosted glass decanter (with accompanying stemware) showcases the delicate, streamlined design. A clear crystal decanter with a fish pattern at the bottom (circa 1930) and a frosted, rotunda shaped container with female silhouettes also display this French glass artist’s Art Deco style.
Queen Lace Crystal is a work of art. the crystal uses a renaissance technique called Copper-Wheel Engraving. Copper-Wheel engraving is considered one of the most difficult art forms known to man as the craft takes 10 years to master. Each engraving takes more that 24 hours to complete. From the smallest Cordial Glass to the largest Decanter, every piece is hand-held to one of 50 flying copper.
Why use a wine decanter and are there any benefits? Any wine, red or white and of any age will generally be enhanced by exposure to air - usually the more air a wine gets, the better. Pouring a wine directly from the bottle into the glass will aerate the wine to an extent, but pouring wine into a decanter will expose the entire bottle contents to the air and the agitation caused by gently.