Crystal perfection

October 4, 2021

Lalique’s new 2021 collection is a beautiful tribute to Mother Earth. Taking its name from the giving and nurturing Greek mythology muse, Gaïa the goddess of Earth.

The four colors of amber, fuchsia, black, and gold make up its palette. Through the world-renowned artistry and craftsmanship of its glass masters, Lalique describes its collection as “capturing the precision of the designs, the purity of the crystal and the play on reflections and transparency that give birth to exquisite decorative objects.”

Merles & Raisins was originally created in pressed glass on a silver background to adorn the Cuban mahogany woodwork of the legendary Orient Express. This design is available in two sizes of vases and a bowl. These pieces highlight the signature of the House, a satin-finished crystal.

Versailles wine decanter offers a show of grapes and vine leaves that run through this exceptional object, crowned with a stopper carved in the same motif. This piece is a perfect staple for everyday luxury living.

kitten sculpture, clear crystal.

The Mûres (Blackberries) vase has a satin-finished crystal that highlights the finely chiseled overall décor of this masterpiece. It is available in vibrant fuchsia and very chic black, which both echoes the color of blackberries. Each color is limited to an edition of 188 pieces.

Merlot glass and wine decanter present an elegant and exceptional design inspired by the Blackbirds Grapes motif designed by René Lalique in 1928 for the legendary Orient Express. A vine motif adorns the stopper of the decanter and has a satin finish.

MERLOT glass, clear crystal.

Along with these exquisite pieces are complementary objects in the image of Greyhounds, Kitten, and Lions. The Greyhound is a symbol of loyalty and companion, which dates back from ancient Egypt up to the present day.

The Lalique Kitten bears a mischievous and playful vibe. It comes in different colored versions in a limited edition of 188 pieces.

Standing proud, the Lion symbolizes family unity. This artwork came to life using the lost wax technique and is issued in a limited edition of 12 pieces.

MERLES ET raisins vase, black crystal. / PHOTOGRAPHS COURTESY OF LALIQUE

Take delight in Lalique’s featured items that revisit its history and revises its iconic motifs. Available at Rustan’s Department Store.