Maison Baccarat, several hundred years old, has not aged a bit! Between magic and fascination, immemorial know-how and the creativity of glass craftsmen, his fabulous destiny has been written since 1764, when it was created. The undisputed specialist in crystal, who never stops renewing himself through his two annual collections and his different artistic collaborations, remains more than ever the symbol of an incomparable and eternally young luxury. With a catalog of more than two thousand permanent references, Baccarat highlights tableware, decorative objects, jewelry, bottles and lights.
Three centuries of history
Founded in Baccarat (Lorraine) in the middle of the 18th century by Louis de Montmorency-Laval, bishop of Metz, the most prestigious crystal factory in the world has stood the test of time to become a benchmark in glass creation. Became in 1823 the first crystal factory in France, Baccarat never ceased its ascent, spreading the prestige of crystal around the globe. The house, whose reputation is well established, has an exceptional archive background: 65,000 molds and 200,000 drawings dating back to the origins of the manufacture. Supported by the talent of 25 best workers in France, the crystal factory has always been inspired by its roots, its craft vocation and its heritage to better transfigure traditions into creations. Technical innovations, stylistic audacity, exceptional collaborations with elite artisans (blowers, tailors, engravers), Baccarat draws on the transmission of its unique know-how in order to become a large international luxury house, symbol of the art of living. French-style.
Maison Baccarat has been collaborating with the big names in design for several decades. At the helm of the house's latest creations, George Chevalier, Elie Top, Andrée Putman, Philippe Starck, and Marcel Wanders. All united by the same passion around the crystal and eager to sublimate the spirit of the times.
Present on all continents since its beginnings, Baccarat confirms its influence abroad. The inauguration in 2003 of its Parisian headquarters designed by Philippe Starck in place of the former private mansion of Charles and Marie-Laure de Noailles was one of the highlights. Museum, shop and restaurant "Cristal Room" revive the marvelous and the enchantment. Echoing the Parisian setting, the opening in 2008 of the Maison Baccarat in Moscow completes the ambition to offer its customers magical places that are unique in the world.