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August 24, 2012

Just as Haute Couture adorns the human form by giving fabrics structure and volume, crystal cutting sculpts forms and décors. High fashion and the creation of outstanding crystal artefacts stand on the same plane of hand-crafted excellence. This exhibition, featuring some 300 historic and contemporary pieces from the House of Baccarat’s collections, will illustrate the legendary tours de force of its master glass-cutters and showcase the transmission of their unrivalled skills from one generation to the next, over close to 250 years.

Just as Haute Couture adorns the human form by giving fabrics structure and volume, crystal cutting sculpts forms and décors. High fashion and the creation of outstanding crystal artefacts stand on the same plane of hand-crafted excellence. This exhibition, featuring some 300 historic and contemporary pieces from the House of Baccarat’s collections, will illustrate the legendary tours de force of its master glass-cutters and showcase the transmission of their unrivalled skills from one generation to the next, over close to 250 years.

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