The overwhelming portions of drinking-glasses are made using machine work. These glasses can therefore be made in large quantities, which are then offered to the costumer at a relatively low price.
The demand for hand-made, mouth-blown glasses is still unbroken, which require perfected craftsmanship and make every product unique.
Porzellantreff offers you a lot of different and finest handmade glasses:
The lead crystal series Sommeliers made by the traditional manufacturer Riedel is one of the most successful glazier’s workshop in the world. Every glass is a custom-made item, the upper portion mouth-blown, stem and bottom hand-formed by methods of manufacturing which were developed around the birth of Christ.
The glassmakers contribute extraordinary talents, abilities and care. To distinct between machine-crafted products and mouth-blown products, Riedel introduced their trademarked logo, characterized by the youth-style of the late nineteen hundreds, in celebration of their 240th jubilee in 1996, to distinct between the mouth-blown products and the machine-crafted products.
To distinct between those two types of work, here are the two logos of Riedel:
The gourmet-glasses from the Jeuness and Melissa series are top-of-the-line products from the mouth-blown crafting made by the glass foundry Eisch