Gift Box- Bedside Decanter and Water Glasses

Gift Box- Bedside Decanter and Water Glasses

58.00

This hand blown glass decanter and matching water glasses are the perfect wedding gift or house warming present.

The decanter and two tumblers are presented in our complimentary handmade gift box wrapped in ribbon with your gift message enclosed.

These tumblers are exact replicas of 18th century glassware found in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s house in Weimar. Goethe was a celebrated German writer and statesman.

This hand blown glassware is made using ancient techniques – a 17 step process which makes every piece unique.

Variation in colour, bubbles and streaks are features of handmade glass.

Wash in warm soapy water. Not recommended for the Dishwasher.

Decanter: 750ml 25cm high

Tumblers: 150ml 9cm high

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More about the company -Elias Lauscha

They have been producing glass in the Thuringian forest town of Lauscha for 400 years. The sandy soil of the forest, rich in iron oxide, is what gives the glass its distinctive green colour.

Lauscha can be credited with the invention of glass Christmas tree baubles in the 18th century and was put firmly on the map when Queen Victoria’s German husband trimmed the palace Christmas trees with glass decorations from Lauscha.

It is also here that local glassblower Ludwig Müller-Uri created the first artificial glass eyes in 1835.