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THAT WARM FEELING

I have looked at many fireplaces over the years in peoples homes, magazines, shows and hotels and the lovely flickering flame is always romantic and warming to my heart most seem to either be...

SWAROVSKI – VALENTINES DAY

SWAROVSKI – VALENTINES DAY

Bling and sparkles have never really been my thing but I can appreciate it, and probably the biggest maker of sparkly things would be Swarovski. The cut class objects are very distinctive and really...

BERGDALA GLASSWORKS

BERGDALA GLASSWORKS

During our recent visit to Sweden’s glass area we saw many small individual glassworks but there was one in particular that stood out. Bergdala Glassworks located in Hovmantorp near Lessebo, was built in 1889...

KINGDOM OF CRYSTAL PART THREE

KINGDOM OF CRYSTAL PART THREE

During our visit to Sweden’s glass area which you can read more about here and here, we had the pleasure of watching two of Kosta Boda’s young designers create their works of art. Åsa...

KINGDOM OF CRYSTAL PART TWO

KINGDOM OF CRYSTAL PART TWO

We debated for a while about how to present todays post to you all. You see the glass area was filled, overflowingly filled with so many beautiful designs that we’ve found it incredibly difficult...

KINGDOM OF CRYSTAL PART ONE

KINGDOM OF CRYSTAL PART ONE

Along with their crisp simple design style, Swedes are also well known for their exquisite glass pieces. The primitive process still carries on today and we were lucky enough to head to the glass...