The Magic of Swarovski Crystals – Luxury Based on Crystals
Swarovski is a brand that is responsible for manufacturing luxury products based on crystals, the owner of this important brand is Swarovski AG, whose headquarters is located in Wattens, Austria. It was founded in the year 1895 by Daniel Swarovski, this company produces for two classes of industries, one of them is the Swarovski Kristall unit in which it is responsible for designing crystal as well as several luxury products and there is also the Tyrolit Schleifmittel unit which manufactures tools and various types of machinery.
Swarovski adds its magic on the big screen: “Cinderella”
Swarovski has managed to bring to life the fabulous crystal shoe of the classic fairy tale, this piece was really a challenge of which their faces of 221 crystals managed to reflect the light in a unique way, also more than 1.7 million crystals were used for the rest of the outfit like accessories, wigs and all kinds of makeup.
Swarovski has participated in the creation of different costumes for the designer Sandy Powell, which has been awarded three Academy Awards for Best Costume, adding with its crystals that magical shine.
“The Beauty and the Beast”
On this occasion, Swarovski had the great responsibility of making the characteristic crystal vessel, which is based on the authentic Disney design. Swarovski’s creative worked side by side with the film decorator Katie Spencer to design and bring to life the well-known rose, made of pure Swarovski crystal that would be placed inside the crystal container.
In the same way, several crystals were also used in the different music boxes of Maurice, Bella’s father. Nor can it be forgotten that Swarovski supplied 2,160 crystals for the design of Bella’s famous yellow dress, designed by costume designer Jacqueline Durran that creation took about 12,000 hours to create.