It’s never too early to start planning Christmas in September. If you have doubts ask upmarket British department store Harrods, not so long ago they brought out Christmas decorations in July! Baccarat, the luxury French crystal ware manufacturer at least have a proper excuse for unveiling their Christmas collection this month, the company is celebrating its 250th anniversary this year. A special collection named “Christmas in Red” is released as tribute to its signature color. The highlight of the collection is the limited edition “Harcourt Our Fire” candlestick designed by French designer Philippe Starck, it features details that resembles a red lampshade.
The “Christmas In Red” collection also includes the “Eye” candle holder and vase by Nicolas Triboulot, the “Héritage” crystal sun clock and the striking “Zenith”, a 24-light clear and red crystal chandelier. Purely decorative elements include the “Papillon” crystal mirror butterfly and the limited edition “Héritage” crystal panther sculpture by Georges Chevalier. The red crystal is obtained by fusing clear crystal and 24-carat gold powder.