Introducing Pâte de verre Crystal Awards

top star  award Pâte de verre, as material, is a 24 percent lead crystal paste made from specialty produced batched of granular crystal. The creation of crystal awards in Pâte de verre through the "lost-wax" technique is very complex and extremely time consuming process requiring in depth expertise of the most experienced and achieved craftsmen. The resulting crystal Pâte de verre award is a true work of art, possessing a unique translucency texture and substance, which can not be achieved with other materials.

Pate de verre dates back to the ancient Egyptians, but it really came into its own about a century ago when it was revived by a group of French artists who gave this warm glass technique its current name. A contemporary revival of this ancient technique is used to emphasize in bas-relief and incredible detail; that is combined with pure geometric optic crystal for a unique award collection of thematic pieces. The overall inspiration for the Pâte de verre crystal collection was to create works of art that could be personalized for presentation and recognition of outstanding achievements. top star  award

A work of art must be perfect in form and proportion and esthetically pleasing to the eye. Our Pâte de verre crystal awards are ideal for recognizing the most accomplished achievers. These award convey prestige and distinction. These masterpieces can be personalized or gifted as collector art pieces.