Austrian crystal offers a magnificent palette of inspiration with its variety of colors shapes and sizes. Coupled with the country's passion for detail and high-precision cutting Austrian crystal adds sophistication and glamour to any embellishment.
Austrian crystal is considered a rhinestone. The name rhinestones originated on the shores of the Rhine River that borders Austria. Early Europeans gathered sparkling rock crystal pebbles from the river's bank to use as adornments.
Austrian crystal is handmade using a technique traditionally known for cutting hand-blown glass. Austria leads the world in the production of precision-cut crystals. They are used in fashion and jewelry as well as in architecture lighting and interior designs.
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Colors available in unlimited hues with a rainbow reflection. Austrian crystal is formed by melting sand soda lime (from limestone) and other compounds at high temperatures. This process improves the clarity of glass adding brightness gleam and the ability to refract light. These crystals are unusual as they are highly reflective a feature brought by the purity and clarity of the molten glass. Austrian crystal coatings come from various metals which produce a high degree of sparkle and glitter. Skilled craftsmen then form prisms that bring forth layers of radiant color.
What is Austrian Crystal? Austria is the World capital of crystal making. Crystal made in Austria is Austrian Crystal.
Where did Austrian Crystal originate? Is it the same thing as Rhinestones?
Austrian crystal is considered rhinestone jewelry. The original rhinestones were pebbles of rock crystal from the Rhine River (Austria's western boundary), hence the name rhinestone. These pebbles had a beautiful sparkle an were used as adornments.
In 1775 a French jeweler named George Frederic Stras began to coat the lower side of glass with metal powder. The resulting sparkle closely imitated diamonds. These "gems" were not very affordable because each stone was handcrafted.
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