Glitz by Dartington Crystal - A dazzling combination of stylish design with hand cut decoration finished with real Crystallised– Swarovski elements. Ideal for a wedding list, special celebration, or anniversary. These special crystal products are presented in a smart gift box.
The Sharon collection is crystal drinkware of the highest order. It is of such quality that the Victoria and Albert Museum in London keep it in a display of the 100 greatest ever products. 2016 welcomes Sharon’s 45th anniversary. So raise those glasses and toast to the impeccable crystal design.
The Bar Excellence collection features crystal glasses that are designed to help you enjoy your favourite drinks. Whether it is a crisp continental lager, a cool long drink, a straight-up spirit or a cocktail, the Bar Excellence collection has a glass that will be your ideal match.
Each glass in the Wine Master collection has been shaped to enhance the flavours of the world’s most popular wines. They’re the perfect choice for wine enthusiasts. Hand made in the UK in high quality crystal they are also suitable for dishwasher use..
The signature of the Lily collection is a beautiful mouth-blown slender bubble in each stem, creating a unique crystal collection. These glasses are supplied as a pair and are hand made in Devon by expert craftsmen. The acclaimed crystal glass designer Hilary Green designs the Lily collection..
A decanter makes an impressive way to serve and store a variety of spirits and other drinks. Tall and elegant wine decanters always add a touch of luxury to the table. For whisky, spirits and fortified wines we can supply a fine selection of designs, each finished with a stopper for an airtight seal.
The Rachael collection is for the wine enthusiast that favours variety. It has elegant glasses to suit every type of wine and every type of occasion. A selection of crystal jugs and a decanter complete the collection, giving you all you need to sip and serve in style.
Chateauneuf - The crystal wine glasses in this special handmade collection are defined by bold, rounded bowls and elegant stems. The strikingly simple appearance makes them a popular choice for style-conscious wine enthusiasts.
What better than a tasty ale or lager to relax after a long day? These collections of crystal glass tankards are the perfect way to serve your beer of choice. Each of the beer tankards in this collection has been carefully crafted by hand to give you a glass that is a pleasure to own. They are made with the finest lead crystal in Their renowned glass factory in Devon.
Each crystal glass in the Dimple collection has a genuine feel of weight and quality. The attractive dimple that can be found in the base of each glass makes the collection unique. The acclaimed glass designer Frank Thrower designed the collection in 1967.
The Exmoor collection was originally created in the late 1960s. Its beautifully simple design looks as stylish today as it ever did. The collection offers a perfect reminder that great design stands the test of time. A unique bubble that can be found deep inside the base of each glass defines the Exmoor collection.
These handcrafted crystal glasses were specifically created for the relaxed appreciation of ales, lagers and ciders. Generously sized bowls, solid crystal stems and a sturdy foot give each glass a quality weight, look and feel. Cheers!
The perfect celebration gift! Few Champagne flutes can match the glamour of this from the Glitz collection. Its tall, slim bowl is handmade and decorated with stunning elements of crystal from the acclaimed Swarovski. A perfect celebration gift for silver, gold and ruby anniversaries!
When you are celebrating something special, you need glasses that are special too. The Champagne Collection is where you will find them. Likewise the Classic Whisky Gift Set makes a great gift for whisky lovers.
These handmade crystal glass cooler jugs are designed by the Dartington’s own glass designers. They are perfect for punch and cocktails and have plenty of room for ice cubes and fruit. So however you want to serve your drink, with this jug you can serve it in style.
Appledore - The collection was named after the charming fishing village near the Dartington glass factory in North Devon. A fitting tribute to one of Dartington Crystal’s much-loved collections. What better way to set the mood for those memorable moments?
Curve - Each of the crystal vases in this small collection features a distinctive hand cut neck. It makes for a finish that’s as beautiful as your flowers. Various vase sizes are available, so you’re sure to find something that offers the perfect fit for your favourite blooms. Handmade in Devon.
This diverse collection of crystal vases has been designed and shaped to bring out the beauty of all kinds of flower displays. So whatever your favourite blooms are, the Florabundance collection has a vase to suit. Give your flowers the treatment they deserve
Smooth finishes and stylish shapes define the crystal vases of the Flora collection. They have been handmade using the finest crystal glass and will bring your flower arrangements the attention they deserve. Hilary Green, who has designed some of Dartington Crystal’s most popular products, devised this collection.
Discover a vibrant new way to display your favourite flowers with Dartington’s Flower Bottles collection. Each colourful bottle is embellished with its own flower motif and offers a charming alternative to a vase. No wonder they won The Giftware Association’s Gift Of The Year competition in 2009.
These high quality crystal bowls look great on the dinner table. Their striking design means they are not only functional but make great ornaments too. Bring a little extra touch of style to your home. They would make the perfect centrepieces for any décor.
The beauty of plants and flowers has been celebrated in these stunning handmade crystal pieces. Created under license with the RHS, each piece features hand engraving by Dartington’s Master Craftsman, Nick Davey. These exquisite pieces will be limited to a world- wide edition of just 50.
A dazzling combination of stylish design with hand cut decoration finished with real Crystallised – Swarovski elements. Ideal for a wedding list, special celebration, or anniversary. These special crystal products are presented in a smart gift box.
Kashmir is a great looking collection of functional bowls and vases with a variety of size and colour options. The design signature uses a soft angular shoulder, which echoes early Dartington and the contemporary appeal for clean and simple form.
The Kindred Vase collection provides unique retro style vases to display your favourite flowers or to stand-alone. The Kindred design inspiration is rooted in the Scandinavian style and the Swedish glass blowers who originally came to Dartington in the 1960's and early 70's.
The Lynton collection features two large crystal glass bowls of exceptional quality. Whether you are looking for a crystal punch bowl or a fruit bowl, the Lynton collection will not disappoint. They are named after the pretty seaside village just a few miles from their North Devon glass factory.
The Opus collection is a small selection of contemporary crystal vases. A beautiful flower display can really make a house a home. The sleek, clean design of these crystal vases allows the vibrant colours of your bouquets to shine..
The collection of four RHS Limited Edition paperweights and four Sandcasts are all created under license with the RHS – Royal Horticultural Society.
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DARTINGTON CRYSTAL HISTORY
Dartington Crystal was founded in June 1967 in Torrington, North Devon by the Dartington Hall Trust, a charity which then aimed to assist the economic regeneration of rural areas through business, education and the arts. In the early sixties the trust had become concerned that north Devon was becoming depopulated as a lack of job opportunities forced people to move elsewhere to find work. The glass-making factory was intended to be a solution this problem, conceived as a centre of employment giving local people a reason to stay in the area. The company thrived from here growing into a worldwide brand recognised for its quality and design led manufacturing.
Demand outstripped production in the 1970s and the factory had to be expanded. By the 1980s the modern image of Dartington had attracted the attention of Wedgwood who took up a large stake in the business, allowing for further expansion. Dartington Crystal underwent another Management Buy Out in April 2006, safeguarding many skilled jobs in the area. Dartington Crystal bought Scottish-based Caithness Glass out of receivership in October 2006 and also owns Royal Brierley Crystal which is based in the West Midlands.