The crystal from Lobmeyr
The technique of melting quartz sand and shaping objects of enduring cultural
value dates back to the fourth century before Christ. The approach to the quality
of glass we take foregranted today was slow and careful. Glass has always fascinated
mankind. With its transparency, its unique shiny surface and its play with
light and reflection, glass has properties otherwise only found in diamonds or rock
This fascination for crystal has been the driving force behind Lobmeyr for almost
200 years. Through six generations the properties of crystal have been tested
and researched and its handling and forming possibilities explored.
Thus we have
learned how to make the magic of the material enduringly visible. We concentrate
on the virtuous technical handling of this challenging substance, on lovingly
crafted details and subtle shine instead of “loud” glitter.
Regardless whether wafer
thin blown muslin glass or glass that owes its shape to cutting – Lobmeyr reinstates
the beauty of this omnipresent material, bringing elegance and refinement back to
Family – Company –
Lobmeyr is in its sixth generation as a family business
A love of the material, the emotional relationship
with the product and the commitment of personal energy
defined our method of working from the beginning.
In this context each generation leaves its trace.
Tradition of Renewal
Though Lobmeyr continually focuses on the contemporary interpretation of glass, it has never stopped cultivating its
The old inspires the new, traditional know-how
Designers for Lobmeyr
Lobmeyr is working with outstanding designers.
Whether the architects of Vienna’s Ringstraße in the 19th century,
the pioneers of the Modern Movement or contemporary
artists – the list of our designers mirrors not only the diversity,
but also the quality of our work with crystal.