Crystal is transparent glass faceted and treated for a high degree of brilliance and optical purity, appreciated for its decorative beauty. Crystal can be crafted in a number of shapes and colors, and may be machine-cut, hand-cut or molded into beautiful geometric forms.

Machine-cut crystals have facets that are sharp and perfectly defined with crisp edges, allowing more light refraction giving more sparkle and personality to the crystal piece.

Hand-cut crystals offer a more classic look and feel. The skill with which a crystal is cut determines how well it reflects and refracts light. The balance of precision and craftsmanship unlocks a crystal’s unique brilliance and luster . The process is labor intensive, and patterns from tools may be left on the crystal, adding to its beauty and attesting to the traditional methods used in this process.

Whether machine or hand-cut, the quality of the crystal used in Swarovski Lighting remains peerless in its baseline quality and heritage of cutting expertise.

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Crystals from Swarovski

Crystals from Swarovski are available in a myriad of colors, effects, shapes, and sizes, crystals from Swarovski are produced according to the innovative, lead-free* Advanced Crystal Standard and cut with high precision.The ‘Crystals from Swarovski®’ Seal serves as a certificate of authenticity that identifies products made with genuine Swarovski crystals.


Spectra Crystal

Spectra® Crystal stands for machine cut Swarovski crystal with Swarovski‘s top-level quality. Spectra® Crystal has been a registered trademark since 1999 and offers the most lauded cuts in clear crystal.

Heritage Crystal

Heritage Crystal, this heirloom quality crystal is characterized by visual purity, sharp faceting and precise polishing, offering shining clarity at industry standards. Heritage Crystal is available in an array of beautiful colors. 

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Rock Crystal

Rock crystal is naturally mined from the earth, not manufactured, and cannot be mass-produced. Skilled gem cutters grind, cut and polish each rock crystal by hand, enhancing its splendor, luminosity, andnatural prismatic beauty.

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Optic Crystal

Optic crystal, formerly used only used in optical and scientific instrumentation, was added as an innovative option to Schonbek products for its remarkably refractive properties, clarity, and sharpness of the cuts.

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Legacy Crystal

From the glass-making region around Venice, Legacy crystal is molded and fire-polished to produce subtle luminosity, offering a modestly priced option to cut crystal.

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Gemcut Crystal

Machine-cut crystal mimicking faceted gems, this crystal is characterized by sharp faceting that displays a pleasing balance of internal reflections of light.

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Vintage Crystal

Recalling the fashions of a bye-gone era , these colorful, fanciful beads, dainty droplets, and antique-style faceted ovals are woven into chains creating a jewel-like brilliance.

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