What are Swarovski crystals? May 6, 2017 – Posted in: Production and materials

Most people will know Swarovski as a global brand of luxury jewellery featuring sparkling crystals.  But did you know it was started by a young man in 1891 called Daniel Swarovski?  Combining the new technologies of the time he invented an electrically driven cutting machine allowing him more precision than previously possible to cut the crystals.  By 1895 he had founded the company we know today high in the Austrian mountains As the 1920s dawned and the…

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