Handcrafted crystal bowl
Bakhos is one of the best examples of the skilled craftsmanship at Rogaska. It showcases the whole spectrum of processes were applying from cutting, hand polishing, egraving and gilding. BAKHOS (also known as bacchus or dionysus) is the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual madness, fertility, theatre and religious ecstasy in greek mythology. It took 23 pairs of hands all together and 12 hours of precise and intensive work to complete this 10 (25 cm) bakhos Handcrafted crystal vase. Engraving is a time honored art that requires special craftsmen. These craftsmen use special tools (also similar to dentists drills) and tell a story right down to the smallest of detail. BAKHOS line carries the legacy of crystalmaking and gains value by being passed on to generations. These products are ideal on a festive family table or make for a perfect protocol gift. also popular as collectors item. Crystal is enriched with gold painting applied with a brush. Products go back into the furnace (this time with much lower temperature 750°F/400°C) where the colors (gilding) are toasted on crystal surface. BAKHOS line carries the legacy of crystalmaking and gains value by being passed on to generations. These products are ideal on a festive family table or make for a perfect protocol gift. Also popular as collectors item.