WHY SWAROVSKI® CRYSTAL?
Swarovski Crystal is an Austrian producer of luxury cut lead glass, headquartered in Wattens, Austria. Swarovski’s name has become synonymous with producing the finest in genuine crystal. Swarovski's specialized manufacturing processes, together with the highest quality raw materials, guarantee the highest possible degree of precision, component quality, consistency, and unmatched brilliance.
Each crystal is subject to the most stringent quality controls. The exact recipe and the proportion of quartzes, sand, and minerals remain a company secret that is part of the legacy of the brand.
During the opening decades of the 20th century, Swarovski crystals became an essential ingredient in the heady world of high fashion. The company worked with iconic figures like Chanel, Schiaparelli, Balenciaga and later, Christian Dior. The glittering, light filled crystals were irresistible to artists like jazz singer Josephine Baker, then to Hollywood icons like Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn.
LeCarington proudly uses only Swarovski crystal in all its’ jeweled encrusted hand carved sculpted castings. The finest in haute couture handbags requires the finest in materials. The LeCarington brand Arte designs have brought the flavor of old hollywood glamour back displaying timeless silhouettes incepting a new modern-day twist. The sparkling reflection of each embellished crystal casting illuminates the beautiful light Swarovski crystal produces.