Your basics in glassware, essential for every home, the Grassl Glass Elemental Series is also perfect to give as gifts this holiday season. Every home needs these basics, and these, in particular, are dishwasher-safe, lead-free, durable, and functional.
They’re available in four variants, each with a specific use, and each designed in Switzerland, and mouth-blown in Slovakia:
Grassl Glass takes immense pride in their craftsmanship and the quality of their glass. In fact, twenty years of glassmaking experience are required for Grassl Glass. In an oxy-fuel fired furnace, soda, dolomite, glassmaking sand, potassium, potassium oxide, and recycled glass are melted into a 1700C hot, lead-free molten mass.
It takes five artisans to produce a single stemmed glass during its hot-shaping phase, which is then followed by a slow-cooling process. They use traditional glass-making techniques, while fashioning glassware that is functional and durable.
Store your glassware in a clean and dry place, like open shelves or cupboards. Shelves are ideal, and will keep them from breaking. Long-stemmed glasses should be stored upright.
If storing your glassware for a longer period, wrap each piece in packing paper or newspaper. You can add bubble wrap, as well, for extra protection. Line them carefully in a box, filling any excess space with additional newspaper or packing paper to avoid them banging into each