Orrefors

Swedish, 1898

Orrefors Glassworks was founded in 1898 in Sweden, and manufactures high-quality crystal glassware and art glass. Offerings range from crystal stemware, barware, vases, sculptures, and lighting products utilizing crystal. Until 1913, the company mainly produced window glass and bottles, but when Consul Johan Ekman purchased the company, Orrefors began manufacturing drinking glasses, vases and other houseware items. Carl Fagerlund, brothers Eugen and Knut Bergkvist, Fritz Blomqvist and Heinrich Wollman were all hired as artists to innovate and design for the company. Recently, Orrefors crystal lamps chandeliers and other products have been noted for their quality and still produced today in their most famous classic designs. Orrefor also producted for many other designers, including: Simon GateEdvin Öhrström, Vicke Lindstrand, Nils Landberg, Gunnar Cyren, Ingebourg Lundin, Henning Koppel.

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