Among the jagged and the fluid, sophisticated and pure, the rough and the refined, the Excess collection illustrates perfect balance – inspiration transmitted through the crystal makers and their creative breath.

The diamond faceting pattern is emblematic of Cristalleries de Saint-Louis. A new facet of its great evenness has been revealed by Hervé van der Straeten - more natural, and therefore, asymmetrical: diamond has become rock crystal, a nearly raw element that makes its appearance on the stem of a goblet, or peeks from surprising chandeliers.