For serving sweets or use as a teapot holder.
As tradition requires, Saint-Louis plates are mouth-blown. The master glassmaker must first collect molten crystal from the furnace, insert it into a mold containing the shape of a flattened sphere and mouth-blow it. This crystal shape, once cooled, is cut in half, keeping only the bottom part, which will form the plate. In the final step, it will be cut in the cold workshop.
Drinking tea in crystal is a wise choice. Crystal enhances the beauty of tea, a liquid that is often sipped from ceramic drinkware, but deserves to have its colour revealed.
The new Apollo range can be used for every type of tea: whether light, full-bodied or grand cru, whether it is enjoyed the Western way or brewed strong as in Asia. Therefore, as with wine, Saint-Louis has designed vessels to suit various types of tea in order to best reveal their flavours.
Created in collaboration with tea sommelier Lydia Gautier, the range includes 9 new objects that invite everyone to compose their own pairing of tea and crystal: the ideal tea service based on personal preferences or new discoveries!