Title from title frame.
One of a series of videos under the title "Pleasures", that explores the skills required by expert craftsmen as they transform materials such as gems, wood, leather, chocolate, metal, and crystal, into luxury items. This video focuses on crystal.
Documentary on how crystal is transformed into glass and then into luxurious items. The firms Lalique and Baccarat are included in this film.
Ciral Barbancon, Claude Tardy, camera ; Sonia Chabour, writer ; Alexis Guillot, editor.
Scenes from Lalique show the use of large hand presses and mould blown objects being made, and the carving of large glass pieces. At Baccarat you see a designer at work in the archives room and then the production of the piece, as well as changing of the pots.
DVD ; widescreen.
In French with English voice over.
Unable to view on cataloger's computer, but was able to view using WinTV software.