London Design Festival: Asprey Exhibits Some of Its Most Iconic Pieces ⇒ Established in 1781, Asprey London has been one of the most fierce brands in the market and has completely redefined British luxury to a whole new level, bringing quality, refinement and innovation in all of its production. Whether we are talking about jewellery, timepieces or design, Asprey is able to design outstanding collections and during the occasion of the London Design Festival, the leading brand has presented some of its most iconic pieces, and now, CovetED will talk about a few of them, so be prepared to be inspired!
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Asprey’s animal head decanters have become widely recognised for their craftsmanship and as a novel addition to the bar. Each three-dimensional animal head stopper is produced in sterling silver and fitted upon a series of hand-blown, crystal decanters. The immaculately detailed stoppers capture the distinctive curves and intricate features of each animal and are unique in form due to their handmade nature.
In celebration of over eighty years of creating exceptional barware, Asprey introduces the Art Deco Cocktail Trolley, an original design derived from the archives of 1935, the height of this fashionable time. The silver-plated and tempered glass trolley exudes Art Deco glamour and showcases special design touches such as the Asprey “A” and a bullskin handle.
The Asprey Londoner luggage collection is manufactured in England by Globe-Trotter. Luxury and durability meet in this four-piece collection of beautifully practical suitcases and trolleys. Every detail and aspect of this luggage collection has been designed from colour and finish to selecting the metals used on the fittings.
Racing Car shake
Since the golden age of cocktails, Asprey has been mastering the art of sophisticated barware, producing the same iconic designs and new modern interpretations to the current day. The 1920’s and 30’s were a successful and defining time for Asprey. Today, Asprey is still renowned for creating a range of unique and quirky cocktail shakers made in sterling silver such as the Rocket, Lighthouse, Aeroplane, Bobsleigh with enamel or engraved detailing.
The latest additions to the Asprey sterling silver cocktail shaker collection, includes the Racing Car and Pagoda, both modern, playful and imaginative interpretations of Asprey’s barware offering.
Each vase represents a season which has been hand carved into lead-free glass vases using diamond point drills and contemporary carving techniques to create a tactile cameo in fine detail and relief. The vases are mouth blown and then layered with several enamel colours on the inside which is then carved through to give the relief effect.
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