Cumbria Crystal brings early 1900s glassware into the 21st century with the Boogie Woogie collection.

The ‘20s were a time for innovation and progress, primarily concerning shifts in culture and politics. As a result, economic growth and subsequent prosperity boomed, while the Jazz era and modernism movement shifted alongside these momentous societal changes.

The effects of such an exciting, revolutionary time inevitably influenced everything from automotive design to art. Notably, they also left their mark on crystalware from this period, resulting in designs that have stood the test of time and are still enjoyed today. 

Cumbria Crystal has taken influence from the early 1900s, using this monumental period as our muse while instilling some very modern tweaks into our popular Boogie Woogie collection. 

Artisan glass with roots in abstract art.

Cast your eyes upon the silhouette of our champagne coupes and cocktail glasses, and their origins are instantly recognisable. However, look a little closer, and you’ll discover tactile twists that serve our crystal glasses, both aesthetically and practically. 

Complete with eye-catching vertical and horizontal patterning, designer Peter Ting took inspiration from Piet Mondrian’s Composition No.10: Pier and Ocean. Mondrian himself took inspiration from the rhythmic changes of Jazz music, and this love of vertical and horizontal design followed him throughout his esteemed career until his penultimate painting, Broadway Boogie Woogie.

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