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Orient Express Casarialto Water Glasses


Orient Express enlisted master Italian glassmaker Casarialto to design an Art Deco-inspired water glass adorned with hand-painted amber and midnight blue motifs to honour the legendary locomotive. The limited edition design was made adhering to strict Murano glass traditions.

A Limited Edition for Orient Express




An Ancestral Savoir-Faire Tradition

The first master glassmakers settled in Venice, Italy, in 1291. On the Venetian island of Murano, glassmaking has been passed down since the 10th century. After its heyday in the 16th century, the influence of Murano glassmaking declined before being revived at the end of the 19th century.

The Glass

Borosilicate glass features a superior quality, making it resistant to shock. After the glass is heated with a flame and blown, it's characterised by fine stripes.

The Painting

Entrusted to a decorative painter in Venice, each water glass is hand-painted in fine gold and adorned with amber and midnight-blue decorations.

The Design

The Art Deco-inspired motif adorning each water glass, a play on transparency and superimposition, was achieved after more than 20 rounds of prototyping.

Anatomy of the Water Glass

The water glass is cylindrical in shape and is stamped with the seals of two houses—Casarialto and Orient Express.