For over 100 years, Swarovski, the brand synonymous with ingenuity, poetry, and technology, has developed its supreme mastery of precision-cutting, to become the world’s leading producer of cut crystal, genuine gemstones, and created stones. The family company has remained fully independent since its foundation in Wattens, Austria, in 1895. Over the course of its history, Swarovski has produced innovations and inspired creative trends in fields as varied as jewelry, fashion, accessories, lighting and interior design, culture, and industrial research and development. The company draws its richness of expression from the cultural heritage of central Europe and its talent for forging links between the arts, science, and economics. Today, the name of Swarovski stands for exacting workmanship, quality, and creativity all over the world.