Going back to the classics yet again this summer, Baldi communicates a renewed sense of opulence with its set of dull-defying creations that will permeate the aesthetic intellect of anyone who has breadth of an eye for what it means to have classical furniture.
In celebration of its multi-generation long tradition of creating the most unique classic furniture, the most prestigious name in the Italian classics market Baldi introduced its new fashionable statement to the market like never before.
One of the company’s first pieces draws its inspiration from the famous figures that have always been an integral part of Italian classical Renaissance history. “The world as a smooth blue and green sphere. The Galileo Globe, Baldi opulent creation, takes its name from the famous
Tuscan astronomer Galileo Galilei, the father of modern science, A perfect perfume holder for bottles, the globe shows the world planisphere, in a mosaic of semi-precious stones: malachite and lapislazuli. The blue and green natural colours fit together to create an amazing pattern that represent ocean and land,” said a press statement. “A new piece of art, with a height of 1,20 meters and a width of 60 cm, containing handshaped glass bottles in transparent crystal.
The globe can be ordered bespoke in the most colourful stones match: tiger eye, amethyst, jasper, lapislazuli and malachite. Brought to life with the special technique of Florentine mosaic, the maestros attach piece by piece the green malachite and the blu lapislazuli on a curved surface to create the earth pattern, adding artistic bronze decorations on the polished and varnished semi precious stones.”
Florentine mosaics are sometimes the best addition you can give to any classical creation with its intricate items, it’s an ordeal in and of itself as well as a systematized way to adding something new to something that may look old from outside.
“Brought to life with the special technique of Florentine mosaic, the maestros attach piece by piece the green malachite and the blu lapislazuli on a curved surface to create the earth pattern, adding artistic bronze decorations on the polished and varnished semi precious stones,” reflect the company, which at made its debut at the fair in Milan last April. “The details in bronze are manufactured with the antique lost wax technique, hand chiseled and finally immersed in a silver bath. Baldi style is not only in the original classic design, typical of Italian Renaissance, but also in its materials' quality and special manufacturing methods, which allow this ancient techniques to live up to the contemporary times.”
Founded in Florence in 1867, Baldi has been setting the standard for creating a myriad of luxury home items including bathtubs, vases, bowls and lamps. Sharing a long proud heritage of Florentine Renaissance craftsmanship, the company revives some of the most ancient techniques in the trade, using in some of its work crystal and semiprecious stones including amethyst, malachite, lapislazuli, jasper, tiger eye, and marbles. “Baldi Home Jewels” has become a popular product line for its unique elegance. By encompassing the same techniques that are used by the most famous jewelers, Baldi places an added value to the product that they release. The procedures that are involved in the production process, include lost wax casting, chiseling, gilding, crystal blowing and carving, semi precious stones mosaics.
Historically starting from Harrods in London the company has managed to expand its business activities to many places including Dubai and Jeddah as well as Moscow. Part of this company’s secret of success is its penetration of the world’s home luxury center, blossoming in the spotlight of countless demanding designers.
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