Riedel Black Tie Bliss Decanter
Mouth blown, handmade.
A labour of love, Bliss displays a rotund foundation with an off-center heart stamped from each side, thus compressing the crystal into a thin pane of solid glass. This innovative design forces the wine to pool around the element while providing a place for the fingers to rest as the wine flows out of the decanter into a waiting glass.
Like the rest of the Black Tie collection, Bliss is dressed up with a black tuxedo stripe that extends gracefully from top to bottom.
This daring decanter is mouth-blown and formed by hand without the use of molds, making each a work of art. The result is that each piece is unique. A rod of black crystal (colored by manganese oxide) is introduced while the glass is molten. The length of the hollow glass piece is determined by the arm span of the glass blower.
Box contains one piece.
PLEASE NOTE: due to the hand-crafting, small tolerances in the size and weight of each decanter, tiny bubbles, slight imperfections and surface variations, are a feature and acceptable part of the process.