Lasvit designs trophy for Tour de France

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Czech glass manufacturer Lasvit is designing a crystal trophy for the winner of the international bicycle race, the Tour de France.

The trophy is created from a single piece of hand-blown crystal glass and decorated with cutting.

Designer Peter Olah was inspired by the dynamics and atmosphere of the prestigious cycling race for the silhouette design of the trophy.


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“I’m pleased Czech crystal has become an integral part of the famous Tour de France. Designing trophies for each subsequent year is always a new challenge for us. This year we took our inspiration from the very spirit of Tour de France, the moment when racers compete in the peloton wheel-to-wheel. The rotating décor of the trophy is a direct reflection of the spinning wheels of the best-of-the-best,” said Olah.

Each trophy weighs nearly four kilograms and stands over 60cm tall. Each piece is composed of precise cuts that within their crystalline form evokes a rotating shape.



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