Blog: Schonbek behind the scenes

Throughout its long existence, Schonbek Lighting has stayed true to a company heritage of hand-craftsmanship. Each premium chandelier they create is delicately hand worked to ensure the result is a timeless lighting design of exceptional grandeur.

The Brand

Founded by Adolph Schonbek in 1870 when he left his grandfather’s glassworks to start his own company, Schonbek Lighting have long established their brand name as a mark of unparalleled excellence.

Schonbek Lighting is a made-to-order brand. They offer lighting in a choice of more than 40,000 combinations of finishes, crystal types, and styles to suit every style and sensibility. Each piece shines with an individual, special character.

The Craft

True to the company’s heritage of done-by-hand craftsmanship, each premium Schonbek chandelier is delicately hand worked, creating timeless lighting designs of exceptional grandeur that are appreciated by traditionalists and modernists alike.

Their name is synonymous with authentic handcrafted crystal chandeliers of the highest heirloom quality. Each creation is a radiant masterpiece of elegance and opulence, designed and crafted to illuminate generations to come.

Offering an insight into this creative process, Schonbek Lighting have shared a video that highlights the intricate care taken in the construction of every one of their lighting fixtures. From the profound detail placed into every one of their designs and the mass of material placed in their plans through the studied nature that brings these designs to life, Schonbek – and their staff – are truly masters of their craft.

 

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