It all started with two Gump's brothers heading out west during the gold era. The rest is, as they say, history.
The art of lost-wax casting, or pate-de-verre, first appeared in ancient Egypt and China and was lost for hundreds of years. Read how LIULI brought back this ancient tradition to create masterpieces enjoyed all over the world, and at Gump's.
It takes 15 years to master the techniques and tap the infinite possibilities for sculpting Baccarat crystal. Take a look behind the scenes of one of the world's finest glassmakers, dating back to the 16th century.