A few of our Swarovski crystal fanatics clients were fortunate to attend the Swarovski event signing last weekend and have allowed us to pass that along to our Kristall Buzz readers!
The recent Swarovski signing in LA’s hottest hotel, the Sofitel on October 29, 2011 featured Swarovski designers Anton Hirzinger and Heinz Tabertshofer.
About 300 Swarovski collectors attended the signing during the day and were warmly welcomed by Swarovski staff. Just inside was a very large display of the gold tone Fortune Cookie introduced in 2010 and collectors were encouraged to take one home, compliments of Swarovski. Attendees entertained themselves playing Jeopardy for crystal prizes. A very nice highlight was that collectors were given clear crystal stars and decorative crystals to enhance them. This will be a nice remembrance of the day with Swarovski.
On display was the Crystal Myriad Matang, Asian Elephant, NLE of 300, and the Crystal Myriad Longwang Dragon, NLE of 888. Longwang, shown below, is Chinese for ‘King of the Dragons’. (Isn’t that clever….2012 is the Chinese Year of the Dragon and Swarovski has created a Crystal Myriad for it!) Heinz Tabertshofer is the designer of both of these magnificent Crystal Myriad sculptures.
A Swarovski outlet center was located near the hotel; so many collectors could not resist a trip to find the special retired treasure they had been looking for.
The evening VIP cocktail party reception and dinner event was spectacular. The bar was graced by an ice sculpture of the Swarovski Polar Bear. SCS members were recognized for special attributes, like youngest and oldest in attendance, traveling more miles to the event and some other things.
After the comical Lucille Ball and other Hollywood look-alike performances ended and near time to go home, dinner attendees were given a set of the new Swarovski Wine Glasses.
Sounds to me like the event was packed with Swarovski fanatics having a great time and that they were lucky to be there!