When is a glass a tumbler? The answer lies in a mystery about an ancient round-bottomed cup from the mid 1600s, the original tumbler or acrobat in old German. One theory is the original round bottomed tumbler would fall over and spill its contents if set down on a table.
Our red wine glasses, like their matching white wine counterparts and all our lead crystal barware at Grant Macdonald have 24% lead oxide content, ensuring far greater durability and much higher refractive qualities than ordinary glassware.
At Grant Macdonald we are usually firm believers that Christmas arrangements, decorations and all things festive belong firmly in the month of December.
Keyrings are a relatively modern invention brought about by the brilliantly simple engineering of the split-ring, a tightly compressed single piece of thick wire or metal that can be used to connect keys together.