Each piece in this line of mouth blown, hand decorated, lead free, 24% crystal has been individually hand-crafted in the European country of Romania. The Milano Collection provokes the mind and stimulates the eyes with is unpredictable swirl design, and stained glass like finish. The stained glass appearance is all hand painted with vivid colors within the pattern using different colored lusters and 24k gold. Not only is the creative process time consuming, it is also demanding. Each glass is a piece of art created by a worker best described as an artisan. Quality glassware like this is sought after throughout the world. As with all handcrafted works of art, no two are exactly alike which confirms the one of a kind uniqueness of these pieces. Each piece goes through a rigorous quality control process insuring only the highest quality. This set would make a wonderful gift to give or receive and is great for any occasion.