Crystal souvenirs were created for the XII Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck in 1976, which were the beginnings of the commercialization of finished products. Then a SWAROVSKI employee put together several chandelier pieces to form a tiny mouse, laying the foundation for the iconic figurines that fascinate a large community worldwide today.
Swarovski is a family-run, independent company, which was founded more than 125 years ago in Wattens, Austria, during the technological advancements of the second Industrial Revolution.
Now run by the fifth generation of family members, Swarovski has become a leading group of global companies committed to stable growth and maintaining its place at the forefront of design, creativity, and technological innovation.
Throughout its history, Swarovski has been aware that the long-term success of the company is inseparable from the well-being of its clients, employees, the environment, and society as a whole. This is an integral part of Swarovski’s heritage, and is embedded today in the company’s established global sustainability agenda. – less