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Luxurious Crystal Sculptures

The Midnight-Colored Crystal Elephant from Baccarat is $37,000

— February 22, 2015 — Luxury
The Midnight Crystal Elephant by Baccarat will bring good luck and good fortune to those who own it. This heavy duty elephant sculpture will set you back $37,000, if you so wish to have its power.

Elephants are the international sign of wisdom and prosperity. (Don't forget they are sacred to the Hindu religion — Lord Ganesha is the remover of obstacles and the patron of art. This crystal elephant is carved from a single piece of dyed midnight blue crystal. The detailing is remarkable around the ribbed trunk, the smooth tusks and the glistening body.

A paper weight of sorts, the Crystal Elephant by Baccarat rests comfortably on one's home desk. When adorned on one's desk, the crystal elephant will bring good luck to those who own it -- and likely some debt from its hefty price tag.
Trend Themes
1. Luxurious Crystal Sculptures - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Explore the use of alternative materials and design techniques to create affordable crystal sculptures for a wider market.
2. Symbolic Home Decor - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Develop a range of symbolic home decor items inspired by cultural and religious significance, catering to a diverse consumer base.
3. Functionality in Desk Accessories - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Integrate practical features and multi-functionality into desk accessories to enhance productivity and add value to the user's workspace.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Design - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Embrace technological advancements like 3D printing and digital sculpting tools to revolutionize the creation and distribution of art and design pieces.
2. Luxury Goods - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Explore sustainable and ethical practices in the production of high-end luxury goods to cater to the growing demand for eco-friendly luxury products.
3. Office Supplies - Disruptive Innovation Opportunity: Leverage smart technology and IoT integration to create innovative and connected desk accessories that enhance productivity and streamline workflow.
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