Schott Zwiesel uses its own innovative and exclusive Tritan Crystal technology to create exceptionally brilliant premium crystal glassware that is durable and dishwasher safe.
Where are Schott Zwiesel Glasses Made?
Schott Zwiesel glassware is handcrafted in Zwiesel, Germany. Founded in 1872, the company has a 130-year tradition of crystal glass-making excellence that has been passed down through generations.
How Do You Pronounce Schott Zwiesel?
The company's name is pronounced as \"shot svee-zell.\"
Are Schott Zwiesel Glasses Dishwasher Safe?
Yes, all Schott Zwiesel collections are dishwasher safe for easy cleaning.
Is Schott Zwiesel Lead Free?
Yes, the Tritan crystal used to make Schott Zwiesel glassware features titanium and zirconium instead of lead, ensuring that all collections are completely lead free.
Is Tritan Unbreakable?
Schott Zwiesel glassware resists chips, scratches, breakage, discoloration, spots and stains even after 1,000 cycles in the dishwasher. It is not completely unbreakable or shatterproof, but it is exceptionally strong and durable. In addition, many pieces feature added reinforcement in breakage-prone zones (such as the rim and the junction of the bowl and stem) for even more break resistance.
What Is Tritan Glassware?
Tritan Crystal technologyis a glass-making method exclusively used by Schott Zwiesel to create wine, beer, cocktail and other beverage glasses. It replaces the lead of traditional crystal with titanium and zirconium, creating glassware with brilliant clarity and superior strength. It is considered by many to be the finest crystal glassware available.
Does Tritan Feel Like Glass?
Yes, Tritan Crystal has the clarity and reflective qualities of real glass. Although it looks and feels like glass, the Tritan Crystal technology produces glassware that is much more durable and resistant to breakage. It offers the beautiful aesthetics of glass with practical and functional crystal glass that is easy to clean and less likely to shatter.