VAS VITREUM stands for quality craftsmanship and brings together all the outstanding parts from the Swedish crystal industry. The glassworks is run today of fourth and fifth generation glass craftsmen who combines design, experience and knowledge to create beautiful objects of the highest quality. The first four generations in the family worked with Big success for the world famous glass use Orrefors, Kosta Boda and Sandvik. Grandfather's father Gustav Augustsson, was one of only five champions who made the award-winning glass for the Paris Exhibition in 1925 and for it was awarded a gold medal. In 1985, the master engraver Lars Börnesson, decided fourth generation of glass craftsmen to found their own company. The name Vas Vitreum is Latin and means: "glass object".