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The iconic piano firm has created a unique instrument, decorated with glass crystals made by the equally iconic glass firm Lalique. Here's the result…
The famous piano maker has just unveiled the 'Heliconia' piano
René Lalique was a master jeweller, famous for his Art Nouveau jewellery as well as perfume bottles and glassware.
The Heliconia pattern on the piano was originally created by Marie-Claude Lalique and is one of the company's signature motifs
There's a black and a white version of the Heliconia piano
Each piano is decorated with 75 Lalique glass crystals
A craftsman puts the finishing touches to the piano
The iron frame of the Heliconia is silver – as opposed to the frames of other Steinway pianos which are gold
There are crystals hidden all over the Heliconia
Here's a close-up of one of the large Lalique crystals
Heliconias are a type of flowering plant usually found in America
The white Heliconia is perhaps even more glamorous than the black?