Quality from Vienna since 1845
Around 170 years ago, Elias Bakalowits founded the chandelier manufactory that today supplies elegant models and lighting creations to the whole world. The company remains in family ownership to this day, now in the fifth generation.
Rise to become one of the finest suppliers of crystal chandeliers
Ludwig, the son of Elias, made the Bakalowits lamp manufactory famous throughout the Austro-Hungarian empire. The company was appointed to the position of Imperial and Royal Court Purveyor with a lighting order for the new Imperial Palace and the Redoutensäale under Emperor Franz Joseph in 1892.
First exports to America and Asia
Exhibition of the chandeliers of Bakalowits at the World Exhibition in
Paris, further exhibitions in London, Geneva, St. Petersburg and Turin
First patents for crystal chandeliers and technical drawings,
manufacturing restricted until 1945 because of the war, much damage and
Start of the close cooperation with architects in the Middle East and Far East.
Highlight since then
KR Prof. Friedl Bakalowits is the fifth generation to head up the family company.