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Vienna's traditional glass manufacturer Lobmeyr faces an exciting task: it has been entrusted with the restauration of 11 crystal chandeliers it had created for the foyer and auditorium of New York's Metropolitan Opera, in 1966..The Sputnik-like steel structures with 51.000 individual crystals are completely dismantled, cleaned, and re-built from the ground, while many missing crystals and damaged or outdated parts are being replaced. This takes approximatley one month..Lobmeyr's prestigeuos client list includes H.R.H. Queen Elisabeth II., the Sultan of Brunei, Arnold Schwarzenegger and many others.