Most of us know Disney does adorable characters better than anybody. They have products which range from cartoon artwork to lavish toys, and yes, even crystal – if it's to do with Disney, collectors desire it! Swarovski dialed in on precisely what collectors were searching for with figurines which captured the characters emotions and character then drove up need by creating special limited edition pieces. Collectors literally could not get enough.
Swarovski has many Disney Collections, the very first of which was the Disney Showcase Collection published in 2005. This collection comprised 6 superbly crafted figurines – the classics: Goofy, Daisy Duck, Donald Duck, Pluto, Mickey Mouse, and Minnie Mouse. Each figure sparkles with Swarovski's patented crystal cutting procedure and colorization. These Disney statues (also known as ‘ statues de Disney ‘ in French language) are really a collectors' fantasy since they have been retired and they seldom come on the market.
Following up the initial with the other classic is the next collection, which includes Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Tigger and Eeyore. This set was released in 2007 and even though it had been retired in 2010 collectors could discover an amazing Winnie the Pooh set in vivid colours, topaz, rosaline, and light siam crystal colours.
Next came the Bambi Collection; using Disney it is only classic after classic. Bambi, Flower, Friend Owl and Thumper were published in 2008 and have since been retired. Even the Disney Thumper figurine by Swarovski has ever been a favorite among collectors, and even though this little fellow was retired, Thumper can really be seen in a few picks on line Swarovski Outlets.
What authentic Disney collector wouldn't finish a set with Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. Launched in 2009 this collection constitutes the biggest Swarovski Crystal Disney set thus far. Regrettably, these figurines are super hard to locate, but the following collection nevertheless has some easily available figurines.