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Offer yourself a sparkle of the Pyramid of the Louvre!

The collector's item

For the 30th anniversary of the Louvre's Pyramid, a limited series of exclusive objects have been created from the original glass of the Pyramid. Developed 30 years ago by the Saint-Gobain group, this glass meets the transparency requirements set by architect Ieoh Ming Pei.

793 fragments to build the Pyramid and the pyramidions are exceptionally on sale, to testify to this exceptional architectural and technical adventure.

Each of the 793 fragments is unique and supplied in an elegant black sheath, accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

Its History

Built in 1989 by architect Ieoh Ming Pei, this modern structure is located in the middle of the Napoleon courtyard of the Louvre Museum.

The Pyramid built by Saint-Gobain, the first major laminated glass project in France, is 21 metres high and has 673 lozenges and glass triangles.

A real architectural achievement at the time of its development, it remains one of the most iconic monuments in the city of Paris today.

The 793 fragments

  • 793 fragments of a material with unique properties
  • 793 fragments to form the Louvre Pyramid and pyramidions.
  • 793 fragments symbols and witnesses of an exceptional architectural and technical adventure
  • 793 fragments resulting from the collaboration of three great names: the audacity of an architect, the know-how of an industrialist who has stood the test of time and the prestige of a museum steeped in history

Characteristics

  • Saint-Gobain laminated glass fragment
  • Metal base
  • Equilateral triangle shape, 20 cm on each edge
  • A depth of 1 cm
  • A total weight of 900g
  • Limited series of 793 pieces
  • Numbered fragments with a certificate of authenticity