The first Atlantis crystal pieces were produced in the town of Alcobaça in 1972, at a factory known at the time as Crisal – Cristais de Alcobaça (Alcobaça Crystals). This factory, which followed the old traditional Portuguese glass working techniques, was already known for producing some of the best handmade lead crystal pieces in the world.
Collaborating with top designers around the world, Atlantis has made reputation of being one of the finest handmade crystals in the world. With a complete range of stemware, barware and giftware, Atlantis produces pieces for all tastes and occasions. Simple clear crystals for a more classic look, colored plain for a modern approach and cut glassware for a more casual look.
The merger with the Vista Alegre Group, in 2001, was a determining factor to business expansion. In the 21st century, Atlantis continues to affirm its presence in the main international markets and to be universally recognized as the manufacturer of one of the purest crystals in the world, combining traditional knowledge with the best in contemporary design.