ST Dupont has a long history of creating lighters and accessories for major tobacco and cigars manufacturers. Opus X has issued 2 lighters in the past (mid 1990's) but 2004 was a beginning of new era, followed by an immediate success in 2005 and a crown achievement in 2006 for the Fuente family. The creators of the famous Opus X brand utilized superior ST Dupont's design, craftsmanship and exquisite materials to produce an exotic collection of lighters, ashtrays, writing instruments and Cigar accessories. The items in all Opus X Limited Edition executed in stylish materials such as palladium, gold, Chinese lacquer and the finest Limoges Porcelain (ashtrays). All creations were met with huge enthusiasm and sold out immediately worldwide.