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Waterford has produced many crystal patterns over its years of history, so the easiest way to identify the pattern is to learn about the most recent and common designs. It is also key to learn how to identify whether a p... More »

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Waterford crystal comes from the company's factory in Waterford City, Ireland. The factory melts more than 750 metric tons of crystal each year to produce more than 45,000 finished objects, according to the company. More »

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All genuine Waterford crystal made since 1947 features some form of authenticity mark. Pieces made between 1947 and 1999 have the word 'Waterford' etched into the bottom. Pieces made since 1999 have Waterford Crystal's s... More »

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Waterford crystal comes from the company's factory in Waterford City, Ireland. The factory melts more than 750 metric tons of crystal each year to produce more than 45,000 finished objects, according to the company. More »

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The most popular Waterford cut-crystal stemware pattern is Lismore. It was created by the company's designer, Miroslav Havel, in 1952. The Lismore design notably features smooth cuts. More »

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Waterford patterns are some of the most common and popular true crystal patterns, and its Lismore line is particularly widespread. Waterford crystal patterns are noted for their geometric design and deep cuts when compar... More »

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An important tip experts give on identifying Waterford crystal patterns is to first authenticate that the crystal itself is genuine Waterford. Waterford crystal has a much greater lead content than normal glassware and f... More »

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