Waterford Crystal

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Crystal Clear Quality

Waterford Crystal is a name commonly associated with unsurpassed quality in glassware; and products from this luxury brand are always in high demand. However, when you examine the history of the company, you realise that its fortunes have not always been so smooth running.

The company opened in 1783, in Waterford, Ireland. It was the brainchild of two brothers, William and George Penrose, who wanted to create ‘the finest quality crystal for drinking vessels and objects of beauty for the home.’ For 70 years, Waterford Crystal flourished, until the mid-19th century, when finances forced it to shut down.

Becoming a Modern Luxury Brand

Fortunately, after the Second World War, Kael Bacik and Miroslav Havel, a glassmaker and a designer respectively, joined forces to recreate the astonishingly artistic designs of the Penrose brothers, and to bring Waterford Crystal back to the world once more.

Since then, the brand has grown, and is now considered one of the finest creators of glassware in the world. The company still employs master artisans to oversee the creation of its pieces, to ensure that the same high levels of quality are maintained in all products.

Designer Collaborations

Waterford Crystal has ranges created by some of the most famous designers in the world. These include John Rocha, who is famed for his bold, masculine designs, Jo Sampson, who specialises in elegance and refinement, and Monique Lhuillier, whose designs are often simple, modern and attention-grabbing.

In addition to glassware, the company now stocks a wide range of other homeware products, such as dinner plates, teapots and lighting.

Engraved Gifts

In addition to the main collection, Waterford Crystal also offer a wide variety of engraved gifts; giving you the opportunity to personalise your glassware. This is especially popular for bridal and anniversary gifts.

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