The Irish people are known for their warmth, hospitality and generosity and it is the Irish spirit of togetherness, sharing and interaction that inspires this Waterford Short Stories Collection. The Cluin Short Stories pattern pays tribute to Dublin's 300 year old, well preserved 18. Derived from the Irish word for read, the design depicts the towering book shelves and features a grid-like design that pays tribute to the towering oak book shelves in this famous library. Brand new in gift box (not Waterford box).
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It is a great joy and pleasure to bring such lovely and fine crystal to you at a fraction of the retail cost. Thank you for shopping with us.Feedback: We truly value our customers and. Helpful Information about Waterford Crystal. Waterford crystal remains a very collectible brand and being able to distinguish it is a valuable skill in the crystal business. Waterford Crystal is the brand name of beautiful crystal glassware and other crystal items.
Its roots go back to Waterford, Ireland, beginning in the year 1793. Today, Waterford crystal is still produced and the company is a part of WWRD Holdings Ltd. Bought in 2015 by Fiskars Corp. That also produces products by Wedgwood and Royal Doulton.Knowing How to Determine the Quality of Waterford Crystal. Is a cord or line in crystal a flaw? A line or cord is not considered a flaw. This almost invisible difference in the density of the crystal occurs during the fusing of molten crystal. Although visible when it reflects light, the cord disappears when a goblet or vase is filled with water. Does a seed or bubble in crystal constitute a flaw? Tiny bubbles the size of a pin point sometimes form in the fusing or melting process and do not affect the quality of the piece. Such slight variations are natural results of handcrafting.
How to Identify Waterford Crystal. To identify Waterford crystal, hold the item up the light and use a magnifying glass to locate an acid stamp that says Waterford. Alternatively, if the item was made after 2000, look for an acid stamp in the shape of a seahorse.You can also look for a gold sticker featuring Waterford's green seahorse emblem. Caring for Your Waterford Crystal. The best solution is always washing by hand, avoid using scouring pads or abrasive detergents. To prevent spotting, combine a quarter cup ammonia with a mild lemon detergent. Clean bowls, vases and decanters by filling them half-full with moderately hot water, a small amount of mild detergent, two tablespoons of white vinegar or ammonia and 1/2 cup uncooked rice. Swirl the rice around for a few minutes to remove residue. Do not use an automatic dishwasher as this could cause your crystal to lose its brilliance.
Rinse well with warm water and air dry. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Drinkware & Barware\Drinkware". The seller is "mckenzieandsmooch" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.