How many Waterford patterns are there?
One of the very first crystal patterns we offered was Waterford Lismore. Today, there are more than 58,000 individuals who have registered their interest in Waterford Lismore with Replacements, Ltd.! In fact, our company promotes more than 540 different patterns ??
How do I know my Waterford pattern?
The first way to tell an authentic piece of Waterford is to look for the Waterford acid mark. Using a magnifying glass, or holding the crystal up to the light, search for the stamp. It will most likely appear on the stems base, but can also be found in the grooves as well.
How do I identify my crystal glass patterns?
Crystal Stemware Manufacturer MarksYou could find the mark on the rim or center of the foot, on the stem, or on the bottom of the bowl.The mark could be an initial, a logo, a word, or coded numbers and letters.Some marks are molded or embossed, others are stamped or etched on the glass (Waterford, for example).More items
Is Waterford crystal the best?
Waterford Crystal is one of the only places in the world that is highly successful with achieving a full 33% lead content in their Irish crystal. Adding lead to glass makes glass softer and more pliable. This pliability is what allows Waterford Crystal to carve such intricate, highly acclaimed designs into their glass.