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If a decanter is lead crystal, there should be a mark on the bottom of the item. You can read more about lead crystal at http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-lead-crystal.htm.
I have a blue crystal bottle with little red stones and gold trimming top broken and bottom broke can you fix it
No lead crystal is safe to drink/dispense from. All leaded crystal leaches lead into any beverage contained therein. Acidic beverages pull lead from crystal faster than other liquids. Even very small amounts of lead are unsafe for consumption and can cause brain damage.
Waterford Crystal Cup was created in 2006.
Waterford Crystal is a trademark brand of crystal glassware that used to produced in Waterford, Ireland. The factory was eventually shut down.
In Waterford in Ireland.
Patterns in Waterford Crystal are traditionally cut by hand. However, much Waterford crystal is now produced outside the Republic of Ireland, typically in Eastern Europe.
I just ordered two Curraghmore champagne flutes to match the rest of my Waterford crystal, which was purchased years ago and definitely made in Ireland. The new crystal is beautiful, but on the boxes it says "Waterford" and "Made in Hungary."
Some Waterford Crystal is made in Waterford but not as industrially as before the factory in Waterford closed down. A year or so later the House of Waterford Crystal opened, it makes a bit of the crystal but only really to sell in the store. Frankly it cost to much to make in Ireland with the minimum pay of €1,461.85 a month. It is much cheaper to make in places such as China.
Waterford crystal ornaments can be found at Lenox or Neiman Marcus. To purchase Waterford crystal ornaments online, one could try the following websites, Amazon, Crystal Classics, and Always Forever.
The city of Waterford was founded in 914 AD. The company Waterford Crystal was founded in 1783.
Is the Waterford crystal sale in Howell NJ are they open on Sundays
Waterford crystal has had a very fine reputation for many years and some is considered very collectable and some is not. Generally, the older crystal has more value. Purchasers should be aware that there is fake Waterford crystal to be wary of.
Waterford Colleen is not a person but actually a collection of crystal and dinnerware from the Waterford company. It can be purchased on the Waterford official website.