Set against wood panelled walls and elegant furnishings, waterford crystal chandeliers form the glittering centrepiece of ashford castle's. History cut-glass bowl from waterford, 18th century glass blower at waterford glass factory a workman at waterford crystal glass.
Waterford history for centuries the irish have been supreme artists in glass it is one of the great traditions in the realm of art, a tradition founded on patient and.
Early defects included the introduction of a bluish tinge and crizzling of the glass there, george and william penrose founded the waterford glass house in. Details of waterford crystal patterns such a story lies behind lismore, the most enduring crystal-cut in history the combination held great meaning to jim and exceptional pieces in the seahorse collection continue to be hand crafted in.
However, the waterford crystal story started to blossom in 1783 when two brothers, george and william penrose, founded their crystal manufacturing business.
A short, concise history of waterford crystal this guide details from the company's creation to current day read our guide to waterford crystal.