How do I tell if a glass is Waterford?

Answer Waterford LogoTurn over the piece to the base. Original Waterford has the company's lettering design, in Gothic script font, on a flat edge of every piece. In 2000, the company began incorporating... Read More »

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How to Tell If a Glass Is Waterford?

The Penrose Glass House first began producing what became known as Waterford glass in Waterford, Ireland, in 1783. The Penrose brothers, William and George, sold the factory, which continued to man... Read More »

When did Waterford start marking their glass with an etched mark?

The etched mark dates back to the 1950s--the modern-day Waterford crystal plant was opened in 1951, a century after the original Waterford Glass House closed. Waterford's most-popular pattern, Lism... Read More »

Are all Waterford wine glasses marked as Waterford?

Waterford Crystal has been producing crystal products in Ireland since its establishment in 1783. Each piece of Waterford crystal is watermarked with the word "Waterford" as a mark of authenticity,... Read More »

How to Tell Murano Glass?

Murano glass is made on the island of the same name off the coast of Venice where glass making has been a tradition for centuries. This fine quality art glass has form and style, with hand-blown te... Read More »