|Waterford Crystal Appraisals - Pattern Identification & Authentication|
|by Master Artisan James Connolly|
|Did you know that there is a vast variety of Waterford Crystal patterns and designs and that the first were that of the Lismore Collection, and the most popular. These patterns were introduced in the 1950s and named after little villages in Ireland and Irish girl's name|
Identifying Waterford Crystal patterns can be difficult at times due to various factors. Including cross cutting, uprights, rossettes etc. Sometimes the cuts on the bases come in sixteen or eight point starbursts and depending on date known as the early period, the colors were simply stunning.
Most Waterford Crystal designs and patterns have one thing in common on the majority, and that is the diamond shapes that remain when the edge cutting is performed.
One of the best Waterford Crystal Pattern Guide eBooks on the market for identifying your crystal patterns is this one.
Its full of pictures with over 60 patterns in PDF format and will help you identify your particular Waterford Crystal pattern.
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