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Review of Waterford Crystal

Waterford Crystal
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$15.37*
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House of Waterford Crystal Guided Factory Tour
Ranked #1 of 59 things to do in Waterford
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Owner description: Originally founded by George and William Penrose in 1783, Waterford crystal is world-renowned for quality and beauty. Have you seen someone blow molten crystal into a vase? Check out the factory tour. Visitors are guided through the factory to see experienced craftsmen at work, creating new crystal pieces. The factory is open to tours, contact the company for details.
Beattyville
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Sparkly”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

We enjoyed a thorough tour of the Waterford Crystal factory, watched a man hand blowing a crystal bowl, a man etching a vase, another carving scenes onto a bowl, and another working on the crystal "People's Choice" awards for Hollywood. The tour ended with us in the showroom where we could make purchases. It was an enjoyable afternoon.

Visited September 2013
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“Crystal Clear Experience”
Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

Just loved our visit to Waterford Crystal, was great to actually see the crystal being made from start to finish, such intricate work & every piece is perfect or it does not get through !! Fabulous cafe on sight, a very enjoyable day out.

Visited August 2013
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Waterford, Ireland
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“crystal clear”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

great to see the excellent global brand,irish creation still alive in its hometown.waterford deserves to have this showcase

Visited August 2013
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Auburn
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“Gorgeous Crystal!”
Reviewed October 9, 2013

The Waterford showroom is very impressive with lighting that really showcases the crystal pieces. I loved the factory tour - great getting to see the craftsman starting the pieces from scratch.

Visited September 2013
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mold
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“factory tour”
Reviewed October 8, 2013

for the price a great educational tour for nearly an hour
sean the trip tour guide was really informative and some of the trophies and things you dont see in the shop are fantastic like the commemoration to 9/11

Visited October 2013
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