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Waterford Glass and Crystal Christmas Tree Ornaments

Updated on September 14, 2013

Waterford Glass and Crystal Holiday Collection

The tradition of Waterford Crystal brings elegance to your holiday decorating. Waterford crystal Christmas tree ornaments, hand-painted glass ornaments, and lead crystal figures, candlesticks and serving dishes bring sparkle and warmth to your home. Highly collectible, these pieces are stunning. Just browsing will put you in a holiday mood.

Marquis by Waterford Dove, Christmas Ornament

Waterford Crystal Christmas Trees

Waterford Crystal Christmas Trees
Waterford Crystal Christmas Trees

Waterford Crystal Founded by George and William Penrose

When the brothers George and William Penrose founded the Waterford Glass House in 1783, they made a bold promise - to make crystal in "as fine a quality as any in Europe in the most elegant style." They had in hand the old secrets of mingling minerals and glass to create a crystal of beautiful and mysterious qualities and radiated a distinctive, silvery white brilliance, which Waterford's artists enhanced with deeply - cut ornamentation that gave the finished pieces a vivacious sparkle.

Waterford Crystal - The Times Square Tradition

Since 1904, New York City's Times Square has captured the world's attention each New Year's Eve as millions unite to count down the final seconds of the year. New Year's Eve 2007 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball drop.

Waterford Crystal, creators of the spectacular crystal ball that has descended on the "crossroads of the world" since the millennium celebration on New Year's Eve 1999, celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the ball drop with a magnificent new ball design for 2008 and the equally dazzling Waterford Crystal Times Square Ball 100th Anniversary Collection.

Beginning with Let There Be Light, Waterford designers have created a signature cut crystal design for each edition that will be incorporated into the new Waterford Crystal Times Square Ball. The inaugural image, Let There Be Light, is a dramatically stylized radiating sunburst reminiscent of fireworks. This distinctive pattern is replicated in fine commemorative holiday ornaments and crystal giftware.

The World of Celebrations, the new Waterford Crystal Times Square commemorative series, honors the many ways the world rejoices, with iconic symbols showcasing universal meaning. Subsequent annual releases in the Times Square series, as well as their respective symbols, will include:

2008: Let There Be Light, Fireworks

2009: Let There Be Joy, Bells Ringing

2010: Let There Be Courage, Ribbon

2011: Let There Be Love, Hearts

2012: Let There Be Friendship, Pineapple Cuts

2013: Let There Be Peace, Burst of Doves

Celebrate the time-honored tradition of the New York City Times Square New Year's Eve ball drop and cherish memories with a commemorative Waterford Crystal piece. Whether you experience the event first hand or watch from afar, the world celebrates New Year's Eve with Waterford Crystal and Times Square.

Presenting. . .

The Waterford Glass and Crystal Holiday Collection

The Waterford Collection - The Newest from Waterford Crystal

Each crystal selection from Waterford gets more elegant with every year.

The Annual Waterford Times Square Collection - Every year a replica of the famous Times Square Crystal Ball

Waterford ® Crystal 2011 Times Square Ball Christmas Ornament, 4th Edition
Waterford ® Crystal 2011 Times Square Ball Christmas Ornament, 4th Edition

This Waterford crystal ball ornament features an LED light fixed within the cap, which operates on a sensor, and is suspended from an embossed ribbon reading "Waterford Times Square 100th Anniversary 2008"!

 

Waterford Crystal Times Square Let There Be Joy LED Ball Ornament

Waterford Crystal Times Square Let There Be Joy LED Ball, Christmas Ornament
Waterford Crystal Times Square Let There Be Joy LED Ball, Christmas Ornament

The 2009 edition in the Times Square Collection is "Let There Be Joy" showcasing a highly styalized design depicting an angel heralding in the New Year. This distinctive pattern will be replicated in fine commemorative holiday ornaments and crystal giftware. The focal point of the collection will be the Times Square Ball Ornament. Philips Lighting, creators of the LED lighting that illuminates the Times Square Ball itself, has developed the technology that adds a battery powered LED light source to illuminate and enhance the ornament's crystal craftsmanship.

4 inch Diameter

"Let There Be Joy" is the second edition in the six year series.

The newest design incorporates styalized depictionsof angels' wings to evoke the heralding of human exuberance and joy.

Presentation gift packaged in Waterford Grey linen Box with silver accents.

Made in Poland

 

Waterford Clear Christmas Tree

Waterford Gold Christmas Tree Sculpture
Waterford Gold Christmas Tree Sculpture

An elegant display of holiday cheer for any home or office, the crystal Christmas Tree Sculpture is classic understated style. With intricate detail the tree beckons holiday cheer and delight. A wonderful gift of refinement for any holiday gathering.

Brand New in Original Box.

Item # 142174

6 1/2" Height

Classic Collection

 

Waterford 12 Days of Christmas Ornament

Waterford ® Crystal Twelve Days of Christmas Bell, 12th Edition, Twelve Drummers Drumming, Lismore Pattern Final Edition
Waterford ® Crystal Twelve Days of Christmas Bell, 12th Edition, Twelve Drummers Drumming, Lismore Pattern Final Edition

An elegant, first-ever addition in Waterford's popular "12 Days of Christmas" collection. This star ornament beautifully captures the cheerful spirit of the classic carol and complements the collection's crystal flutes and bells. Finished with a charm depicting a partridge in a pear tree and emerald-green beaded accents. 5".

 

Waterford Crystal Times Square Disk Ornament, First Edition Let There Be Light

Waterford Crystal Times Square Disk Ornament, First Edition Let There Be Light
Waterford Crystal Times Square Disk Ornament, First Edition Let There Be Light

Times Square 100th Anniversary disk ornament; 3-1/2-inch diameter

Exquisitely crafted in Ireland of sparkling full-lead crystal cut in sunburst design

Commemorates the 2008 Times Square first edition theme, Let There Be Light

Hangs by silver ribbon embossed with 100th Anniversary 2008

Introduced in spring 2007; elegantly packaged in gray-and-silver gift box

 

Waterford Snowstar

Waterford Crystal Annual 2010 Ornament Snowstar
Waterford Crystal Annual 2010 Ornament Snowstar

The Waterford Crystal Snowstar Christmas ornament for 2008 luminously reflects light, adding an exquisite sparkle to your tree. Includes a jeweled ornament hook and removable "2008" tag. Measures 5.75" Tall

 

Waterford Angel

Waterford ® Crystal 2010 Annual Angel Ornament
Waterford ® Crystal 2010 Annual Angel Ornament

This elegant figure is the 2008 Edition of Waterford's Annual Angel series. Includes a jeweled ornament hook with a removable "2008" tag. Measures 4.75" Tall, 2" Wide

 

Waterford Nativity Angels Christmas Ornaments

Marquis by Waterford Nativity Set, Angels Set of Three
Marquis by Waterford Nativity Set, Angels Set of Three

Framed by a star-studded altar, this quiet angel holds a banner bearing the holiday message, "Gloria." A beautiful addition to the Waterford annual holiday ornament collection. 4.5"

 

Waterford Seahorse Christmas Ornament

Waterford Christmas Ornament, 2010 Seahorse
Waterford Christmas Ornament, 2010 Seahorse

With artful precision, Waterford illuminates the sparkling texture and elegant, curved stance of the seahorse in pure crystal. This stunning ornament hangs from a green jewel and spiral-enhanced silver hook. 3.5".

 

Marquis Noah's Ark Dove Ornament

Marquis by Waterford Noah on the Ark, Christmas Ornament
Marquis by Waterford Noah on the Ark, Christmas Ornament

Celebrate Christmas with the eye catching crystal ornaments from the well celebrated Marquis collection by Waterford. This Noah's Ark Dove ornament features grace and elegance that will bring a message of peace and love during the holiday season.

 

Waterford 2011 Times Square Ball

Waterford Christmas Ornament, 2011 Times Square Ball
Waterford Christmas Ornament, 2011 Times Square Ball

Cast a tranquil spell on your tree with this brilliantly carved ornament from the Marquis by Waterford collection. A classic symbol of peace, the dove is interpreted with sweeping beauty in lustrous glass. 3".

 

Waterford Santa Figurine

Waterford Santa Figurine
Waterford Santa Figurine

This is the newest edition to the Annual Santa Figurine collection. This years Santa is striking his classic pose of checking his list to see who has been naughty and nice. The crystal figure is molded and stands 6 inches tall.

Red gift box with an acetate window

Made in Ireland

Introduced Fall 2005

Care Leaflet and story card

 

Photos used with permission are credited in individual modules. Every other photo on this lens resides in original form in my personal collection.

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      ElizabethJeanAl 8 years ago

      What a beautiful collection of ornaments. My husband and I select a new and special ornament each year. Its part of our Christmas tradition.

      5* and lensroll to Beautiful Christmas Ornaments

      And thank you for your kind comments on my Say Something Nice Lens.

      Lizzy

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      pkmcr 6 years ago from Cheshire UK

      Absolutely delightful selection. I used to collect Waterford Crystal and as I had reason to go across to Ireland quite often many years ago I always used to bring a piece back with me - nightmare going through the scanners at the airport - but always worth it because it is truly beautiful. Blessed by a passing Squid Angel

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Yes in-deed these are beautiful ornaments, and I would love to have one of each.

      My your Christmas Season Be Bright!

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      E L Seaton 5 years ago from Virginia

      Great looking ornaments. Good job with the lens. I'm getting that Christmas spirit!

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      Fay Favored 5 years ago from USA

      I love the Let There Be Joy LED Ball Ornament. What a lovely collection.

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      RedStone 4 years ago

      Very nice lens you have made,thank you!

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      FaceLiftDentistry 4 years ago

      So much nicer than the regular Christmas bling. Good info!

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      Susan Deppner 4 years ago from Arkansas USA

      Oooh, ahhhh! I love crystal ornaments and decor!

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      RinchenChodron 4 years ago

      Some BEAUTIFUL ornaments to choose from! Happy Holidays - oh and you might want to replace the one that's no longer available.

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      cgbroome 4 years ago

      Beautiful collections to savor over the years!

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      sybil watson 4 years ago

      I love my Waterford ornaments, and you've given me some great ideas on future additions to my collection.

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      KandH 4 years ago

      How very pretty they all are!

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      chas65 4 years ago

      Waterford crystal is so elegant anytime, but these ornaments are especially beautiful.

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