You will finish your
meal with a florish with this sugar and
creamer set from the classic Lismore
collection. Footed for stability, and
sculpted with a fluid handle, these
diamond and wedge cut petite pieces are
must-haves for smart
Waterford Lismore Footed Sugar and CreamerWaterford Crystal9623180004
Product description:You will finish your meal with a flourish with this sugar and creamer set from the classic Lismore collection. The Waterford Lismore pattern is a stunning combination of brilliance and clarity.
The crisp whiteness of sugar and the subtle hue of thick, fresh cream are accentuated perfectly in the Lismore Footed Sugar and Creamer dishes. The dramatic clarity of Lismore's signature diamond and wedge cuts highlight the purity of their contents, while the footed base and comforting weight of Waterford's hand-crafted fine crystal add reassuring stability.
Crystal Classics is the largest independent Waterford Crystal retailer in the U.S.
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 meticulous hand craftsmanship.The skill of Irish hands is only part of the story - there is also an uncanny power in those hands to impart something magical to glass. And in all of Ireland, no hands have been more patient, more meticulous, or more blessed with the elusive powers of art than the hands of Waterford crystal's craftsmen. When the brothers George and William Penrose founded the Waterford Glass House in 1783, they made a bold promise - to make Waterford crystal in "as fine a quality as any in Europe in the most elegant style."
It was no idle boast. They had in hand the old secrets of mingling minerals and glass to create Waterford crystal of beautiful and mysterious qualities. It sang sweetly at the tap of a finger. It felt soft and warm to the touch yet possessed strength and durability known only to Waterford crystal. And it radiated a distinctive, silvery white brilliance, which Waterford Crystal's artists enhanced with deeply - cut ornamentation that gave the finished pieces a vivacious, traditional Waterford crystal sparkle.
This great tradition lay dormant for a hundred years. But when Irish independence rekindled a passion for Irish arts in the 1940s and 1950s, a group of businessmen resolved to bring back to life the industry that had made the city of Waterford famous. They recruited a small band of hand - picked artists, and under the guidance of these masters, young apprentices learned the intricacies of the art of crysta l. In a few short years Waterford Crystal reclaimed its pride of place. Once more, it is the customary gift for royalty and heads of state. Patience, skill, and artistry had wrought a triumph at Waterford crystal.