Waterford® Crystal Snowflake Wishes 8 oz Ruby Joy & Emerald Courage Flute Set
Snowflake Wishes is ideal for Christmas gift-giving and the holiday table, wonderful for winter weddings, and perfect for New Year's celebrations. Collecting all 10 editions of Snowflake Wishes creates a remarkable holiday heirloom destined to be passed down for generations to come.
Waterford Snowflake Wishes celebrates winter's most beautiful and amazing feat of engineering, the snowflake, in a delightful 10-Year Series of distinctive holiday ornaments, champagne flutes, barware, and giftware. Each annual edition of Waterford Snowflake Wishes presents a theme of global aspiration - a "wish". Beginning in 2011 and concluding in 2020, these Snowflake Wishes will come true in the form of a clear and prestige color champagne toasting flute, a dated ornament, a clear and prestige color double old fashioned glass, and collectible giftware.
Wishes for Joy features fanciful snowflakes in the style of Waterford's most beloved pattern, Lismore, again a landscape of luscious ruby crystal. As Lismore evokes special memories for all who have used the pattern in times of joy and celebration, Waterford proudly begins this magnificent collection designed to enhance all of your joyous occasions, special moments and cherished memories. The Second Edition Wishes for Courage honors aspirations for fortitude, tenacity, and resilience. The qualities of courage are exemplified by the bold, vertical wedge cuts of the Carina pattern, whose spirited snowflakes drift across a field of emerald green to highlight the unique engineering and artistry of crystalline snowflakes.
Presentation packaging features distinctive silver color gift boxes with white satin lining for all pieces. The annual theme color is echoed in a satin ribbon and silver-tone charm adorning flutes and bar-ware. A dazzling gem, also in the theme color, is set at the center of each silver-tone charm and ornament.
Measures: 10.25"H x 3.5"W. Each glass has 8 oz capacity. Made of crystal. For indoor use. Made in Hungary. Includes: One Ruby Joy Flute and one Emerald Courage Flute, a gift box, one wine charm and a Snowflake Wishes Booklet
Fine crystal should be hand washed separately in warm soapy water rinsed thoroughly and dried with a lint free cloth. When washing and drying stemware, do not twist the bowl in the opposite direction to the stem as this can cause damage. We do not recommend using a dishwasher to clean your crystal as it can dull and damage the surface. Avoid pouring iced liquids or very hot water into crystal as extreme temperatures can crack or break your crystal. The finely made rims are the most fragile part of your crystal glass. Do not turn upside down while drying or storing.
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The Penrose's knew the secret to mixing just the right minerals and glass to produce crystal with beautiful and mysterious qualities. When tapped, it sang sweetly. When touched, it felt warm and soft. The magnificent pieces crafted in Waterford's early period set the standards now recognized as the hallmarks of Waterford Crystal.
Today, Waterford is the world's top producer of fine crystal, and continues to be the brand of choice for the most elegant of table settings and luxury lifestyle accoutrement.
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About Jorge Perez
Who better than Jorge Perez, U.S. director of Editor Relations and Special Events for Waterford Crystal to present the extraordinary collections of Waterford? Mr. Perez is a seasoned tabletop authority, with specific expertise in the bridal world. He is considered to be the national spokesperson for Waterford, a role that encompasses expertise in both bridal and tabletop.
Mr. Perez has helped to launch many important Waterford designer collaborations, including Vera Wang, Marc Jacobs and Robert Mondavi by Waterford. He also hosts events involving Jim O'Leary, and Lord Wedgwood, in addition to entertaining special appearances by celebrity spokespeople for the lines.
Jorge has contributed to and been the focus of many articles, while also lending his knowledge of the bridal and home market to a variety of television shows. Considered to be an "entertaining with style" expert/guru, Mr. Perez's show credits include such titles as: "What Every Bride Needs to Know", "How to Set the Perfect Table", "Etiquette for Today's Lifestyle", and "Wardrobing Your China- How to Make it Last a Lifetime".
In his spare time, Mr. Perez enjoys entertaining, cooking and traveling the world. He is a proud graduate of UCLA, and is equally proud of his Cuban heritage and New York upbringing.
Tune in and join Jorge to discover the historic beauty and elegance of Waterford. You'll learn all about these amazing pieces, plus glean valuable knowledge and advice on how to make your next special event more unforgettable than ever.