Until recently, the best place to see Waterford Crystal was in fine stores. Now, it's a major attraction in the city that bears its name.
Ireland's House of Waterford offers a factory tour that reveals how crystal wares are fabricated. At the end of the tour, visitors enter the world's largest Waterford crystal retail store where they can buy traditional as well as designer items.
Learn more about the process that turns common elements into things of beauty that collectors the world over covet.