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Of its crystal panels covering -- iconic New Year's Eve ball.
Waterford crystals been counting down into the new year with the world for more than a decade now.
Jim O'Leary is the design director Waterford keep troops every single Waterford design including the one -- spread over fourteen million colors throughout Times Square.
Famous body iconic -- drops tomorrow night just a couple of blocks from here to welcome to it's great to -- and you're actually holding up peace.
I am Laurie and I don't buy Hong here thank you so -- easy ride this is just one panel hundreds.
This is one panel of 2688000.
Business which that's the -- incredible.
Honestly but there is craftsmanship.
It is very serious -- -- -- we're so happy to be here -- -- this incredible celebration.
-- -- -- -- Involved with celebrations around the world -- over two centuries -- that this is -- great night for us you know -- described as the champions.
-- -- -- -- -- One -- said that in my bio Baidu -- -- like the idea.
It's also LEV lights lit up to and that's the one thing -- -- -- describe how that works with the crystal in in sort of bringing out the the best lighting.
Chart well Chris as you know is made to be effective for refractive dozens of -- -- starting and a refractive index so when you put any deal nineteen behind that.
Collective comes true -- absentee spectacular -- -- to see that in Times Square at that height.
To see that brilliance that China those incredible -- structures news is amazing it's a great -- it's a great combination of craftsmanship.
And engineering and how often get to replace each triangular -- but each year we do.
But 200 million panelists so the by the time this.
This particular -- -- public ball attendants that would have this wonderful sort of quipped -- beautiful sentiments.
The issue is one is that the -- friendship.
And our hope is on that's.
Sparkling night at.
-- midnight and one million people in Times Square and perhaps over a billion people -- on the world ray's hands China and some tension.
What says the participation in New Year's Eve in Times Square mean for Waterford is a company.
Well and it's actually increase your sales I tell you thought about it and that that's it doesn't that this -- helps somewhat but the point is for us.
Because there's such -- celebration rebrand.
But we're celebrating with the greatest celebration on the campus over a million people such -- run -- business to again we do Latin players grateful for us and we do yes -- -- this.
Look and sold billions into CB talk about LED and high tech and -- sort of the that the marriage of of all high tech and engineering and craftsmanship.
But when I think about crystal I think about craftsmanship but it's an old world and it's it's it it doesn't really change much over the years does it change much over there now and I'm very Iran I'm sorry.
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Has been very much in tune with.
Today's needs -- of the needs of the day.
So young people flocked to us because we have everything that it -- you have this more.
I have a lot of lists more in my house me that's what our senate let me Tyson is what -- register for my wedding you check -- your champagne and losing a wine glasses in your water pitchers.
But a lot of young people really have no need for this very formal crystal -- until they.
Get a little Walter and they over the body -- and -- that -- and you have a whole new so are you having a lot of a lot young couples -- -- Certainly looking ahead of this more freight company a pattern didn't and is more essence which is -- at some of them little bit more contemporary type community -- catalyst more.
That's number one -- alleges a pattern from around the world not just the United States.
You -- what can we talk about the years I've gotten to the growing middle class.
An upper class in some areas China Aviv growing the wealthy in China's tremendous.
But in the lot of nations they're getting this growing middle class are people starting to realize.
The value crystal and appreciate all over the world that we know people want more gold.
There dietary habits are getting better there eating more meat are they buying more crystal places like India and Brazil and some of these other places Vietnam of the -- economy.
Let's look at these these these are very important emerging markets from -- -- -- -- -- for the first time this year that's -- -- -- time -- the Times Square -- We've had a phenomenal.
Interview with -- Univision which is -- -- China you need a net nice but music on just fantastic for us.
I've said -- and great story -- like enjoy New Year's -- happening there that the -- friendship but actually you aren't chanting and gentlemen.
Thank you great stuff thanks Suzanne O'Leary thank.