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Ornaments and articles made from crystal glass.‘the finalists all received bouquets and crystalware’
glassware, crystal, crystalwareView synonyms
- ‘The Tipperary-born cleric received a piece of mounted crystalware in a ceremony at Dukinfield town hall.’
- ‘Crystalware was the theme of the day with eight prizes provided and presented by Lady Captain Margaret Rothwell.’
- ‘The fabric of the chairs and sofas had been brushed, cushions plumped, the decanters replenished and the used crystalware banished out of sight to the kitchens.’
- ‘Here you get to enjoy the food with cutlery and crystalware imported from France and crockery from Thailand.’
- ‘Best known for its Waterford crystalware, Wedgwood reported pre-tax profits this year of 38.9 million euros - up 24 percent on the previous year.’
- ‘It is often impossible to distinguish between crystalware produced in England and in the Low Countries at this time.’
- ‘The light reflected prettily off the glass and crystalware on the table.’
- ‘The crockery has class and the beverages come in real crystalware.’
- ‘He dealt in expensive watches, glasses, luxury footwear and crystalware.’
- ‘The Welcome Centre incorporates an extensive gift shop selling everything from upmarket items like linen napkins and crystalware to the best of Irish kitsch.’
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