Times Square ball has 2,688 crystals, all installed by hand

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We are just a few days away from 2018! Crews in New York's Times Square installed the Waterford Crystals on the New Year's Eve ball that will help mark the start of the new year!

The details:

  • Size: 12 feet in diameter
  • Crystals: 2,688, all triangles
  • Weight: 11,875 pounds
  • Colors: 16 million
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