Times Square Crystal Ball Gets a Makeover

Published December 28, 2013 1 Plays

Rumble / Entertainment LifeAnd with that, the makeover is complete.

All 2,688 panels on the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball have been replaced with a brand new design, by the crystal company - Waterford.

Waterford's VP of Global Marketing Regan Iglesia explains: "All the Waterford crystal panels on the ball this year are brand new. And we are unveiling the new first edition which is called 'the gift of imagination,' and every year for the next ten years we are going to unveil a new gift."

And by "new gift" he means newly designed crystals for different parts of the ball.

The famous ball drop is expected to be watched by more than one billion people worldwide.