Born in Hong Kong and of Chinese and Portuguese descent, John Rocha moved to London in the 1970s to study fashion. In 1994 he was awarded with the prestigious title of British Designer of the Year and has received international recognition. With a desire for creative expansion into other design fields, John Rocha was led to global giant Waterford Crystal, the largest and most prestigious designer and manufacturer of crystal stemware and gifts in the world. He spent nearly two years at Waterford Crystal learning to work with glass and finally fashioned elegantly dark and beautifully classic crystal collections. John Rocha at Waterford Crystal stemware and giftware collections combine simple elegance with clean, contemporary vision to create exquisite pieces of crystal. Designed to enhance your home and as cherished gifts for all occasions, John Rocha at Waterford Crystal is made to be used and enjoyed.