Weighing a hefty 11,875-pounds, the 2011 Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball “consists of 2,688 crystal triangles, is 12 feet in diameter, and contains 32,256 Philips Luxeon Rebel LEDs.” Click here for more pictures.

This year Waterford Crystal updated the ball with 288 new ‘Let There Be Love’ crystal triangles – a romantic pattern that creates a cascade of hearts.

[via HuffingtonPostInahbitat]

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