2012 SWAROVSKI STAR UNVEILED FOR WORLD FAMOUS ROCKEFELLER CENTER® CHRISTMAS TREE

STAR WILL SPARKLE WITH 25,000 CRYSTALS AND AMAZING LIGHT SHOW
With the annual lighting of the CHRISTMAS TREE at ROCKEFELLER CENTER PLAZA, SWAROVSKI and the 2012 SWAROVSKI STAR yet again play a major c0-starring role. This is the ninth year a SWAROVSKI STAR shines on the world famous tree. Swarovski is the leading designer and producer of fashion jewelry and crystal decor objects. After the reveal, the SWAROVSKI STAR was raised atop the 80-foot-high, 50-foot wide, 10-ton NORWAY SPRUCE in ROCKEFELLER CENTER PLAZA, where it will sit for the remainder of the 2012 holiday season.

The 2012 Swarovski Star that will sit atop the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is unveiled, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in New York, and features 25,000 crystals and weighs 550 pounds. Swarovski is the leading designer and producer of fashion jewelry and crystal decor objects. (PRNewsFoto/Swarovski North America, Diane Bondareff/Invision)

ROCKEFELLER CENTER officially began the TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY in 1933, when a Christmas tree was erected in front of the then-RCA BUILDING and covered with 700 lights.  Christmas trees in Rockefeller Center have ranged from 50-foot Pines to 100-foot Norway Spruces and are viewed by millions of spectators during the holiday season. The 80TH ROCKEFELLER CENTER TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY will be held on Wednesday, November 28th , from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. and televised live, locally on WNBC-TV from 7 p.m.-8 p.m. and nationally on NBC from 8 p.m.-9 p.m.

SWAROVSKI Holiday Ornaments for 2012 Continue reading