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Criostal na Rinne

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Great experience for all the family! Learned alot about the tradition and methods of crystal work... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
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The craft of Crystal at Criostal na Rinne

Eamon Terry is the owner and craftsman of this factory/showroom. A former master carver at... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
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Criostal na Rinne (Ring Crystal) is situated in the picturesque Irish-speaking Gaeltacht of Rinn Ua Guanach (An Rinn), in Co Waterford; and is owned and run by Eamonn Terry, a native of the area. As a former master craftsman cutter with Waterford...more
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Great experience for all the family! Learned alot about the tradition and methods of crystal work. Nice onsite shop. Kids loved it!More

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Eamonn T, Owner at Criostal na Rinne, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review. I'm glad you and the kids enjoyed your visit to Criostal na Rinne and learning about the craft of crystal making in Waterford. I'm also pleased to hear you liked our craft shop showcasing our handcrafted crystal as well...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018

Eamon Terry is the owner and craftsman of this factory/showroom. A former master carver at Waterford, he started his own business as Waterford began to fail. We dropped in on him and found ourselves recipients of not only a history of crystal making, but also...More

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Eamonn T, Owner at Criostal na Rinne, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Go raibh maith agat - Thank you Peter for a wonderful review. I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to Criostal na Rinne. Looking forward to welcoming you back again in the future. You can follow the latest news from the Criostal na Rinne...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Mr. Terry is a real craftsman! His designs on the crystal are magnificent! Besides being a craftsman he is a great teacher! He enthusiastically talks about his work and shows you how it's done. When you really want to experience Ireland this is where you...More

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Eamonn T, Owner at Criostal na Rinne, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thanks for your great review, I'm glad that you enjoyed your visit to Criostal na Rinne as well as your tour and demonstration in the studio workshop. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in Ireland.

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Now we understand why it takes so many years to become a master. Very nice demonstration. Criostal na Rinne shows how a simple piece of crystal is turned into a masterpiece. Especially the new viking and floral designs are breathtaking.More

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Eamonn T, Owner at Criostal na Rinne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you for a wonderful review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and experience at Criostal na Rinne, an authentic Irish Handcrafted Crystal workshop. We hope to welcome you back again in the near future, you can continue to follow the development of our new...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018

We loved visiting Criostal na Rinne! Eamonn spent so much time with us sharing his expertise. He is a true artist! We loved learning about crystal making and totally enjoyed our time with him and his lovely wife. This is much better than going to...More

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Eamonn T, Owner at Criostal na Rinne, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you Helaine for your lovely review, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and demonstration at Criostal na Rinne as well as learning about the craft of crystal making in County Waterford. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday. You can follow the work...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018

Joe at Dun Ard B&B strongly encouraged us to visit Criostal na Rinne and even texted Mr. Terry that we were coming, which was endearing. We had originally planned to go to House of Waterford but then instead went here and were OVERJOYED with our...More

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Eamonn T, Owner at Criostal na Rinne, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thanks for your wonderful review and I'm glad that you enjoyed your visit to Criostal na Rinne. Let me know when you are in Ireland again and I will make another shamrock sun catcher and keep it to one side for you!

Reviewed 22 June 2018

I can't say enough good things about our visit to Criostal na Rinne. Mr. Terry is a true craftsman and a gentleman. While the glass is not blown here the rest of the creative work is. He took time to show our family about his...More

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Eamonn T, Owner at Criostal na Rinne, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you for a lovely review. I am glad that you enjoyed your personal demonstration and learning about the craft. The blank pieces of crystal we use are blown at another craft studio furnace in Co. Waterford as traditionally craftspersons working with Irish crystal would...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

We planned to go to the Waterford Crystal Factory but found a brochure at our accommodations from Criostal Na Rinne that talked about the Master Craftsman who lived in the area. When we arrived in the shop Eammon Terry was busy at work and immediately...More

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Eamonn T, Owner at Criostal na Rinne, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for a lovely review of Criostal na Rinne. I am delighted that you liked your visit to the workshop and hope you have many years enjoyment from your champagne flutes.I look forward to welcoming you back to Criostal na Rinne any time you...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018

We were told of this small crystal shop by a couple at our B&B. It is amazing. The master craftsman and owner spent hours with us showing us how he creates masterpieces. In fact, he is the one who was selected to provide the Irish...More

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Eamonn T, Owner at Criostal na Rinne, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit to my crystal studio and craft shop! I love having people visit to let them experience what an authentic Irish crystal craft workshop is like and to show the heritage of the craft in Waterford. I hope you get many...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We discovered this small crystal workshop when we were on a drive to the Irish speaking area An Rinn near Dungarvan. The owner's son Cearbhall Turraoin, was there and showed us how he made the cuts in the bottom of vases, etc., as well as...More

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Eamonn T, Owner at Criostal na Rinne, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for the wonderful review! I'm sorry to have missed you as I was at our stand at the National Ploughing Championships in Co. Offaly. I'm glad you enjoyed Cearbhall's demonstration and explanation on the craft. You're welcome to call back at any stage if...More

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