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Criostal na Rinne

| Baillinagoul, Ring, Ireland
+353 58 46174
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A Truly Amazind Find

We planned to go to the Waterford Crystal Factory but found a brochure at our accommodations from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gmcourtice1
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Perfect crystal master

We were told of this small crystal shop by a couple at our B&B. It is amazing. The master craftsman... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
kbtbsbbb
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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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 Crystal, before establishing his own crystal studio in 1987, Eamonn has honed his craft for over forty years, producing Irish crystal of breathtaking quality and beauty. Inspired by the surrounding lush countryside of the Deise, of which many of the pieces are named for, Eamonn designs and creates an extensive range of unique giftware, which include Stemware, Tableware, Bowls and Vases, Jewellery, Lighting, Executive Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Trophyware / Trophies and Presentation Pieces to suit every occasion and budget. The full-lead crystal displays a high brilliance, polished finish and each piece showcases the very best in Irish craft with both traditional and modern deep prismatic-cut designs. Each piece of crystal is handmade in the traditional manner and is completely unique. Many of the pieces can be engraved with a personalised message, names and dates, a family crest or even photographs as a truly unique gift for family or friends and if you're looking for a truly bespoke piece why not contact Eamonn to discuss a commission. Ta athas orainn ar gcuid gno a dheanamh as Gaeilge. As a native Irish speaker Eamonn is delighted to facilitate Gaeilge (Gaelic) whenever possible.
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| Baillinagoul, Ring, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 days ago

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

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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

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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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Reviewed 30 September 2017

We were at Helvick Head talking to a member of the Sea rescue crew and his young son. And we mentioned that he had heard of a great crystal maker nearby. So, the guy calls the owner up and he comes out to meet us...More

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

Thanks for the great review, I'm really glad you enjoyed your visit to Criostal na Rinne! I like to take the time to show visitors how handcut crystal is made and really let them experience the craft. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We visited this small gallery and crystal cutting workshop during the week on a scenic drive to Ring and had a wonderful visit. The master crystal cutter's son was on-site and demonstrated some cutting for us and we were given huge amounts of local info...More

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Eamonn T, Owner at Criostal na Rinne, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Thanks for taking the the time to review Criostal na Rinne. I'm glad you enjoyed your personal crystal cutting demonstration and hope you had a great time during the rest of your visit in the area. Enjoy your marmalade in the handcut jars and be...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We stopped at Criostal na Rinne at the suggestion of Joe, owner of Dun Ard B&B. It was incredible to say the least. Eamonn spent time showing us his craft and the training and precision needed to be a master glass cutter. To say it...More

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Eamonn T, Owner at Criostal na Rinne, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

I'm delighted you enjoyed your visit to Criostal na Rinne and thank you for your great review! At Criostal na Rinne we hand cut all our crystal here in An Rinn which ensures it is Irish made and the finish is of higher quality than...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped to visit Eamonn's shop and he spent two hours showing us how he designed and cut glass. We saw the copy of the bowl that was chosen to be presented to the US President this past year and it was truly amazing. Highly...More

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Eamonn T, Owner at Criostal na Rinne, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thanks for the great review, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to Criostal na Rinne! I like to take the time to explain to visitors how our crystal is made and the process from design to marking to cutting and polishing stages. You are welcome...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Eamonn demonstrated glass cutting in detail while his wife showed us his finished works including the recent bowl for the US President. We also admired their daughter's photos from a recent trip in the Arctic. Both were very warm and friendly and interesting and the...More

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Eamonn T, Owner at Criostal na Rinne, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thanks Peter for the great review I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to Criostal na Rinne and the demonstration of crystal making. If you would like to stay in touch with Criostal na Rinne and all our competitions for crystal, special offers and discounts please...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We dropped in to Criostal na Rinne and had no idea how great the experience would be. We watched Eamon at work and saw his beautiful creations first hand - what a privilege. Beidhfimid ar ais arís, gan dabht!

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Eamonn T, Owner at Criostal na Rinne, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thanks for a great review, I'm glad you enjoyed the visit - áthas orm gur bhain sibh taitneamh as!

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I mentioned to our host at Dun Add B&B that we had visited the Waterford Crystal factory and he recommended that we take a small side trip to see Eamonn Terry in his workshop nearby. So glad we did! Eamonn was a...More

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Eamonn T, Owner at Criostal na Rinne, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi Barbara, Thanks for recommending Criostal na Rinne on TripAdvisor! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to Criostal na Rinne and it was great to hear that it was recommended by your B&B hosts also. Many visitors to my studio workshop have also been to...More

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