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A gem tucked away in Kilkenny.

Beautifully crafted, hand engraved crystal. Richard the owner showed us around and shared his vast... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa
Unexpected treat

People really can make a difference... After a long day of driving, my wife asks if I want to stop... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Princeton, New Jersey
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Founded in 1969 by Patrick Clancy Kilkenny Crystal is Ireland's oldest Family-owned Crystal Studio Workshop. Our use of traditional techniques means that our crystal is likened to antique quality. Each piece is deeply cut by hand and then polished...more
Tinnamona | Callan, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 772 5132
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

Beautifully crafted, hand engraved crystal. Richard the owner showed us around and shared his vast knowledge. A shop in Kinsale displayed a vast array of their gorgeous items. They also sell online and ship to all destinations.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 147gill
Reviewed 5 September 2018

People really can make a difference... After a long day of driving, my wife asks if I want to stop at Kilkenny Crystal to pick up something before we go home. "Not really", I think, but accept anyway so we can pick up a few...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mloschiavo6
Richard C, Manager at Kilkenny Crystal, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Many thanks for you review and were glad your family enjoyed the visit. It was myself ( Richard ) that you met when you visited. Its always great for us when we meet someone who appreciates our work. Due to our location we could be...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018

We stopped in Kilkenny Crystal on our recent tour to Kilkenny. I was specifically looking for a unique, made in Ireland one of a kind memory to bring back to the States. And was not disappointed. The problem is, there was too much to choose...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Judy P
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Friends told us about this place and we were not disappointed. They have so many lovely crystal pieces here, very reasonably priced.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GregCooper4
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Unlike Waterford Kilkenny Crystal is still made in Kilkenny. Waterford Crystal is made in China and various other places throughout the world. Kilkenny Crystal is beautiful and about half the price of Waterford! The shop is quaint and run by a wonderful woman. All the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank so9uladventurer
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I am local to this lovely treasure trove of beautiful items. I called looking for a topper for a christening cake. Something a little different. I was not disappointed the most beautiful miniature glass book. Which could be a bible or whatever book you choose....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

U.S. ladies looking for true Irish crystal found it in Kilkenny Crystal. The quality is as good as Waterford and made locally.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

We came across Kilkenny crystal by accident but what a happy one. We were welcomed by the owners and given a tour of their showroom and workshop where we were shown how the crystal was cut and various projects on the go. We couldn't find...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank twoplusmog
Reviewed 24 November 2014 via mobile

Got some cute stuff but don't see why it got 5 stars. If you are looking for crystal wine glasses or pitchers then great! Not the best representation of the shopping in Kilkenny. Go to the Design Center, too!More

Thank jglaub
Richard C, Owner at Kilkenny Crystal, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2015

Hi, Many thanks for your review of our store. I aggree with you the Design Center is a fine store with a good selection of goods, a visitor to Kilkenny will find almost everything they want between a visit to Kilkenny Crystal or the Design...More

Reviewed 27 October 2014

Our visit to Kilkenny Crystal in Callan was amazing. We were treated to a demonstration of how the crystal is hand cut. In the shop were beautiful examples of crystal items made by this family-owned company. There is also a shop in Kilkenny. If you...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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