Irish Handmade Glass
After the closure of the Waterford Crystal factory in 2009, a group of Master craftsmen came together to set up a glass making facility in the very heart of Waterford City. With a combined total of over 130 years experience in glass-making, the Irish Handmade Glass Company aim to bring the craft of glass making to life for visitors to historic Henrietta Street in the Viking Quarter of Waterford City. Located in the new 'Kite Design Studio', renowned Glass Master Richard Rowe transforms the molten glass into works of art before your very eyes. The aim, along with keeping the craft alive, is to create beautiful glassware, both crystal clear and pleasing to the eye.