It is no accident that Waterford Master-Cutter, Gerry Daly, chose the town of Kinsale, Irelands oldest town, to set up his Crystal Venture. Gerry longed to revive the formerly extinct method of Deep-Cutting.
Long ago in Ireland, way before mass production swallowed up the small one man Crystal Craft Shops, every single piece was cut with pride on high angled wheels. This method was extremely tedious and painstakingly slow, but resulted in the most brilliant reflective sparkle and sharp, crisp feel.
Armed only with a vision and a dream, in 1992 Gerry left Waterford and set off in search of a suitable location to fulfil his dream. When Gerry first entered Irelands Oldest Town, Kinsale, he knew immediately that the search was over. This fascinating, quaint, old world seaport with its narrow little streets and spectacular coastal scenery was the perfect setting for Gerry's project.