Walter Walsh is head of design at Cashs Crystal, and with almost 50 years of experience in crystal design and manufacturing, his influence and guidance are indispensable.
Starting as a 15 year old apprentice at Waterford Crystal in 1965, Walter has dedicated his entire life to the magical world of sparkling and luxurious crystal. Climbing to Master Cutter in 1973 he worked diligently for years on a full range of production pieces, special commissioned and limited edition pieces.
Walter was appointed training specialist and then became the manufacturing training manager which showcased his high standards, best practices and attention to detail.
Recently, Walter has joined forces at Cashs Crystal with longtime friend and crystal designer Martin Croke in the quest to create the most beautiful, radiant and high quality crystal, handmade in Ireland.
Walter resides in Waterford City with wife Nellie, they have three children; Erika, Leona and Jody.
Cashs Ireland is an exclusive Cashs Crystal retailer in the U.S.!
Cashs Crystal Tradition
Since 1976 Cashs of Ireland has been synonymous with fine crystal and gifts, all fashioned in traditional ways by skilled Irish craftsmen.
For generations, these Irish craftsmen have passed their knowledge of the ancient art of crystal making and
cutting from father to son. Cashs artisans have dedicated their lives to their craft, and their city of Waterford, Ireland. Cashs Crystal is hand cut, where possible, and polished to perfection according to centuries old
Inspired by Nature
Talented designers draw inspiration from Ireland’s rich history and beautiful countryside. They translate the
rolling green foothills, walled remnants of ancient cities, and magnificent seaside into stunning art.
Cashs designers bring to life these textures and patterns of Ireland with unique and exquisite detail.
Both designer and craftsman pour their talents into each piece as a handmade testament to their artistry and respect for nature.
Making of Cashs Crystal
Watch an exiting two minute video featuring Cashs Crystal artisans cutting and polishing the crystal pieces. Each of the items is hand cut and polished to perfection: