O'Dwyers silverware, teapots and candelsticks are truly dramatic in design. Each beautiful handcrafted piece defies convention. Indeed, their ambiguity blurs the boundaries between function, fashion and pure sculpture
The Ultimate in Sterling
The future of silver is in the hands of modern craftsmen such as Kevin O'Dwyer who uses the wealth of past experience to forge ahead with new ideas.
Curator of Silver
Much Like himself, O'Dwyer's work is an unconventional mix of tradition and innovation. Dramatic and elegant in its form, the work engages the viewer to look beyond the main object to the space that surrounds. It whirls in a frozen dervish dance that embraces the air and makes the negative form part of the piece.
Executive Director of Chihuly Garden and Glass
O'Dwyer integrates the traditional metalwork of his ancestors with a modernist aesthetic, and achieves a remarkable crossover between the ancient and the comtemporary.
Society of North American Goldsmiths
When it comes to crafting silver, this Irishman could be considered something of an alchemist given his power to convert this unyielding material into timeless objects of pleasure and purpose.