a master of his craft and one of the worlds true gentlemen. Every time we visit Kilkenny, we make a point of calling in to Des. over the years we have bought a few unique handmade items, and every time we receive quality craftsmanship and excellent prices. if you want something that is truly a one off, call next time... 更多
My daughter really wanted a necklace accompanied by a Celtic pendant but everywhere we looked there was the same mass produced pendants and necklaces. I looked on TA and found this wonderful hidden gem. The owner and master silver smith (gold smith as well) Desmond A Byrne was just so informative and helpful. We explained what we were looking for... 更多
My husband met Desmond A. Byrne (DAB) during a trip to Ireland 2 years ago and he said "when we go to Ireland together, you must meet him". I had the pleasure of doing just that last fall. Mr. Byrne is a kind man and I could have easily spent hours just talking to him/learning about the craft from him.... 更多
We wandered in out of curiosity and wound up staying and talking for an hour or so! Very nice folks and really interesting jewelry designs. Could have stayed and talked all day.
I just happened upon the Kilkenny Handwrought Silver located in one of the courtyards behind the Kilkenny Design Center. I was the only one in the shop at the time, and the owner, I believe nearly 80 spent approximately 30 minutes with me telling me all about silver, gold and platinum. It was so informative. I was so hoping he... 更多
I met Desmond Byrne in April 2015, a fascinating guy. He took a long time explaining the intricate work he does. Beautiful workmanship, and good prices.
We were visiting from California and looking for rings. We saw the same things in all of the shops in... 更多