A Marvel to Behold: Gold and Silver at the Court of Henry VIII by Timothy Schroder

By the time of his death, Henry VIII had amassed one of the most spectacular collections of gold and silver of any British monarch. But nearly all of these holdings were destroyed over the following century, and no more than a handful have survived to modern times. [Read More]

Danish Silver Past and Present: A Danish Private Collection by Niels Arthur Andersen.

ISBN 978-87-90975-31-9. Publisher contact 640 pages divided into two volumes covered with beautiful photographs of all 400 objects and delivered in a hard cassette. £80 plus postage. The book covers an essential part of Niels Arthur Andersen’s private silver collection with particular emphasis on the provenance [Read More]

Making Form: Contemporary British Fine Metalwork by Kenneth Quickenden and Lee Hewett

Birmingham City University. £5 e-book. This publication critically explores the revival of British fine metalwork by designer-makers since roughly the 1970s. It demonstrates many strengths: the increase in that period in the number of practitioners, the creative use of a wider range of metals, the supplementing of [Read More]

Bradbury’s Book of Hallmarks (ed.) Sheffield Assay Office

ISBN 9781872212098. 36th Edition. £25.00 for the special edition and £15.00 for the standard edition (plus £3.00 postage and packing per book). Discounts are available on orders over 100 copies. A donation from the sale of each book will go to Mary Parsons Charity for retired silversmiths. [Read More]

Australian Gold and silversmiths Marks by Jolyon Warwick James.

Hardback, 297 x 210 mm, 88 pages, ISBN 978-0-646-99639-4.  £45 (Silver Society members £ 35), Air Mail postage ex Australia £25.  Available from From the records of the Sydney Hall Mark Co and the Commonwealth of Australia Hall Mark Co, 1923 to 1928. It is not [Read More]


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