The Goldsmiths’ Company has recently launched an online library catalogue for The Goldsmiths’ Company Library. The Library’s holdings include many resources on silver and silversmithing from ancient times to the present day, as well as a wide selection of books on hallmarking and jewellery.

The catalogue link can be accessed from the Library and Archives page on the Goldsmiths’ Company website For those accessing the newsletter online, please click here to go directly to the catalogue.

All researchers are welcome and do not need to be members to visit the Library. It is open Tuesday to Thursday, from 10am to 4.30pm, by appointment. Reader appointments can be made by emailing .

The catalogue currently holds around 5,600 records, roughly a third of the Goldsmith Company Library’s books and articles, but material is being added to it all the time, so if the book or article you’re looking for isn’t listed, you can check whether the Library holds it it by sending an email to

Suggestions of books that you think the Library should acquire are also welcomed. Please get in touch via email.