Having recently had a drink with an interior design friend of mine, I was rather surprised to learn that colours are not just used as part of the decoration around their themes.
For some of us, it is impossible not to get overly excited about our antique silver. It is such an interesting field to be involved with. When deciding on a new purchase that you are enthusiastic about, it is best that your antique silver dealer is just as thrilled about it as you are. So, you’ve found the right dealer, but how do you know if this is genuine hallmarked silver?
Born on the 14th September 1728 Matthew Boulton, whilst not a silversmith, is worth mentioning on our blog for his entrepreneurial skills during the late eighteenth century and early nineteenth century, his influence and achievements within the silversmith and goldsmith industry and notable services to the craft.