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Thursday, 21 January 2016 16:26

Antique silver salvers

Click here to view this stunning pair of antique silver salvers. Many more are displayed on the Warners Antique Silver Dealers website.

The word salver is derived from the Spanish salva (testing food or drink for the presence of poison), the French salve ( meaning a tray used fror presenting articles to Royalty) and from Latin salvare meaning to save or preserve. When you put all that together, a salver is a beautiful silver tray without handles!

When thinking of buying a salver, a collector might find some difficulty in distinguishing between a salver and a waiter and the following might be of interest:

In general terms, a salver is a tray without handles,and if the diameter of the piece is under 7 inches (18 cm), it might alternatively be described as a waiter;

In the realms of antique silver, "salver" is the correct terminology whether referring to waiter or salver.

A silver salver had many different uses in Edwardian, Victorian or Georgian times. The butler might present the morning's letters or a visiting card on an antique silver salver . In the latter case the salver is more likely to have been a silver waiter . A larger silver salver would have been used for serving food or drink.

Silver salvers look magnificent on any sideboard in the dining room or as an antique silver ornament on any table in the house

We are online silver dealers and you can purchase any piece either directly off the website or by giving me a call on 07979761819. Don't forget that those beautiful silver birthday presents or silver Christening gifts can all be purchased here

Monday, 11 January 2016 11:34

Silver Birthday Presents

Buying a special gift for a twenty first birthday can often be difficult. Well, look no further than Warners Antique Silver, where finding a timeless piece of silver could not be easier.

As I often say, it doesn't have to be too expensive! Take a look at this lovely William 1V silver mug, full details of which can be found by clicking here.

Using the Warners Antique Silver website you can buy silver online. We are purely online silver dealers and by exploring our website you will notice not just William 1V silver, but Georgian antique silver, Victorian silver, as well as Edwardian antique silver. We have even included a few modern pieces of silver!

We are here to help with any purchase of antique silver you may wish to make. If further details are required you can contact us on 07979761819.

Our antique silver collection changes from day to day, and if there is any item not shown on our antique silver website, we can do our best to find that special item for you. Just give us a call!

Sunday, 27 December 2015 18:53

Silver Christening Mugs

We specialise in selling antique silver, and there can be no finer gift!

Silver christening gifts will literally last a life time and will be treasured by anyone fortunate enough to receive such a valuable piece of history

This beautiful silver christening mug (Click here) is one of several on the Warners Antique Silver Dealers website.

There is no greater pleasure than, when dealing in antique silver, a client makes a purchase for a Christening or birthday in the knowledge that the antique silver will bring many years of pleasure.

Silver Christening gifts and silver birthday presents do not have to be too expensive. The silver displayed on my website is primarily from the Edwardian, Victorian and Georgian eras, with tastes to suit all pockets, whether you are just being generous or perhaps a collector of fine antique silver yourself.

Wednesday, 09 December 2015 11:26

Antique Silver Christmas Sale - Silver Bowl

Here is the perfect family gift which would enhance any Christmas dining table - and Warners Antique Silver are offering a special discount of 20% on this beautiful antique Edwardian silver bowl. Click here for details.

This is a heavy and substantial piece of silver in excellent condition and it is perhaps unusual to find such a fine examle with no engravings or crests, no repairs and no defects.

This lovely silver basket looks glorious laden with fruit and is indeed an eye-catching centre piece for any Christmas table. Take a look at our antique silver candlesticks as well - they would create a stunning display!

If you are interested in purchasing this antique silver bowl/basket please give me a call on 07979 761819 and the price on the website will be adjusted down by 20%. This offer can only last until Christmas Day.

Until the New Year all other pieces of antique sterling silver on the Warners Antique Silver website are being offered with a 10% discount. Please call the above number.

10% off is only available until the New Year. So if you are looking for that perfect gift which also provides a solid investment look no further than Warners Antique Silver Dealers.

Buy now for those special silver christening presents or unique silver birthday presents while this offer lasts!

 

An Edwardian Sterling Silver Bowl