General Hallmark Identification


Antique Silver Spoons

Argenti Inglesi

Silver Sugar Tongs

Official Bodies

British Hallmarking Council

Birmingham Assay Office

Dublin Assay Office

Edinburgh Assay Office

London Assay Office

Sheffield Assay Office

Forums and Discussions

SMP Silver Salon Forums

Silver Collector Forums


Thanks to the following who have allowed me to use makers' marks pictures:

AC Silver

Carlyon Silver


Dart Silver Ltd (also at...)

Leopard Antiques

The Peartree Collection

Silver Sugar Tongs

Styles Silver of Hungerford

Wax Antiques

Silver Restoration

Jeffrey Herman

Silversmiths' Web Sites

Many currently working silversmiths have their own web sites. Here is a selection:

Ailsa Craig Jewellery

Alan Baillie

James Baldwin Antiques

Bickerton Jewellery

James R Biggins

Robert Birch

Braybrook & Britten

Aidan J Breen

Camelot Silverware Ltd

Shimara Carlow

Carr's of Sheffield Ltd

Crawshaw Silversmiths

John Cussell

Pamela Dickinson

Stephen Einhorn Ltd

Joy Everley Jewellery

Theo Fennell plc

Caroline Finlay

Fletcher Robinson Ltd

Jennie Gill

Ian Grant

Guild of Handicraft

Miriam Hanid

Hebridean Jewellery

M C Hersey & Son Ltd

Adrian K A Hope

Jeremy Hoye

John Huddleston

Tianguis Jackson

Kelvin Jenkins

Rebecca H Joselyn

Kay Ivanovic

Richard Jarvis

Sarah Jones

Michael Kay

Rod Kelly

Bryony Knox

Philip Kydd

Lawson, Ward & Gammage

Lee Brothers

Grant MacDonald Silversmiths

Kiki McDonough

Damian J Miles

L J Millington

Morrison-Ignatieff Silversmiths

Mark Munson

Ari D Norman

Will Odell

Orkneyinga Silversmiths

Clare Pardoe (Phioro)

Payne & Son (of Oxford)

Payne & Son (of Tunbridge Wells)

Douglas Pell Silverware

Pruden & Smith

Emily Richard Jewellery

Searle & Co

Shetland Jewellery

Smith & Harris

Roger Squires

Christopher Milton Stevens

Graham Stewart

Styles Silver of Hungerford


Joanna Thomson

Weir & Sons

Robert Welch

Yates Brothers