This stunning exhibition, hosted at the National Museum of Scotland, celebrates the exceptional artistry and skill that make Britain a world leader in modern silver. The Silversmith’s Art: Made in Britain Today features over 150 masterpieces from the Goldsmiths’ Company’s collection, made by 66 acclaimed silversmiths between 2000 and 2015.
At the heart of the exhibition is The Goldsmiths’ Company’s role as patron of contemporary studio silver. This guild, situated in the City of London, has supported the craft of gold and silversmithing for more than 700 years. Today it has a world-renowned collection of British silver and commissions exceptional creative work each year.
In this exhibition, see major works by renowned artist silversmiths and examine the techniques and inspirations behind their beautiful designs