The Radcliffe Red List of Endangered Crafts

 

Silversmithing

 

The making of silver items, such as hollow ware (vessels such as bowls, cups, candlesticks etc.), flatware, household and ecclesiastical items, sculpture and jewellery.

 

Status Currently viable
Craft category  Precious metals
Historic area of significance
Area currently practised
Origin in the UK
Minimum no. of craftspeople required
Current no. of trainees
Current no. of skilled craftspeople
Current total no. of craftspeople

 

History

 

Techniques

 

Local forms

 

Sub-crafts

Silver polishing and finishing.

 

Issues affecting the viability of the craft

 

Support organisations

Craftspeople currently known

 

Other information

 

References