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
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Current no. of skilled craftspeople
Current total no. of craftspeople






Local forms



Silver polishing and finishing.


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