General Hallmark Identification

SilverMine British Hallmarks and Silver


Antique Silver Spoons

Argenti Inglesi

Silver Sugar Tongs

Official Bodies

British Hallmarking Council

Birmingham Assay Office

Early Birmingham Makers 1773-1858

Dublin Assay Office

Edinburgh Assay Office

London Assay Office

Sheffield Assay Office

Forums and Discussions

SMP Silver Salon Forums

Silver Collector


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

AC Silver

Britannia Collectables


Dart Silver Ltd (also at...)

GAD Antiques

Johnboy's Antiques Emporium

Leopard Antiques

Silver Sugar Tongs

Wax Antiques

Silver Restoration

Jeffrey Herman

Silversmiths' Web Sites

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

James Baldwin Antiques

James R Biggins

Braybrook & Britten

Camelot Silverware Ltd

J A Campbell

Carr's of Sheffield Ltd

John Cussell

Stephen Einhorn Ltd

Joy Everley Jewellery

Theo Fennell plc

Fletcher Robinson Ltd

Ian Grant

Guild of Handicraft

A Haviland-Nye

Hebridean Jewellery

M C Hersey & Son Ltd

Adrian K A Hope

John Huddleston

Richard Jarvis

Sarah Jones

Philip Kydd

Grant MacDonald Silversmiths

L J Millington

Morrison-Ignatieff Silversmiths

Ari D Norman

Orkneyinga Silversmiths

Padgham and Putland Ltd

Payne & Son (of Oxford)

Payne & Son (of Tunbridge Wells)

Douglas Pell Silverware

P M R Jewellery

Searle & Co

Shetland Jewellery

Smith & Harris

Eric N Smith

Christopher Milton Stevens

Lawrence R Watson & Co

Richard M Whitehouse

Barry M Witmond

Yates Brothers