Don’t know if you are aware there’s a series of exhibitions around the UK that celebrates silver by current silversmiths that live and work in the UK.
Check out www.britishsilverweek.co.uk
The exhibition features a variety of different silversmiths and different types of products, all silver.
The dates for 2012 are:
Pangolin London 12th-18th May www.pangolinlondon.com
Festival of Silver 12th-16th May
Enamellers and Engravers 17th May
Rising Stars 18th May
Goldsmiths’ Centre Exhibition 10th-14th July www.goldsmiths-centre.org
Desire Fair Dates below www.craftinfocus.com
Richmond 2nd-4th March 2012
Private View 1st March
Henley-on-Thames 22nd-24th June 2012
Winchester 16th-18th November 2012.
John Higgins Contemporary Silver, Lindfield 15th June – 1st July
Styles Silver, Hungerford 11th – 30th June
William & Son, Mayfair 11th – 22nd June
Hamilton & Inches, Edinburgh TBC
Hamilton & Inches, Knightsbridge TBC
Cooksons, Birmingham 19th – 22nd June