Gorham Manufacturing Co Silver Flatware Patterns
Gorham Sterling Silver Flatware Patterns
Gorham Manufacturing Company is recognized as one of the world's finest maker of sterling silver flatware; hollow ware and other silver works. Founded in the year 1831 by Jabez Gorham and Henry Webster. The company was incorporated in Providence, Rhode Island. Gorham products includes cup, tea service set, jewelry, vanity set etc. It is almost no doubt that it is one of America most successful silversmithing company. Little known, it is also a maker for Tiffany & Co full line of silverware in early Tiffany's history. For more complete history, please see our article: Gorham Manufacturing. Fascinating history of America greatest Silversmith.
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Old Medici Design (First introduced 1885)
Old Medici is a great example of figural pattern showing images of people and scenes.
Imperial Chrysanthemum (Sterling, 1894)
Chantilly Design (First Introduced 1895)
This gorgeous flatware is the silverware service of choice on the US Presidential jet, Air Force One. Chantilly's graceful border, plain center, and fleur-de-lis tip are inspired by the “Roccoco” design style of the 18th century French "Regency" period.
Strasbourg Design (First Introduced in 1897)
First produced around 1897, Gorham Strasbourg is a tip-heavy silverware pattern featuring a glossy finish, playful scrollwork, and plume design. Over the years, Strasbourg has remained both a popular flatware pattern for wedding registries and year-round entertaining.
Buttercup Design (First introduced in 1899)
Buttercup is one of the most popular sterling silverware patterns, and has a wide variety of pieces available. Gorham applies a tarnish at the factory to highlight the many flowers on the handles, so please use a standard silver polish (not a silver dip) so that this applied tarnish will continue to make your flowers stand out.
Old French Design (First introduced in 1905)
First introduced in 1905, Old French still enjoys wide popularity with its simple thread design. Fairfax was first produced by Durgin Silver around 1900 and later acquired by Gorham Silver. Fairfax's straight lines and simple handles combine to create a silverware pattern that's the model of understated elegance!
Fairfax (First introduced in 1910)
Fairfax was first introduced in 1910 by Durgin, and is now one of Gorham's flagship patterns.
King Edward design (First introduced 1936)
Introduced in 1936, King Edward is one of the more fanciful designs by Gorham. is crafted in regal French styling and showcases elegant scrollwork and a plumed tip
Melrose Design (First introduced in 1948)
Introduced in 1948, Gorham Melrose is scallop-shaped flatware, with a scroll design on the edge, and combination of floral design and scrolls at the tip.
Lily of the valley (First introduced 1950)
Rose Tiara Design (First introduced in 1963)
Rose Tiara debuted in 1963, embodying the softer side of Gorham design.
La Scala (First introduced 1964)
Inspired by the famed Italian opera house, Gorham La Scala is a gorgeous sterling flatware pattern that features a scalloped tip with a floral and scroll edge, a pierced handle, and an elaborate rose-motif design.
Lily Design (First introduced 1991)
Manufactured by Gorham this serving spoon and cold meat fork set is decorated with a lily style pattern. the handles of the spoon and fork as the name suggests are adorned with beautiful flowers that resemble lilies. one of the most ornate and beautiful silver patterns available.
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