Famous Silversmith and their history. Artisan in Sterling Silver Art.
There are many famous silversmiths who have become 'collectible' manufacturers or makers in their own right.
Below is the list and some history of these renowned manufacturers, firms, craftsmen and craftswomen:
Index (Listings are arranged in alphabetical order)
Derby Silver Co - Manufacturers of silver plated and also solid silver products. Founded by Edwin L. Brittin, also founder for Rogers & Brittin
Elkington & Co. - England pioneer electro-platers and manufacturing silversmiths
Georg Jensen Silver - Denmark greatest Silversmith for 150 years
Gorham Manufacturing - Fascinating history of America greatest Silversmith. It is almost no doubt that it is one of America most successful silversmith company.
International Silver Company
John Rudolph Wendt - The founder of 2 silver company (John R. Wendt & Co. & Rogers & Wendt) and his works are considered highly collectible by today's collector.
Kalo Shop - Founded in the year 1900 in Chicago, Illinois by Clara Barck Welles. Major influence in the American Arts & Crafts Movement and its silver articles were all hand wrought.
Kirk & Son Sterling - Combination of two of America's most influential silver companies and later The Stieff Company
Paul de Lamerie
Paul Storr - Legacy of English Silver, one of England finest Silversmith
Reed & Barton - A major America silversmith in the 19th and 20th century. The company is based in Taunton, Massachusetts. The company was vast products includes flatware, hollow ware in both solid silver or plated
Tiffany & Co - The American symbol of Sterling Silver art & luxury
Wallace Silversmiths - Pioneer of German Silver in America and later sterling Silver marker
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