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Art & antiques by Dr. Lori

Sheffield silver: Science for collectors

July 21, 2013
By DR. LORI VERDERAME - Special to the Sun-Gazette , Williamsport Sun-Gazette

For centuries, the town of Sheffield, England, has been synonymous with art of silver making. Dating back to the 14th century, many craftsmen worked in silver in and around Sheffield. In the mid 1700s, silver was fused to copper and called Sheffield plate.

 
 

 

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