About the Collection

Internationally recognised, the Goldsmiths’ Company has one of the finest collections of silver made in Britain, numbering some 8,000 examples from 1350 to the present day.

Modern Collection

The Collection emphasises the Goldsmiths’ Company’s own deliberate pioneering patronage, which has enhanced the creative vitality of design and craftsmanship in silver and jewellery throughout the 20th century and continues in the 21st century.

Antique Collection

The historic collection dates from 1550 to 1900 and includes internationally renowned masterpieces, including work by Paul de Lamerie.

Jewellery Collection

The Modern Jewellery Collection is a unique and consistent collection of innovative studio jewellery by creative individuals expressing their artistry in precious metals.

Exhbitions and Loans

The Company exhibits its renowned collection by organising major exhibitions. At the heart of these exhibitions is the Goldsmiths' Company's role as patron of contemporary work in silver and gold.