Tuesday 03 May 2016, 2.00pm to 4.30pm, meet at Room 66: Silver Discovery Area, Silver Galleries.

This event was preceded by a curatorial talk by Silver Speaks: ‘Idea to Object’ curator, Corinne Julius. Tuesday 03 May 2016, 1.00pm, Free, Drop in, meet at the V&A Grand Entrance. For more information click here.

No booking necessary, drop in: www.vam.ac.uk


The event was part of London Craft Week and supported by Arts Council England

Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
South Kensington

+44 (0)20 7942 2000

Venue Information & Facilities: Cafe, toilets, disabled access all available

Visitors to the V&A’s Silver Galleries had the opportunity to find out how a sheet of silver becomes a finished piece, and watch one of Britain’s leading silversmiths and Chair of Contemporary British Silversmiths, Rauni Higson, work on a piece of silver.

Rauni was on hand to tell visitors about the tools and processes used to create beautiful objects in silver, answering any questions about education, processes or Contemporary British Silversmiths.

Attendees also had the opportunity to view Silver Speaks: ‘Idea to Object’, a brand new display, celebrating silver in contemporary life and see the latest commission by the Silver Trust for the exclusive use by 10 Downing Street.

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