Mappin & Webb to host Goldsmiths’ Fair silver preview

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Mappin & Webb has announced it will host an exclusive preview of contemporary silver from the prestigious Goldsmith’s Fair as part of its 240th anniversary celebrations.

The exhibition will present silver pieces from 23 silversmiths who represent the newest and finest works in contemporary British silver. The event is designed to celebrate Mappin & Webb’s silver history and royal warrants.

In 1775, Mr Jonathan Mappin opened a small silver workshop with the mission to create the most beautifully crafted goods for English high society. Throughout the years, Mappin & Webb has become synonymous with excellence, craftsmanship and all things truly English.

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The brand holds two royal warrants as silversmiths to both Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.

The retail event marks a new collaboration between Mappin & Webb, the Goldsmiths’ Company and Contemporary British Silversmiths, and offers a sneak preview of the design silversmiths who will present their latest designs at the Goldsmiths’ Fair this September.

Silver pieces will be available for sale at the preview which will take place at Mappin & Webb’s Flagship store at 132 Regent Street from June 29 to July 28 2015.

The event is open to the public and admission is free.

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