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‘Capable of great delicacy, elegance and preciousness…’ Platinum in the Goldsmiths’ Company Collection

Deputy Curator of the Goldsmiths’ Company, Dr Frances Parton, talks us through some of the landmark pieces that will be featured at Goldsmiths’ Fair’s Platinum exhibition. Dr Frances Parton The platinum hallmark was introduced in the UK on 2 January 1975. Jocelyn Burton (1946-2020), preeminent British designer-silversmith, was commissioned to produce a commemorative cup to […]