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Top : Recreation : Antiques : Silver and Flatware (16 web sites)
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American Silversmiths
A study focusing on the family connections of 17th through 19th century American silversmiths and engravers. Includes an index of names and images of the marks each used.
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~silversmiths/

Association of Small Collectors of Antique Silver
ASCAS is an association for collectors and lovers of antique silver. Includes informative and historical articles, and newsletter archive.
http://www.ascasonline.org/

Chicago Silver
A study focusing on the Arts and Crafts metalwork movement in Chicago, especially The Kalo Shop, America's longest-lived silversmith operation. Includes examples and images of marks.
http://www.chicagosilver.com/

Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks and Maker's Marks
A photographic directory of American, British, European and Mexican silver maker's marks and hallmarks found on antique sterling and coin silver.
http://www.925-1000.com/

Silver Bookmarks
Collection of antique silver bookmarks, featuring many unique pieces. The bookmarks are mainly silver but include brass, copper, celluloid, gold, enameled and jeweled examples.
http://www.silverbookmarks.com/

Silver Salon Forums
Resource for learning about collecting silver, silversmiths, flatware and holloware with a question and answer forum.
http://www.smpub.com/

Silver Sugar Tongs
An informational site about Georgian silver sugar tongs, including makers, hallmarks, assay offices and images of tongs.
http://www.silversugartongs.com/

Silver-Collector
A forum dedicated to collecting silverware with sections on reading hallmarks, cleaning and restoration. Most suitable for beginner and intermediate collectors.
http://www.silver-collector.com/

SilverCollect
Silverware pattern matching guide, and list of manufacturers.
http://www.silvercollect.org/

SilverCollection
A personal collection of antique silver and objects of vertu, primarily Continental, with an image index of the corresponding marks.
http://www.silvercollection.it/

SilverMine
Silver and Silver Hallmarks. A site to aid in the study and identification of the marks struck on silver, including a brief history of English silver, bookshop, world silver marks and an Exchange to post and reply to queries.
http://freespace.virgin.net/a.data/index.htm

SilverTeaTongs
Reference site for collectors of tea tongs by the author of "Eighteenth Century Silver Tea Tongs". Includes a forum and newly-discovered information since the book was published.
http://www.silverteatongs.com/

Spratling Silver
Reference site for designer William Spratling with more than 300 photos, tips, history and a question and answer forum.
http://www.spratlingsilver.com/

TeaInfusers.info
Information and history of tea infusers. Visitors may submit tea ball images from their own collections.
http://www.teainfusers.info/

The Stieff Company
This historical reference for the Baltimore silversmith includes date and year marks, pattern images, vintage catalogs and advertising, and family information.
http://www.thestieffcompany.com/