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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Silver Salon Forums
Resource for learning about collecting silver, silversmiths, flatware and holloware with a question and answer forum.

Silver Sugar Tongs
An informational site about Georgian silver sugar tongs, including makers, hallmarks, assay offices and images of tongs.

A forum dedicated to collecting silverware with sections on reading hallmarks, cleaning and restoration. Most suitable for beginner and intermediate collectors.

Silverware pattern matching guide, and list of manufacturers.

A personal collection of antique silver and objects of vertu, primarily Continental, with an image index of the corresponding marks.

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.

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.

Spratling Silver
Reference site for designer William Spratling with more than 300 photos, tips, history and a question and answer forum.
Information and history of tea infusers. Visitors may submit tea ball images from their own collections.

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This historical reference for the Baltimore silversmith includes date and year marks, pattern images, vintage catalogs and advertising, and family information.