Accompanying the Silver of the Stars collection, this 24-page full colour catalogue provides a witty insight into the ten celebrities and their work with ten of Scotland's finest silversmiths. £5 a copy (includes postage & packing within the U.K.).
This 36-page full colour catalogue tells the story behind the First Minister's Collection of silver and the fifteen silversmiths who created it. £5 a copy (includes postage & packing within the U.K.).
Transcribed by Jean Munro, B.A., Ph.D.; Edited by Henry Steuart Fothringham, O.B.E.
This beautifully bound, hardback edition of the Edinburgh Goldsmiths' Minutes is Number 29 in the New Series of the Scottish Record Society's publications. An introduction and notes on the manuscript by Henry Steuart Fothringham, O.B.E., provide the framework from which to enter the fascinating world of the Edinburgh Goldsmiths. Absorbing information about some of the craft's best known characters is to be found alongside facts covering all aspects of life in the Incorporation, from the booking of apprentices to widows' pensions. Finding references to particular goldsmiths or subjects of interest has been made simple by the comprehensive index. This book, transcribed directly from the original source, is a must have for anyone with an interest in gold and silversmithing! Copies are £15 each (includes postage & packing within the U.K.).