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Fakes & Forgeries Event June 2017

Focusing on antique silverware and jewellery, this successful Fakes and Forgeries seminar combined educational lectures from renowned experts in the trade  - Alastair Dickenson and Susan Rumfitt from the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow

Attendees comprised of dealers, auction houses, curators and collectors, and general public with an interest in silverware and jewellery.  

Sessions delivered were:

Hallmarking, the Law and the Antique Plate Committee

Robert Organ, Deputy Warden ,The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office

Silver Gilt

Alastair Dickenson, Liveryman, Antique Silver Dealer and Advisor to the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow

Faking It – A Desire To Deceive

Susan Rumfitt, Jewellery Specialist, Advisor to the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow


Round table discussion and handling session of fakes and forgeries

Discussions led by silver experts:      

Alastair Dickenson

Susan Rumfitt

David Cawte – Silver Restorer

Rupert Huddy – Independent Jewellery Valuer and Gemmologist