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
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:
David Cawte – Silver Restorer
Rupert Huddy – Independent Jewellery Valuer and Gemmologist