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Silversmith

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A silversmith is a craftsman who crafts objects from silver. [1]

75 relations: Acragas (silversmith), Adam Byrne, Alfredo Sciarrotta, Annealing (metallurgy), Anvil, Apprenticeship, Armour, Atsidi Sani, Benvenuto Cellini, Blacksmith, Blowpipe (tool), Borax, Boric acid, Bowl, Brass, Candlestick, Casting, Chain, Charcoal, Claude Blair, Coke (fuel), Copper, Cup, Cutlery, Engraving, File (tool), Film, Firescale, Flux (metallurgy), Forge, François-Thomas Germain, Garrard & Co, Gemstone, Georg Jensen, Goldsmith, Guild, Hammer, Hester Bateman, Holloware, Household silver, Iron, Jean-Valentin Morel, Jewellery, Jocelyn Burton, Kurt Aepli, Laser beam welding, Master craftsman, P.Orr & Sons, Paul Revere, Pickling (metal), ..., Pitcher (container), Polishing, Polishing (metalworking), Porringer, Precious metal, Repoussé and chasing, Rivet, Robert Welch (designer), Sampson Mordan, Saw, Sequoyah, Sheet metal, Silver, Snips, Solder, Swage block, Swami silver, Synonym, Tableware, Thomas Germain, Torch, Urn, Vase, Victoria and Albert Museum, Yemenite silversmithing. Expand index (25 more) »

Acragas (silversmith)

Acragas (Gr. Ακράγας) was an engraver, or silversmith, spoken of by Pliny the Elder.

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Adam Byrne

Adam Byrne (born 20 April 1994) is an Irish rugby union player for Leinster Rugby.

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Alfredo Sciarrotta

Alfredo Sciarrotta (May 25, 1907, Rossano, Calabria, Italy - May 28, 1985, Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.A.) was an Italian-American silversmith and undersea weapons expert.

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Annealing (metallurgy)

Annealing, in metallurgy and materials science, is a heat treatment that alters the physical and sometimes chemical properties of a material to increase its ductility and reduce its hardness, making it more workable.

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Anvil

An anvil is a metalworking tool consisting of a large block of metal (usually forged or cast steel), with a flattened top surface, upon which another object is struck (or "worked").

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Apprenticeship

An apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study (classroom work and reading).

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Armour

Armour (British English or Canadian English) or armor (American English; see spelling differences) is a protective covering that is used to prevent damage from being inflicted to an object, individual or vehicle by direct contact weapons or projectiles, usually during combat, or from damage caused by a potentially dangerous environment or activity (e.g., cycling, construction sites, etc.). Personal armour is used to protect soldiers and war animals.

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Atsidi Sani

Atsidi Sani (Atsidii Sání) (c. 1830 – c. 1918) was the first known Navajo silversmith.

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Benvenuto Cellini

Benvenuto Cellini (3 November 150013 February 1571) was an Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier, musician, and artist who also wrote a famous autobiography and poetry.

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Blacksmith

A blacksmith is a metalsmith who creates objects from wrought iron or steel by forging the metal, using tools to hammer, bend, and cut (cf. whitesmith).

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Blowpipe (tool)

The term blowpipe refers to one of several tools used to direct streams of gases into any of several working media.

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Borax

Borax, also known as sodium borate, sodium tetraborate, or disodium tetraborate, is an important boron compound, a mineral, and a salt of boric acid.

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Boric acid

Boric acid, also called hydrogen borate, boracic acid, orthoboric acid and acidum boricum, is a weak, monobasic Lewis acid of boron, which is often used as an antiseptic, insecticide, flame retardant, neutron absorber, or precursor to other chemical compounds.

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Bowl

A bowl is a round, open-top container used in many cultures to serve hot and cold food.

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Brass

Brass is a metallic alloy that is made of copper and zinc.

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Candlestick

A candlestick, chamberstick, or candelabrum (plural: candelabra) is a device used to hold a candle in place.

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Casting

Casting is a manufacturing process in which a liquid material is usually poured into a mold, which contains a hollow cavity of the desired shape, and then allowed to solidify.

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Chain

A chain is a serial assembly of connected pieces, called links, typically made of metal, with an overall character similar to that of a rope in that it is flexible and curved in compression but linear, rigid, and load-bearing in tension.

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Charcoal

Charcoal is the lightweight black carbon and ash residue hydrocarbon produced by removing water and other volatile constituents from animal and vegetation substances.

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Claude Blair

Claude Blair, (30 November 1922 – 21 February 2010) was a British museum curator and scholar, who specialised in European arms and armour.

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Coke (fuel)

Coke is a fuel with a high carbon content and few impurities, usually made from coal.

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Copper

Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from cuprum) and atomic number 29.

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Cup

A cup is a small container used for drinking and carrying drinks.

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Cutlery

Cutlery includes any hand implement used in preparing, serving, and especially eating food in Western culture.

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Engraving

Engraving is the practice of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface by cutting grooves into it.

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File (tool)

A file is a tool used to remove fine amounts of material from a workpiece.

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Film

A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.

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Firescale

Firescale, also known as firestain, is a layer of oxides that is visible on the surface of objects made of metal alloys containing copper when the object is heated, as by a jeweler heating a ring to apply solder during a repair.

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Flux (metallurgy)

In metallurgy, a flux (derived from Latin fluxus meaning “flow”) is a chemical cleaning agent, flowing agent, or purifying agent.

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Forge

A forge is a type of hearth used for heating metals, or the workplace (smithy) where such a hearth is located.

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François-Thomas Germain

François-Thomas Germain (1726–1791) was a French silversmith who was often commissioned by European royalty and inherited the title of royal silversmith and sculptor to the King of France.

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Garrard & Co

Garrard & Co.

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Gemstone

A gemstone (also called a gem, fine gem, jewel, precious stone, or semi-precious stone) is a piece of mineral crystal which, in cut and polished form, is used to make jewelry or other adornments.

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Georg Jensen

Georg Arthur Jensen (31 August 1866 in Rådvad – 2 October 1935 in Copenhagen) was a Danish silversmith and founder of Georg Jensen A/S.

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Goldsmith

A goldsmith is a metalworker who specializes in working with gold and other precious metals.

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Guild

A guild is an association of artisans or merchants who oversee the practice of their craft/trade in a particular area.

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Hammer

A hammer is a tool or device that delivers a blow (a sudden impact) to an object.

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Hester Bateman

Hester Bateman (bap. 1708 – 16 September 1794) was an English silversmith who successfully ran her family business for thirty years following the death of her husband.

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Holloware

Holloware (hollowware, or hollow-ware) is metal tableware such as sugar bowls, creamers, coffee pots, teapots, soup tureens, hot food covers, water jugs, platters, butter pat plates, and other items that go with the dishware on a table.

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Household silver

Household silver or silverware (the silver, the plate, or silver service) includes tableware, cutlery, and other household items made of sterling silver, Britannia silver, or Sheffield plate silver.

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Iron

Iron is a chemical element with symbol Fe (from ferrum) and atomic number 26.

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Jean-Valentin Morel

Jean-Valentin Morel (1794–1860) was a French gold and silversmith noted for the quality of his work.

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Jewellery

Jewellery (British English) or jewelry (American English)see American and British spelling differences consists of small decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cufflinks.

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Jocelyn Burton

Sara Jocelyn Margarita Elissa Burton is a British silver and goldsmith.

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Kurt Aepli

Kurt Aepli (born May 14, 1914 in Rapperswil, SG, Switzerland, died December 22, 2002 in Uznach, SG, Switzerland) was a Swiss silversmith, a designer of fine jewelry and implements, as well as a professional educator.

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Laser beam welding

Laser beam welding (LBW) is a welding technique used to join pieces of metal or thermoplastics through the use of a laser.

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Master craftsman

A master craftsman or master tradesman (sometimes called only master or grandmaster) was a member of a guild.

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P.Orr & Sons

P.Orr & Sons is a store that primarily makes clocks in Chennai.

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Paul Revere

Paul Revere (December 21, 1734 O.S.May 10, 1818) was an American silversmith, engraver, early industrialist, and Patriot in the American Revolution.

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Pickling (metal)

Pickling is a metal surface treatment used to remove impurities, such as stains, inorganic contaminants, rust or scale from ferrous metals, copper, precious metals and aluminum alloys.

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Pitcher (container)

In American English, a pitcher is a container with a spout used for storing and pouring contents which are liquid in form.

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Polishing

Polishing is the process of creating a smooth and shiny surface by rubbing it or using a chemical action, leaving a surface with a significant specular reflection (still limited by the index of refraction of the material according to the Fresnel equations.) In some materials (such as metals, glasses, black or transparent stones), polishing is also able to reduce diffuse reflection to minimal values.

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Polishing (metalworking)

Polishing and buffing are finishing processes for smoothing a workpiece's surface using an abrasive and a work wheel or a leather strop.

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Porringer

A porringer is a shallow bowl, between 4 and 6 inches (100 to 150mm) in diameter, and 1½" to 3" (40 to 80mm) deep; the form originated in the medieval period in Europe and was made in wood, ceramic, pewter and silver.

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Precious metal

A precious metal is a rare, naturally occurring metallic chemical element of high economic value.

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Repoussé and chasing

Repoussé or repoussage (respectively) is a metalworking technique in which a malleable metal is ornamented or shaped by hammering from the reverse side to create a design in low relief.

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Rivet

A rivet is a permanent mechanical fastener.

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Robert Welch (designer)

Robert Radford Welch MBE, RDI (21 May 1929 – 15 March 2000), was an English designer and silversmith.

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Sampson Mordan

Sampson Mordan (1790 – 9 April 1843) was a British silversmith and a co-inventor of the first patented mechanical pencil.

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Saw

A saw is a tool consisting of a tough blade, wire, or chain with a hard toothed edge.

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Sequoyah

Sequoyah (ᏍᏏᏉᏯ Ssiquoya, as he signed his name, or ᏎᏉᏯ Se-quo-ya, as is often spelled in Cherokee; named in English George Gist or George Guess) (17701843), was a Cherokee silversmith.

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Sheet metal

Sheet metal is metal formed by an industrial process into thin, flat pieces.

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Silver

Silver is a chemical element with symbol Ag (from the Latin argentum, derived from the Proto-Indo-European ''h₂erǵ'': "shiny" or "white") and atomic number 47.

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Snips

Snips, also known as shears, are hand tools used to cut sheet metal and other tough webs.

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Solder

Solder (or in North America) is a fusible metal alloy used to create a permanent bond between metal workpieces.

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Swage block

A swage block (or swager block) is a large, heavy block of cast iron or steel used in smithing, with variously-sized holes in its face and usually with forms on the sides.

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Swami silver

Swami Silver is the name given to a distinctive style of silverware that originated in the South Indian city of Madras (now known as Chennai) during the British rule.

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Synonym

A synonym is a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language.

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Tableware

Tableware are the dishes or dishware used for setting a table, serving food and dining.

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Thomas Germain

Thomas Germain (1673–1748) was the pre-eminent Parisian silversmith of the Rococo.

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Torch

A torch is a stick with combustible material at one end, which is ignited and used as a light source.

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Urn

An urn is a vase, often with a cover, that usually has a somewhat narrowed neck above a rounded body and a footed pedestal.

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Vase

A vase is an open container.

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Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A) in London is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects.

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Yemenite silversmithing

Jewish silversmiths who hailed from Yemen were highly acclaimed craftsmen who dominated craft production in precious metals in the southern Arabian peninsula, from the 18th through the mid-20th century, a period and region during which Muslims did not engage in this work.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silversmith

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