What to get for a sterling silver desk?
Our range of Silver Desk Accessories is very comprehensive and all of the items are hand made in England. Our range of items include top quality silver ink wells, silver desk knives, silver magnifiers silver paperweights and silver desk blotters. Hallmarked Sterling Silver Eye Glass Magnifying Loupe. Our silver eye glass Loupe makes a perfect gift
Are there sterling silver ink blotters for desks?
Sterling Silver rocker style ink blotter with a classic plain finish. A fantastic gift or presentation item for anyone that works from a desk and is also available as a matching paper weight. Our silver desk blotters are available in two sizes and this is the Smaller size.
How big is a hallmark silver desk blotter?
Our silver desk blotters are available in two sizes and this is the larger size. Presented in a smart gift box our price includes free worldwide delivery. Size = 90mm x 60mm.
What to put on a hallmark silver desk?
Our range of items include top quality silver ink wells, silver desk knives, silver magnifiers silver paperweights and silver desk blotters. Hallmarked Sterling Silver Lid Ink Pot.
Do you need a date mark to sell silver in England?
Pieces for sale in England, as well as for export, must also have an English assay mark. Beginning in 1999, neither date marks nor the lion passant were required on silver made and sold in England. Date marks are now optional; the standard mark was replaced by 925. Pieces for export must include the 1976 convention hallmark, a scale.
What does the control mark on sterling silver mean?
A typical hallmark on silver made in England for either export or sale in England. The control mark, a set of scales, was adopted in 1976. The scales mark certifies the acceptance of a 1976 treaty in which nations agreed to recognize each others hallmarks.
What is the standard mark on a sterling silver plate?
The separate standard mark may appear as 925 only or 925 enclosed in a simple shape such as an oval, square or circle. If a piece was made in a foreign country for import into England, it would include a maker’s mark, control mark and standard mark.
How are silver shields cut at the end of the century?
At the end of the century a method of “letting in” a silver shield was devised. A small shield was cut from the piece. Then a sterling silver shield was cut of exactly the same shape and size and substituted under heat.