Precious Antique Silver - the finest selection of English Silver Antiques
The value of antiquities varies from piece to piece - factors such as the type of item, the era and origin, the material and much more play a role. Rare pieces are particularly popular, but also those that are made of valuable materials. There is a reason why genuine antique mahogany furniture are so popular. Also of great value is antique silver. It does not matter too much whether the item was just silvered or massively made of antique silver - English silver antiques are not only beautiful to look at, but also of high quality and very precious. Especially popular are silver crockery and candle holders, the latter we have collected in especially large numbers for you. These are beautiful and well-preserved English silver antiques. Some are completely made of antique silver, others are plated. All of them, however, are nice to look at. English Silver Antiques are of high interest not only for collectors, but also in private households as a decoration.
History of Silver Antiques: Where do English Silver Decorations come from?
Silver antiques have a long history. Already in the lost Pompeii, the wealthier families had dishes and decorations made of silver. In England too, the production of silverware started quite early. The earliest stamped English silver decorations date from the 16th century. By stamping is meant the marking of silver antiques with the purity of the corresponding piece. Purity indicates how much pure precious metal is contained in the object, for example an English silver decoration. It is calculated in thousandth parts. The known sterling silver has a silver content of 925 thousandth, which is already quite pure and valuable. An even higher purity shows the so-called fine silver with 999 of thousand parts. This means that the silver antiques consist of almost 100% pure silver, and only one-thousandth of another metal, mostly copper - an invaluable asset. So here is some advice: If you are looking for particularly pure English silver decorations, pay attention to the specification of the purity, or details such as sterling silver and fine silver.
Gorgeous antique silver candlesticks and silver plated antique candle holders
Here we offer a fine selection of silver plated antique candle holders and massive antique silver candlesticks. These fine antique silver candlesticks come mainly from the 19th century and the early 20th century. Many of these pieces are offered as identical pairs so that you can place the fine silvered antique candle holders symmetrically in as many different places as possible. All of these pieces are still in good or even excellent condition despite their old age and can still be used in the household. From low and small antique silver candlesticks to high, richly decorated and decorated silver plated antique candle holders – everything the silver lover's heart desires can be found here. Some of the beautiful sets even contain a small silver inkpot which optically matches the candleholders. This combination of three fits very well on a pretty antique desk.