Resources: Silver & Metal

American Souvenir Spoons History of American Souvenir Spoons, makers marks, glossary of terms, state seals, collecting information.

Geneology of Silversmiths and Related Craftsmen A quick reference for collectors ~ 3,635 silversmiths, jewelers, watchmakers, and other related craftsmen geneology chart with (identification) makers mark.

Illustrated SilverCollection An illustrated glossary of antique silver and objects of vertu - Continental, European, Italian, Russian, German, French, English, Austrian, Scottish, American, Dutch, Danish, Judaica, Georgian, Spanish and much more. ~~ The What Is?? Silver dictionary of silver related terms, including origin, photos and illustrations, use and shape. ~ Comprehensive collection of hallmarks and makers marks - photos of silver oddities ~ Also, photo gallery and information on glass.  Silver, Jewelry and precious metal marks finder. Silver pattern identification. Silver & Precious metals hallmarks from America, Mexico, England, Scotland, Ireland, Russia, France, Germany, Italy, Norway & other European countries. ~ Special dating systems for british silver hallmarks, including Gorham, Sheffield, city ciphers and emblems, date symbols, units conversion tables (Troy oz etc), silver & precious metals glossary.

Modern Silver Basic sterling silver hallmark information for jewelry.

Online Encyclopedia of American Silver Marks This is a collection of hallmarks from American manufacturers and retailers of sterling silver, coin silver and silver plate. Marks are listed alphabetically by manufacturer. There are now 201 marks illustrated on this site.

Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks & Makers Marks is the most extensive internet resource for research of silver marks, hallmarks, trademarks & maker's marks found on antique and vintage silver. The site's main focus is on marks used on sterling and coin silver, for those of you interested in silverplate trademarks, we have now added a large section of silverplate marks.

The Sterling Silver Guide A consumer's guide to the buying and caring for sterling silver treasures.

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