Silver Information Library | Resources on Silver Magpies and the Web

Articles and posts from Silver Magpies archives and the best silver information resources on the web are here in a carefully selected collection.

 Silver Information on Silver Magpies:

  • How to clean silver – there is one single thing that prevents people from using and enjoying silver, the whole polishing/cleaning issue is the heart of the matter.  Read this and perhaps change your mind!
  • Silver Marks Guidebooks – a list of reference and guidebooks that will provide the essential basics every silver collector needs to know.
To find other silver information that is not listed above, use the ‘SITE SEARCH’ in the sidebar on the right.  It has all the pages and posts on this site indexed, so type in what you are looking for and then read the results. If you still can’t find what you need contact me.

Silversmith for repairs and conservation:

Antiquing in Europe:

  • Antiquing in England –  Services and information to find the best pieces AND get them home again, safely and easily.

Other on-line resources of silver information:

No guide to silver marks, English hallmarks or other sterling marks would be complete with mentioning

  • 925-1000 – the online encyclopedia of silver marks, hallmarks, and makers marks
  • Silver Collection It – Giorgio B’s massive website of marks of all kinds.

A word must be said here about the generosity of the developers of these sites.  The quality and quantity of information on them is incredible.

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A word here regarding the products, books, or people I recommend on this site.  I want to be absolutely transparent in letting you know, that with the exception of the items in my own inventory,  I have no financial or marketing affiliations whatsoever with any person, company, product, site, etc..  All recommendations are made on the basis of personal experience that I paid the regular retail price for.  I do not accept advertising or endorsements on Silver Magpies. My freedom of opinion is too important.