Arts and Crafts Silver
Silver and the Arts and Crafts Movement of 1880. Many of our own products made by Edinburgh Silver are influenced by this Movement. So, in today’s blog we all thought it’d be extremely interesting and informative to bring to you some information about the Arts and Crafts Movement. The history, background, names, influences and much more.
Origins of the Arts and Crafts Movement: Where It All Began.
The Companies That Embraced The Silver Arts and Crafts
Originally Liberty and Co was founded by A.L. Liberty. Consequently is now seen as a pioneer in the Art & Crafts movement. A. L. Liberty was born Arthur Lasenby Liberty in Buckinghamshire in 1843, and decided to start his own business in 1874. After working for Farmer and Rogers in Regent Street for over ten years, opening up his first shop in 1876.
The Arts And Crafts Grow
Style: How Does It Look?:
Important and Influential Names:
Facts for Perspective: What Was Going On At That Time?
- 1861:- Charles Dickens wrote Great Expectations
- 1863:- The first underground railway was opened in London
- 1867:- Karl Marx writes “Capital: A Critique of Political Economy”
- 1874:- Major Impressionist art exhibition with works by Monet, Degas, Denoir
- 1885:- The handy light-bulb was invented by Thomas Edison
Summing Up The Arts & Crafts Movement
Keep The Arts And Crafts Alive
We do like the traditions of the arts and crafts movement and we do what we can to keep it going. To this end we have commissioned two unique silver items for Edinburgh Silver. The first one we had made was a Silver Quaich. The next silver item to be hand made was our beautiful Britannia Silver Napkin Ring