Silver smithing services

York Minster Antiques  offers a comprehensive silver smithing service undertaking commissions for new pieces, a repair service for older silver and silversmithing lessons for those who want to explore this ancient craft. We also work with gold and jewellery. Jon Braganza the owner of York Minster Antiques is a registered silversmith and you can see a small range of his work by clicking here.


Silversmithing  price list

New Commissions

We take on new commissions for small and large pieces of silver, as examples we have made custom designed personal and gift items; decorative as well as functional, tea services, boxes, bowls, stirrup cups, cast animal models and jewellery to mention a small portion of our previous commissions. Wedding, birthday, anniversary and christening gifts are a speciality.

Water jug before repair

Repairs to silver

We can repair most silver items economically and in keeping with their character. Our portfolio of repairs includes, tea services, bowls, very high value silver antiques, jewellery and candlesticks to mention just a small portion of the repairs we can undertake. We will give you an estimate before proceeding with any repairs, outline what is possible and discuss your requirements.  














Water jug after repair

Silversmithing Courses

We offer a range of silversmithing courses from one day to 5 days. The course can be tailored to your needs, experience and interests. We cover basic silversmithing techniques, raising, soldering, piercing etc. We offer wedding ring making courses to couples who want to make a special and more personal wedding ring set. Limited accommodation is available on site if required. Contact us for more information.

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