Candlestick 5044

A 47 Min film showing the creation of a Chippendale style Candlestick originally produced in 1914 by JW Evans, Birmingham Jewellery Quarter.

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Candlestick 5044

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The story of manufacture of a 100 year old Chippendale Candlestick. The J W Evans 5044 patten, design in 1914. This collection of films show in some detail the various processes of manufacture utilising a range of trades associated with the silversmith…


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The story of manufacture of a 100 year old Chippendale Candlestick. The J W Evans 5044 patten, design in 1914. This collection of films show in some detail the various processes of manufacture utilising a range of trades associated with the silversmith industry. Spinning, Drop-stamping, Polishing ad Plating.
See the silversmith compile the parts and sneak behind the scenes of the Birmingham Assay Office to witness the Hallmarking process.

english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/j-w-evans-silver-factory/

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  • Jonathan Lee

    More films coming soon. Next one will show Andy the Silversmith preparing the different parts of the stick, soldering it together and preparing it for hallmarking and polishing.

    by Jonathan Lee

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