Treasures from the Vaults: the Goldsmiths’ Company’s Library and Archive

The Goldsmiths’ Company library and archive documents 700 years of goldsmithing history in Britain. In this talk Librarian Eleni Bide introduces some of the Company’s most beautiful, and unexpected archival treasures, from illuminated manuscripts, to shrapnel, and keys to long-lost doors.

Treasures from the Vaults: the Goldsmiths' Company Library and Archive

This talk was first shown online in January 2021 as part of the Goldsmiths’ Centre’s talks series programmed and delivered in association with the Goldsmiths’ Company.  

Open to anyone researching jewellery, gold, silversmithing or family history, find out how to book an appointment to visit the Goldsmiths’ Company Library.