A museum spokesman said:' 'The Silversmith's Art is certain to be both a mecca for art lovers, and fascinating for anyone with an interest in the craft and artistic process of silversmithing
Their visit kicked off at Birmingham City University's school of jewellery where Camilla met students in the gemmology and silversmithing
Pat Areias has its roots in the old Mexican tradition of silversmithing
and today is one of the most innovative companies in the field.
Rev Mary Gilbert, vicar at St Paul's Church in the Jewellery Quarter, has been making pieces for 10 years but earlier this year enrolled on a silversmithing
course at the Midlands Art Centre (mac) in Birmingham.
Fennah Podschies said: "Theresa Nguyen's work shows mastery of not just the ability to produce one beautifully formed and exquisitely detailed piece from metal but the capability to repeat this with consummate skill and precision, which has always been the mark of great silversmithing
After being chosen as winner of the 2010's Young Designer-Silversmith Award, Ben was given the opportunity of making a piece of silver in a leading silversmithing
workshop for a national museum collection.
When she wanted to train in silversmithing
in London in 1966, Jocelyn Burton was told only men could do that.
Then, further into my degree, I specialised in silversmithing
and jewellery because it was just a technique I really enjoyed.
Although Perley-Dutcher learned the trade of silversmithing
when he was young, he enrolled in the College of Craft arid Design in New Brunswick after graduating from high school for formal education in his craft.
Chris was chosen, according to the organisers, for his "confident, yet sensitive design style, his eye for detail, and his high level of traditional silversmithing
skills, which are second to none due to his family background.
He studied silversmithing
techniques and wood turning during four years at Liverpool Hope University, learning how to raise metal and formulate and manipulate it: "I specialise in metal spinning which is mainly used in ornamental or functional bowls and goblets.
More than 7,500 adults enrol for a variety of council-run courses every year, from salsa dancing and silversmithing
to forensic science and getting the best out of your mobile phone.