Join the research:
database to support the dating of antic silver
Why this initiative?
I think my passion for antique silver is evident when
reading the pages of my site.
As a chemist and a researcher, although in a field which
is far from that of apply arts, I feel the desire to
give a scientific contribution.
Due to its cost, this rinitiative will be possible only
with the cooperation of colleagues and, why not, of
ordinary people, Institutions and Companies, which can
somehow share the objectives of this research.
Aim of the research
The research is aimed at the dating of ancient and
antique silvers (mainly English silvers) on the basis of
the composition of the alloy used for their manufacture
especially in terms of the nature and content of
For more detail please read a brief description of
How can you participate?
You can manifest your interest in this research by
specifying at what level you can contribute (scientific,
technical expert, economic, free supply of manufactured
This first step should aid to identify one or more
sponsor (industrial or institutional).
I will provide regular updates about this Project.
You can also simply make a donation: