To impress the visiting dignitaries with its opulent design and extent of holding of precious metals, silverware has been used over last 1000 years of European Industry. To create impression on French King’s emissary towards the wealth and towards the wealth and power of England, Henry VIII of laid out a seven-course buffet in silver, a large ornate collection. Collecting expensive precious metals an exhibition of art and lifestyle, as it was an investment for expensive times of war.
Silverware becomes prominent everywhere during the seventeenth century. They were engraved and hallmarked thereby enriching history. They following the tradition of their monarch, the aristocracy began to collection silver flatware, and indulged in expensive gifting on a grand scale as per their position in society.
The largest patrons of precious queen Elizabeth II of England insisted that the silversmiths and goldsmiths of London innovate new styles and designs of Europe. Each noble host of them presented their best face by sending unique gifts of notable craftsmanship and a fresh flourish in design when emissaries were travelling perpetually. Till today, captains of large industry, State dignitaries, as well as emissaries of powerful families, extensively gift silverware as a presentation of their worth.
Legacy of Frazer and Haws
Frazer and Haws is another division of Hennell opened by the David Hennell in the year 1736, which producing the finest England traditional silver that soon graced the most opulent tables in Europe. Diamond necklace and Magnificent black pearl Ruby belonging to Quen Marie Antoinette of France was entrusted to Robert, David Hennell’s son, to be sold it was the sheer magic this breathking which inspired Robert to devote their talents for creating finest jewellery in addition to the uniqueness of silverware that was continuation of their tradition of his father’s craft. He established premises in the fashionable Bloomsbury area of London.Frazer and Haws setup by the Frazer Edward Haws in year 1869 as the subsidiary unit of Hennell which is well known for the their perfection of jewellery making.