The Silver Society Prize 2021

The Silver Society is pleased to announce the launch of its annual Prize of £ 500 for 2021. The Prize is awarded to a silversmith who is either aged under 35 or in the first five years of their career as a practicing silversmith.

Conditions of participation

  • The competition will be conducted virtually and submissions should be made by email to by 30 September 2021
  • The submission should be a piece of silver, either made specially for the competition or pre-existing. The portfolio should include images of the piece, a description of its manufacture and its hallmarks. It may also include any other relevant material, such as design drawings, a video or a commentary on the sources of inspiration
  • The entrant should be aged 35 or under by 31 December 2021 or have worked as a practicing silversmith for less than five years
  • The submission may not be a piece of jewellery!

The competition will be judged by an expert panel and the winner will be announced on 25 October 2021 and will receive a cash prize of £ 500.
The winning piece and a profile of its maker will be included in the 2022 Silver Society Journal.

Photo: Dreamy dish by Manasi Depala, Silver Society Prize for Silversmithing 2020