usual. In the more than bicentenary history since the foundation in 1810 the manufacture Wilkens & sons of Bremen has created an abundant number of cutlery pattern .
designs which after long time even today enjoy great interest. In the collectors edition we offer not only silver flatware which are offered by the company Wilkens from Bremen for collectors. Historical pattern like Rokoko or Margeriten of Heinrich Vogeler, the cutlery August der Starke, Königsspaten or the silver flatware Ostfriesen in the 925th sterling. All of them are successful patterns from the classical fund of the Bremen silver manufacture Wilkens & sons, which even today after long production time in silver plated, in 800 or sterling silver 925 are a shining appearance on the dining-table. Special challenges to the craft art of the engravers of the manufacture put the flatware which are named after famous castles: Schloß Gripsholm, Schloß Mirabell and the pattern Schloß Rosenborg. Timeless slender silver cutleries in modern dimensions which are decorated with different filigree engravings.
it pays to wait. The 'vintage ' silverware of the Collectors Edition of Wilkens are produced only just once the year in the manufacture. In this production phase the patterns are also produced by Wilkens in Bremen which are available furthermore within the scope of the postpurchase guarantee. We have given the delivery times as accurate as possible. And you should not keep the a little longer delivery time of these silver models from being interested in this partly historically interesting ones as well as as a manufacture work to impressive patterns. Since this silverware will accompany you long.
Silver is the first metal of which cutleries were made of and the material has the reputation to possess bactericidal qualities. A sterling cutlery of massive silver is even after decades an object of great value. Depending on the execution real silver objects are not made out of pure silver, but material silver (Ag) are mixed with copper (Cu). The proportionate mass of this alloy is specified in thousandth. So the 800th silver contains 80% of silver and 20% of copper, the 925th silver – also called sterling silver – 7.5% of copper and so on. Therefore, the color of the silver also differs slightly, depending to the percentage of copper in the alloy. Mainly for optical reasons massive silver is galvanized often with a layer of pure silver. Silver is marked with the punch which refers to the punch law of the country of origin. In Germany the imperial crown and the half moon has to be beside the brand of the manufacturer together with the thousandth number as a token for the real silver. In France, however, the head of Minerva in an octagon beside the punch of the manufacture is the juridically correct sign.
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