Victoria's Golden Jubilee necklace was created by the house in 1888 and was designated by the queen as an heirloom of the Crown.
Mappin and Webb continues to produce classic silverware and fine jewellery collections, and is a retailer of luxury timepieces in its boutiques, including timepieces from Swiss watch houses Rolex, Jaeger-Le Coultre, Patek Philippe and Omega.
once occupied a location in the City of London at the junction of Poultry and Queen Victoria Street, adjacent to Bank junction, in the City of London.
Today, Mappin & Webb holds warrants to both the Queen and the Prince of Wales.
Mappin & Webb’s master craftsman Martin Swift was appointed in 2012 to the position of Crown Jeweller, the custodian of the British Crown Jewels who is responsible for preparing them for the State opening of Parliament and other state occasions.
Mark Appleby, also of Mappin & Webb, took over as crown jeweller in 2017.
The brand has a strong sporting heritage: it produced the original Ryder Cup trophy, and made trophies for the Royal Ascot horse races for 75 years.
We can handle a dent or two but it is the cracks that were hard to swallow.
We have several pieces and all are identified except for the date on this piece and the maker and date on a sterling ashtray.
But many other names are used for silver plate: EPWM - Electroplate on White Metal, EPC - Electroplate on Copper, Argentium Argentine Plate, Argentum, Ascetic B.