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Aims & Objectives
Aims & Objectives

The project has the following objectives:

Study in a comparative way the European heritage and tradition in silver craft and art and illustrate differences and similarities in technique and design.
Create and publish a design thesaurus illustrating the rich European tradition in silver art and crafts from medieval times till present time, as a resource open and accessible to the wider public as well as the history and design experts, the artists and craftsmen interested in silver.
Promote innovation in modern design through training and providing silver artists and craftsmen the resources to study and experiment with traditional design permutations.
Encourage cross-fertilisation of ideas and experience between different European areas and traditions and between different institutions of the public and private sector.
Disseminate the results of the documentation, research and educational activities of the project through a dedicated web-site, an international conference, exhibitions and seminars.
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