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Brett Payne


Brett Payne undertook a Foundation course at Canterbury College of Art in 1977 before going to Sheffield Hallam University where he achieved a BA Hons in Silversmithing and Jewellery in 1981.He opened his own studio and workshop in Sheffield in 1983. He has exhibited widely including the United States, Japan and Europe and commissioned work includes Sheffield City Council, 10 Downing Street and Mappin and Webb.The Silverware and Candlesticks that Brett Payne produces are all individually hot forged, by hand, in Sterling Silver. Traditionally Silversmiths work the metal cold but if treated with respect and great care it can also be worked hot; the art of hot forging silver is not much practiced today but it does have a long tradition. Brett Payne has taken this tradition to a new level, developing the skill of hand forging Silver to explore new applications. His candlesticks are a synthesis of an ancient technique with his own very original and contemporary ideas of form. His understanding of the importance of simplicity leads to a refreshingly direct and uncomplicated way of making that produces timeless classics.We spent many hours manipulating Brett's 'X-Y' candlesticks into varying arrangements. They created such a stir that we are keeping them in stock. 
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BRETT PAYNE Hot Forged Silver Spoon
18 ct Gold Finial
Sheffield 1997
Length: 19 cm
£ 250.00
BRETT PAYNE Silver ' X & Y ' Candlesticks
Fully Hallmarked Silver 
Hand Forged Silver.

The design of the X&Y candlesticks allows the clean elegant lines to be orientated through 90º.

The candlesticks can therefore be aligned vertically or horizontally, allowing their owner to develop endless arrangements to suit any occasion or space


36cm x 16cm each.



£ 4,250.00
BRETT PAYNE Silver Beaker
Fully Hallmarked Silver 
Made in Britannia Standard Silver(958)
Double skinned
Height: 11cm
Weight: 337g


£ 750.00
BRETT PAYNE Silver Caddy Spoon
Hot forged from Sterling Silver
Sheffield 
Maker: Brett Payne
Length:110mm

This caddy spoon has been designed exclusively for Styles Silver who commissioned it for British Silver Week 2009.
They are still being made today.

£ 295.00
BRETT PAYNE Silver Colander
Fully Hallmarked Silver 
Width: 17 cm
Height: 6 cm
£ 795.00
BRETT PAYNE Silver Saucepan
Fully Hallamrked Silver 
Britannia Silver (958)
Length: 9.5cm

Also available in larger size please contact for details 
£ 795.00
BRETT PAYNE 'Swan'  Silver Caddy Spoon
Fully Hallmarked Silver 
Hand Forged 
18ct Gold Eye 
Length: 9cm
Weight: 75g


£ 390.00
Silver "Illusion" Bowl
Sheffield
Diameter: 15cm

Spun silver and highly polishedVery clever design - as you place your finger inside the bowlcreates a very unusual illusion.

Needs to be seen to be appreciated.

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£ 595.00
Silver "Manhattan" Candlesticks
Sheffield
These can be used individually, or grouped together to form a larger candelabra of two or more pieces.
Height: 26cm

Please call/email for availability and current price 
Silver 'Ampersand' Candlesticks
Sheffield
Brett Payne

The two pieces may be aligned to form intriguing sinuous lines of forged silver.

Dimensions: 20cm long x 6.55cm wide each (approx)


£ 1,950.00