Sworders Silver auctions have become a significant fixture in the international auction calendar.

Our silver specialist, Claire Grindey, is a well-known figure in the international and London silver world, having worked for Sotheby’s in London and Amsterdam, as both an English and a Continental silver specialist. She is deeply knowledgeable and vastly experienced and able to offer identification, valuation and sales advice of the highest order across the whole range of British and Continental silver from rare early pieces, to collectors' items and the many wonderful contemporary silversmiths working today. Claire is also able to prepare formal valuations for sale, insurance and probate purposes. 

We conduct two Silver Sales a year, ‘must attend’ events for all silver dealers and collectors. To find out more about our forthcoming sales or talk further about potential consignments, please do not hesitate to contact our specialist team.


Home Visits

Claire is based in London and will gladly arrange home visits by appointment.




Our specialists

Our specialists hold regular valuation days. Please contact us for more information, or complete the form below to enquire about the valuation of your items. 

Claire Grindey

Claire Grindey

Claire joined Sworders in 2017, following 20 years international experience of the art market as an independent consultant, and with Sotheby’s London and Amsterdam as a silver specialist. She has lectured for Sotheby’s Institute Contemporary Design and Fine & Decorative Arts MA, and currently sits on the board for RICS Art & Antiques. Claire has worked in Sweden, France, Italy and the Netherlands and speaks their respective languages.

T: 01279 817778

Request a valuation

If you're considering the sale of your items, we are happy to offer a free online valuation service. Please fill out the form and press the 'Submit' button below. Expect to hear from the appropriate valuer as soon as possible.

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