ADFAS Lecture Tour in August 2022
In August 2022 Jolyon Warwick James is touring around the country talking to many ADFAS (Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society) Groups on a variety of topics ranging from fakes & forgeries, the history of hallmarking and Australian silver to what we can learn about silver from paintings, engravings and illuminated manuscripts.
In addition to his role as the President of the Silver Society of Australia Jolyon Warwick James is a professional consultant on antique silver, based in Sydney. Educated at London University, he has acted as a lecturer, valuer/appraiser, and adviser on English, European, Colonial and other silver in Australia and overseas. He has published widely on international silver collections and practices, including a reference manual on Australian gold and silver hallmarks.