Brett Payne is a leading Contemporary British Silversmith; he is a Liveryman of The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths’, a Freeman of the Cutlers’ Company in Hallamshire, a Fellow of The Institute of Professional Goldsmiths’ and past Chairman of The Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council.
Brett Payne designs and hand makes original Sterling Silver Tableware and Candlesticks in his workshop in Sheffield, England.
Brett Payne’s approach to design and making synthesises an ancient technique; hot forging, with original and contemporary ideas of form. His belief in the importance of simplicity leads to a refreshingly direct and uncomplicated way of making that produces contemporary classics.
This website is intended either as an introduction, or an aid memoir; it illustrates many of the pieces that Brett Payne is currently making and also some ‘one-off’ pieces.
If you look on the ‘Exhibitions and Events’ page you will see a list of the Shows that Brett Payne will be exhibiting his work at this year. These Shows provide an opportunity to come and see the work at first hand, to pick it up and the handle the pieces. If you would like to do so Brett Payne would be pleased to see you and discuss anything you might want to commission or to buy on the day.
If once you have looked through the website you would like to ask any questions or receive any further information please do not hesitate to contact Brett Payne via the ‘Contact’ page.