Join us to find out how leading silversmiths are reimagining the heritage of their craft and pushing the boundaries of silver as a material.

Join us to find out how leading silversmiths are reimagining the heritage of their craft and pushing the boundaries of silver as a material.

Glenmorangie

  • Piece of hacked Roman silver from Traprain Law.

    Piece of hacked Roman silver from Traprain Law.
  • Portion of a silver-gilt penannular brooch decorated with animal heads with bared teeth, Pictish, from St Ninian's Isle, Shetland, 8th century.

    Portion of a silver-gilt penannular brooch decorated with animal heads with bared teeth, Pictish, from St Ninian's Isle, Shetland, 8th century.
  • Half of a shallow silver bowl decorated with the head of Hercules, and featuring hunting scenes on the outside, from Traprain Law, East Lothian, AD 410–425.

    Half of a shallow silver bowl decorated with the head of Hercules, and featuring hunting scenes on the outside, from Traprain Law, East Lothian, AD 410–425.
  • Massive silver chain, made from pairs of solid links and fastened with a penannular clasp decorated with Pictish symbols, from Parkhill, Aberdeenshire, AD 400–600.

    Massive silver chain, made from pairs of solid links and fastened with a penannular clasp decorated with Pictish symbols, from Parkhill, Aberdeenshire, AD 400–600.
  • Silver handles in the shape of a leopard, from Traprain Law, East Lothian, AD 410–425.

    Silver handles in the shape of a leopard, from Traprain Law, East Lothian, AD 410–425.
  • Hunterston Brooch, a solid silver brooch covered in a thin layer of gold, from Hunterston, Ayrshire, AD 650–750.

    Hunterston Brooch, a solid silver brooch covered in a thin layer of gold, from Hunterston, Ayrshire, AD 650–750.
  • Silver chainwith a penannular clasp from Borland Farm, Walston, Lanarkshire.

    Silver chainwith a penannular clasp from Borland Farm, Walston, Lanarkshire.
  • Silver pennanular brooch with gilded interlaced ornamentation, from Rogart, Sutherland, AD 700–800.

    Silver pennanular brooch with gilded interlaced ornamentation, from Rogart, Sutherland, AD 700–800.
  • Roman coin hoard found at Birnie, Elgin, Moray.

    Roman coin hoard found at Birnie, Elgin, Moray.
  • Part of a flat silver plate showing Venus rising from the waves, from Traprain Law, 410 - 425 AD and fragments of two other silver plates.

    Part of a flat silver plate showing Venus rising from the waves, from Traprain Law, 410 - 425 AD and fragments of two other silver plates.
  • Part of a hacked and squashed beast-headed brooch from the Gaulcross hoard, Aberdeenshire.

    Part of a hacked and squashed beast-headed brooch from the Gaulcross hoard, Aberdeenshire.
  • Silver spoon bowl decorated with an engraved fish engraved, from Traprain Law, 410 - 425 AD.

    Silver spoon bowl decorated with an engraved fish engraved, from Traprain Law, 410 - 425 AD.
  • Silver pins from Norrie’s Law, Fife and Covesea, Moray.

    Silver pins from Norrie’s Law, Fife and Covesea, Moray.
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Glenmorangie Research Project

The Glenmorangie Research Project on Early Medieval Scotland began in 2008 and since then has uncovered exciting new insights on this important period of Scotland’s past.
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Event information

When

4 Dec 2018
19:00 – 20:15. Doors open at 18:15 for a complimentary glass of Glenmorangie Original, courtesy of our partner.

Where

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh - Auditorium, Level 1. Entry via Lothian Street.

How much

£6, £5 Members & Conc.

Booking information

Booking essential. Link to follow. 

This event is age 14+ but please note, alcohol will be being served and our staff will be operating a Challenge 25 policy.

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