Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The Metalwork collection contains over 45,000 examples of decorative metalwork, silver and jewellery ranging in date from the Bronze Age to the present day. It includes the national collection of English silver, an outstandingly comprehensive jewellery gallery, and collections of ironwork, continental silver, arms and armour, medieval champlevé and late 19th-century enamels, brasswork, pewter and medieval metalwork of international importance.

Strawberry Thief Free iPad Game

Strawberry Thief by BAFTA award wining games designer Sophia George is a playful celebration of the work of Victorian designer William Morris. Uncover the famous Arts and Crafts design by drawing on your screen with your finger and watch your iPad transform from blank paper to an animated masterpiece.

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Japanese Cloisonne Enamels

Japanese Cloisonne Enamels

From its renaissance in the 1840s Japanese cloisonné enamel manufacture rapidly reached a peak of artistic and technological sophistication between 18…

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Event - Lunchtime Lectures: Victorian Gothic Glory

Wed 18 March 2015 13:00–14:00

LUNCHTIME LECTURE: Join Alicia Robinson, Senior Curator of Sculpture, Ceramics, Metalwork and Gladd to find out more about Victorian Gothic glory, destruction and resurrection: Scott & Skidmore’s ironwork at the V&A.

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