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The Books


Ceremonial maces of Australian parliaments

This study presents information relating to the 11 ceremonial maces that have been and are being used in the nine parliaments of Australia's states and territories. Victoria has had three maces - the original mace was replaced with a silver gilt mace which was later...

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Ceremonial maces of Australian universities

Thirty-six of Australia's universities have ceremonial maces. This study presents information relating to the ceremonial maces of those 36 Australian universities and includes 40 maces. Four universities, The University of Queensland, Charles Sturt University, Griffith University and the Australian...

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Hendrik Forster Silversmith Designer Maker

This book celebrates 40 years of Hendrik Forster silversmithing, designing and making in Australia. It spans Hendrik's life story leading up to his decision to follow a career in silversmithing; the influences over his lifetime on his design concepts...

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Marks on Australian Silver 1950-2005

This unique reference book is a comprehensive collating of information about the makers and retailers of Australian silverware in the era covering the second half of the twentieth century and the marks they have used to identify their work...

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About the Author



Christine Erratt has had a keen interest in Australian silverware since the 1970s. She joined the Silver Society of Australia in the 1990s and has been a regular contributor to the Silver Society's newsletters and journals. Christine has written many articles for other magazines and publications, and the introductory catalogue essay for a contemporary Australian silver exhibition in 2008. She has toured Australia lecturing on the subject of Australian silverware during the era of her interest as well as on Australian Women Silversmiths. She is also a long standing member of the Australiana Society and the National Trust of Australia.

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Ceremonial maces of Australian parliaments

This book is available from Parker Press at $15 including postage and handling for orders placed for delivery within Australia.


Ceremonial maces of Australian universities

This book is available from Parker Press at $30 including postage and handling for orders placed for delivery within Australia.


Hendrik Forster Silversmith Designer Maker

This book is available from Parker Press at $30 including postage and handling for orders placed for delivery within Australia.


Marks on Australian Silver 1950-2005

The Publisher is now selling this book for a special price of $40 including postage and handling for orders placed for delivery within Australia.


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