Twelve of the best:silver Christmas decorations

Silver is the metal of choice this Christmas. Make your home sparkle with these luxurious, contemporary designs...

Silver is the metal of choice for a delicate gleam this Christmas. It reflects light with the gentlest of sparkles and adding just one or two decorations is a simple but luxurious way to deck out your home for the festive season.

Each year, to introduce contemporary silver to a wider audience, some of the world's leading silversmiths launch new Christmas decorations at affordable prices.

Their work has become highly collectable, and is set to gain in value. The designers' handmade limited-edition pieces also make wonderful gifts.

This year, 34 designer-makers are showing and selling decorations at Some 25 of them also have their work on display at Goldsmiths' Hall.

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