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Valentine's Day - luxury, lasting gifts from The London Silver Vaults

EXPERIENCE one of London’s most unusual shopping venues and find a very special and memorable Valentine’s Day Gift at The London Silver Vaults in Chancery Lane.

Discover a glittering treasure trove of fine silver design of every period. Jewellery, vintage wristwatches, cufflinks and personal accessories such as antique or vintage powder compacts can also be found in many of the 25 shops housed at the Vaults. Browse for a truly individual and lasting item for your loved one.

For her: bold silver bangles, Art Deco-style sparkling marcasite and gem-set jewels, affordable modern silver pendants and precious antique diamonds, enamelled compacts and dressing table accessories in pretty pastel shades.

For him: contemporary and traditional cufflinks in gold, silver and enamel, vintage wrist-watches for the time-keeping connoisseur from one of London’s leading specialist experts, silver tankards and hip flasks, and tie-pins for the traditionalist.

Prices for modern sterling silver pendants start from around £50; bold sterling silver bangles from £200; plain modern sterling silver cufflinks from £100; modern enamelled and designer cufflinks from £195 and £215 respectively; antique gold cufflinks from £450; Victorian miniature gold compass around £450; vintage wristwatches by Omega etc from around £1600; sterling silver model cars from around £400; and small silver-mounted wine jugs from £175.

For more unusual ideas, how about a sterling silver memory stick (save some of your favourites photographic moments on it) or an antique silver case for business cards, or choose a unique and individual picture frame, a silver figure of a favourite animal or vehicle, or have something engraved with a personalised message.

Image: Large glass and silver-mounted inkwell with top hat lid engraved 16 July 1912. Retailed by J C Vickery, London 1912. £1,550. (from Peter Cameron, Vault 57).

Opening Times: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm; Saturday from 9am to 1pm.

The London Silver Vaults, Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1QS

Website: www.silvervaultslondon.com/