Are Apostle spoons valuable?
They are very rarely used as everyday spoons as the Antique Apostle spoons are quiet rare and are of high value.
What are the 12 Apostle spoons?
- the Master: cross and orb.
- Saint Peter: a sword or a key, sometimes a fish.
- Saint Andrew: a cross.
- Saint James the Greater: a pilgrim’s staff.
- St. John: the cup of sorrow.
- Saint Philip: a staff.
- Saint Bartholomew: a knife.
- Saint Thomas: a spar.
What are Apostle spoons used for?
apostle spoon, spoon for personal use at table, the handle of which is surmounted by a small figure of an apostle, a saint, or Jesus Christ. English silver examples, dating from at least mid-15th century to the end of the 17th century, were sometimes made in sets of 13, consisting of the Twelve Apostles and Christ.
Why do babies get silver spoons?
Silver is a precious metal, thus when you give an infant a silver gift you offer a piece of the future health and wealth you desire for the child. Giving a silver teaspoon for a Baptism means wishing the new-born happiness and prosperity and throughout life.
How do I clean Epns silver?
Wash gently in warm water and a solution of washing up liquid being careful not to have the water too hot as silver is a delicate metal. Wash a few pieces of cutlery at a time. Avoid loading all cutlery in the sink at once.
How much can I sell a silver spoon for?
Silver Plated Spoons will normally sell from $1 to $15. Very few will exceed $15. If a spoon is NOT marked sterling or if it does not have legitimate European silver marks, it is MOST likely silver plated.
Are old silver spoons worth anything?
The price of Sterling silver souvenir spoons range from $5 to $2500. An overwhelming majority of spoons are sold for not more than $60 while an extremely high percentage go for not more than $30.