Thursday, November 13, 2014

The Making of a Roman Silver Cup by Getty Museum

The Making of a Roman Silver Cup

Ancient Roman silversmiths developed their craft to the highest levels of refinement and beauty. Applying fire and basic tools to the shaping of precious metals, many of their sophisticated techniques are still used today. This video illustrates the making of a stunning silver cup that has survived from the first century, A.D. Related exhibition: Subscribe NOW to the Getty Museum channel: Love art? Follow us on Google+ to stay in touch: