Medieval Goldsmiths

Medieval goldsmiths were some of the most important craftsmen because they worked with precious metals. This video explores some of the techniques these craftsmen used and shows some of the extraordinary and beautiful objects of medieval craftsmanship that are on display in the exhibition.

Video from The British Museum

Cite this page as: The British Museum, "Medieval Goldsmiths," in Smarthistory, May 9, 2017, accessed June 25, 2024,