About the Artist:
The Aurora Silversmith is a one person studio
specializing in The Arts and Crafts Style. The products
made here include Jewelry, Home
Special Commissions. All are hand made in Copper,
Sterling Silver or Gold. All designs are original and
protected by US copyright law.
As a young teen in
East Aurora, NY. He would visit a local
gift shop that sold the work of Walter U. Jennings,
Superintendent of the Roycroft Copper Shop.
grew thru his late teens when he visited
Jennings in his home studio. After a thorough
of the tools and techniques used in
chasing the square
Roycroft rose (referred to as
the Tudor Rose by Mr. Jennings)
Alburn with a chasing hammer and admonished
him to go home, make his own tools, and practice.
Which he did. Mr. Jennings passed away in 1964.
In 1965 Alburn
approached Eve Strong, owner of the
Roycroft Gift Shop, with
some of his work that had
developed from his visits to Mr. Jennings
immediately took the work and placed it for sale in the shop.
He continued with the Roycroft Gift Shop through three owners.
Presently he is represented by the Copper Shop Gallery, on the Roycroft Campus, 31 South Grove Street • East Aurora, NY 14052 • (716) 655-0261 East Aurora, NY