True mettle: restoring Hampton Court Palace's glorious but scarred Baroque iron screens

Reviving 17th-century Tijou screens commissioned by Protestant monarchs William and Mary means undoing decades of damage and haphazard repairs

Will the V&A run the Gilbert Collection

V&A may be able to run the collection at a lower cost than Somerset House

Interview with artist James Metcalf: Metal mettle

The adventurer, war hero, metalworker, sculptor, and political activist talks about Paris in the 1950s and his work in Mexico


Book Review: Pewter at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Anthony North uses the collection to illustrate the history of pewter design and decoration

A campaign is underway to raise funds for the conservation of Sir George Gilbert Scott’s metalwork masterpiece, the Hereford Screen

Since its removal from Hereford Cathedral over three decades ago, it has languished in store, slowly deteriorating.


Iron ages: Metalwork at the V&A

The history, form and function of European ironwork