Bob & Joan Porter

Material: Metalwork | Location: Merseyside
Bob Porter is a world-class master-silversmith and engraver, as well as long-term occupant of the Bluecoat. Supported by his wife Joan, Bob has undertaken all sorts of silver-smithery including conserving and repairing trophies - including most of the famous sporting cups - as well as smaller pieces.

He is also a star of Aintree’s Grand National; on hand to engrave all of the trophies from the winning line. He also designs his own jewellery and product range (for men, women and homes). Joan can often be found threading strands of beautiful Venetian glass beads into necklaces, while Bob works on his newest creation.

If you would like to commission a new piece, have something mended, have something engraved for a loved one or buy a piece ready for customisation from the beautiful range available don’t hesitate to visit them them on the School Lane side of the Courtyard, opposite Root Houseplants.