Yanks can’t get enough of county’s hoard

Published by Staffordshire Newsletter: Thursday 24th November 2011. “HISTORY buffs in America are “bombarding” a Stafford museum with requests for jewellery inspired by the Staffordshire Hoard.   US interest in the treasure has rocketed since artefacts were put on display at the National Geographic Museum in Washington DC last month, with more than 1,000 paying…

THE 3-MINUTE INTERVIEW: Deb Klemperer

Published by The Washington Examiner, written by Examiner Staff Writer, Thursday 27th October 2011. “Klemperer, the principal collections officer at the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, is among the officials traveling to Washington from Stoke-On-Trent in Staffordshire, England, to display at the National Geographic Museum the largest find of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver.” – Taken…

Hoard could be set for more US displays

Published by BirminghamCityCouncil, GEOFFC, Thursday 3rd November 2011.  “The runaway success of the opening of a Washington DC exhibition of the Staffordshire Hoard could pave the way for further US displays. More than 1,000 visitors flocked to the opening weekend of a 100-piece exhibition of the treasure at the National Geographic Museum – the second…

Saxon silver is unearthed

Published by Hemel Today, Saturday 19th November 2011. “A SILVER clothes buckle dating back to the Saxon era has been discovered by two keen archaeologists. David Sewell, 52, of New Road, Northchurch, and Mark Becher, 37, from Uxbridge, are regularly unearthing ancient treasure as the heads of firm The Metal Detectors.” – Taken from Article.…