The Rodd Collection features rare and precious pieces of Hecworth, APEX and Rodd – together in a display of classic refinement of jewellery, electro plated nickel silver (EPNS) silverware and gold-plated cutlery that was produced throughout the factory.

APEX

The APEX mark appeared in the mid-1920s. G&E Rodd produced fine tableware, small spoons and dessert forks aimed for High Tea.

APEX Afternoon Tea Spoons
APEX Afternoon Tea Spoons
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APEX Dessert Forks
APEX Dessert Forks
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APEX Dessert Forks
APEX Dessert Forks
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APEX Dessert Forks
APEX Dessert Forks
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APEX Trophy Spoon
APEX Trophy Spoon
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APEX Dessert Spoons
APEX Dessert Spoons
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APEX Jam Spoon and Butter Knife
APEX Jam Spoon and Butter Knife
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APEX Bottle Opener
APEX Bottle Opener
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APEX Cake Server
APEX Cake Server
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Child's Sets

In the 1930s, G&E Rodd introduced children’s flatware to their range. Spoons, forks, knives and mugs were the only gift one could give at Christenings, and were extremely popular.

Dr Stork
Dr Stork
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Dr Stork
Dr Stork
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Dr Stork Packaging
Dr Stork Packaging
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Puss in Boots
Puss in Boots
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Puss in Boots Packaging
Puss in Boots Packaging
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Birth Record Spoon
Birth Record Spoon
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Christening Mug
Christening Mug
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Enamelware

After acquiring A H Wittenbach and Co (medal, badge, die- sinkers and engravers) in 1933, G&E Rodd extended their range to include enamelled trophyware and souvenir spoons.

Sydney Souvenir Spoon
Sydney Souvenir Spoon
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Engraved Trophyware
Engraved Trophyware
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Bridge Club Trophyware
Bridge Club Trophyware
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Souvenir Serviette Ring
Souvenir Serviette Ring
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Advertising Spoon
Advertising Spoon
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Rifle Club Trophyware
Rifle Club Trophyware
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Sporting Club Trophyware
Sporting Club Trophyware
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Hecworth

In May of 1949, Rodd (Australia) merged with Platers Pty Ltd of Hecworth fame – a strategic move gaining the sole rights of the name Hecworth and its silverware designs. Rodd (Australia) now had a comprehensive range of tea sets, salvers and tableware to enhance their extensive range.

Tea and Coffee Set
Tea and Coffee Set
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Compote
Compote
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Compote
Compote
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Salver
Salver
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Coffee Pot
Coffee Pot
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Covered Platter
Covered Platter
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Candelabra
Candelabra
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Covered Muffin Server
Covered Muffin Server
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Salt and Pepper Shakers
Salt and Pepper Shakers
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Wine Coaster
Wine Coaster
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Jewellery

From 1903, George Rodd worked as an apprentice jeweller. By 1915, he had completed seven years of working as a jeweller in the employ of Mr Thomas William Briden of 37 Greeves Street, St Kilda.

9ct gold ring
9ct gold ring
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9ct 21st Birthday brooch with topaz
9ct 21st Birthday brooch with topaz
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9ct gold child's bracelet
9ct gold child's bracelet
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9ct gold crucifix necklace
9ct gold crucifix necklace
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9ct gold engraved cufflinks
9ct gold engraved cufflinks
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Tableware

From the Great Depression of the 1930s through to the pinnacle of the company's success in the 1960s and 1970s, G&E Rodd's range of exquisite electroplated nickel silverware ensured that G&E Rodd would become one of the most iconic Australian brands.

Beaumont Tea Spoons
Beaumont Tea Spoons
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Beaumont Dessert Forks
Beaumont Dessert Forks
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Acanthus
Acanthus
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Camille Servers
Camille Servers
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Stardust Boxed Set
Stardust Boxed Set
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Australian souvenir spoons
Australian souvenir spoons
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Rose
Rose
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Savoury forks
Savoury forks
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Berkeley
Berkeley
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Cake Server
Cake Server
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Albany
Albany
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Berkeley Boxed Set
Berkeley Boxed Set
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Nemesia
Nemesia
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Jasmine
Jasmine
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Chippendale
Chippendale
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Beetroot Server
Beetroot Server
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Stardust Parfait Spoons
Stardust Parfait Spoons
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Camille Gold
Camille Gold
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Ballerina
Ballerina
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Carmen
Carmen
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Camille Salad Servers
Camille Salad Servers
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Stardust Boxed Set
Stardust Boxed Set
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World War II Medals

G&E Rodd were commissioned by the Australian Government to produce military insignia during and immediately following World War II.

Widow's Badge
Widow's Badge
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Returned from active service badge
Returned from active service badge
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