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
APEX Dessert Forks
APEX Dessert Forks
APEX Dessert Forks
APEX Dessert Forks
APEX Dessert Forks
APEX Dessert Forks
APEX Trophy Spoon
APEX Trophy Spoon
APEX Dessert Spoons
APEX Dessert Spoons
APEX Jam Spoon and Butter Knife
APEX Jam Spoon and Butter Knife
APEX Bottle Opener
APEX Bottle Opener
APEX Cake Server
APEX Cake Server

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

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

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

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

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

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
Returned from active service badge
Returned from active service badge