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Live Silver Museum
One of the most unusual tourist attractions is the Live Silver Museum (Dzīvā sudraba muzejs) of Oļegs Auzers, located in the Old Town Riga.
Oļegs Auzers is a popular and acclaimed silversmith, whose works have been presented, as representative gifts of the State of Latvia, to the former U.S. President George Bush, British Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, Pope Benedict XVI, and other prominences.
The Live Silver Museum established by the artist showcases silver jewellery, small-scale decorations, and large-format works of art. One of the most impressive objects displayed at the museum is the Silver Palace, an amazing scale building made of over 30 kilograms of silver – the largest silver artwork in the Baltic countries.
Visitors to the museum can see the permanent exhibition, take a guided tour, the museum also offers lectures and thematic events for newlyweds.
In addition, visitors have the opportunity to learn about the secrets of silversmith’s trade.