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Sheffield Assay Office Christmas Opening Hours

11
Dec

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018

  Please note that we will close for Christmas on: Monday 24th December 2018  And re-open at: Tuesday 1st January 2019 inclusive. The office will reopen on Wednesday 2nd January 2019....

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Sheffield Assay Office 2019 calendar displaying a wonderful variety of jewellery and silversmithing

7
Dec

Friday, Dec 07, 2018

 .  We are delighted to announce that the Sheffield Assay Office calendar is now available for our customers; many have been despatched on the delivery vehicles, they are also available from the customer counter at Sheffield Assay Office. But hurry, they are in popular demand and when they are gone they are gone!  This limited...

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Sheffield Metalsmiths exhibit at Manchester Craft & Design Centre

23
Nov

Friday, Nov 23, 2018

   A showcase of contemporary metal makers from Yorkshire Artspace, Sheffield. Metalsmiths features the work of seven contemporary makers, each of whom offer a unique aesthetic quality and showcase a range of techniques and processes in their work. From clean scores and folds to manipulated sheet silver in Imogen Clarkstone’s ...

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The Mary Parsons Charity Service for retired Silversmiths

16
Nov

Friday, Nov 16, 2018

 .  In 1817, a lady called Mary Parsons left a bequest in her will for the amount of £1,500 - in those days a considerable amount - to benefit old, infirm and poor Sheffield silversmiths. This generous gesture was made in memory of her brother John, who was one of the earliest Sheffield platers and silversmiths in Sheffield. T...

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Nickel and the Skin - find out more...

9
Nov

Friday, Nov 09, 2018

Did you know that Nickel is now the most frequent cause of contact allergy in Europe? Skin absorption of nickel ions, released from nickel containing materials, can lead to sensitisation. The degree of sensitivity to nickel varies between individuals. This widespread health problem has forced the introduction of measures to redu...

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Ashley shows he’s the master of silver ceremonies

2
Nov

Friday, Nov 02, 2018

 .  Assay Master Ashley Carson showed he was also the master of silver ceremonies when he marked his 25th anniversary working for the Sheffield Assay Office.  Ashley has held the prestigious title for a quarter of a century since joining the Sheffield Assay Office straight from school.  He marked the milestone by hosting a ce...

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Unique Venue at Sheffield Assay Office

26
Oct

Friday, Oct 26, 2018

Sheffield Assay Office offers a unique venue for training and conference facilities. Our headquarters here at Guardian's Hall have been purpose-built to meet our needs, and those of our clients, exactly. The ground floor of this impressive two-storey building is dedicated to assay, analytical and research services whilst the ...

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Come and find us on Social Media

19
Oct

Friday, Oct 19, 2018

We are fully active on Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn.  You can follow us here: Twitter – https://twitter.com/SheffieldAssayOffice LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/company/1351986/ Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/SheffieldAssayOffice/ Come and join the conversation!...

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