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Events - 2017 Programme


Friday, Dec 23, 2016

The Sheffield Assay Office 2017 programme is brimming with events for individuals and groups with an interest in precious metals, history, local history, arts and crafts, design, science and technology. This comprehensive programme has something for everyone, from general tours and talks to informative valuation days. For peop...

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The Mary Parsons Charity Service for retired Silversmiths 2016


Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016

All silversmiths and members of the trade are welcome to join us on at 11:30am on the 27th December 2015, for the Mary Parsons Charity Service, which is being held at the The Cathedral Church of St Peter and St Paul, Church Street, Sheffield S1 1HA. In 1817, a lady called Mary Parsons left a bequest in her will for the amount o...

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Sheffield Assay Office Calendar 2017


Friday, Dec 09, 2016

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 editi...

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Society of Caddy Spoon Collectors conducting competition for young silversmiths


Friday, Dec 02, 2016

Society of Caddy Spoon Collectors is conducting a competition for the designing and making of a caddy spoon for young silversmiths.  See below for more details:     To find out more about the background of the Sheffield Assay Office, please visit:  ...

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Visit our valuation experts on 12th December!


Thursday, Nov 24, 2016

Valuation Days in Association with the Guild of Valuers and Jewellers Valuation days give you the opportunity to sit one- to-one with one of our jewellery experts whilst your pieces are valued. The valuer will examine your items and record vital information about each piece, including gemstone type and size, metal types, hallm...

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New Guardians Shape Assay Office Executive Committee


Friday, Nov 18, 2016

The Sheffield Assay Office has recruited two new Guardians to its Executive Committee following elections at last month’s Annual General Meeting. New Guardians Matthew Sibley, who was also elected to the Executive Committee, and John Coulter are hoping to make their mark following their appointment. They will join existing Gua...

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Assay Office gives hallmark of approval to Master Cutler’s Challenge


Friday, Nov 11, 2016

SHEFFIELD Assay Office raised more than £1,000 for hospice care when they took part in the 2016 Master Cutler’s Challenge. The historic Sheffield hallmarking organisation hosted a special Treasures of the Assay Office evening at their Hillsborough headquarters and raised a final total of £1,200 towards the challenge, which this...

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Silversmiths to open their studio doors


Friday, Nov 04, 2016

Silversmiths registered with the Sheffield Assay Office will be among 150 artists showcasing their work during this year’s Open Studios weekend. The Yorkshire Artspace Open Studios weekend will take place between 18 and 20 November and is the perfect opportunity to meet artists, designers and makers in their studios, talk about...

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