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NAJ outlines plans for Made in Britain Hallmark


Friday, Aug 26, 2016

The National Association of Jewellers (NAJ) has today (August 26) issued a statement to the UK jewellery industry, outlining its plans to implement a Made in Britain Hallmark. As part of the statement, the industry trade body, has also commented on the issue of UK Assay Offices Hallmarking goods overseas. In January it was ann...

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Our Curator, Librarian and Archivist Emma Paragreen wins Bransom Award


Friday, Aug 19, 2016

Sheffield Assay Office are delighted to announce that their Curator, Librarian and Archivist Emma Paragreen has been successful in obtaining The National Association of Goldsmiths Professional Jewellers Diploma Jet 1 and awarded the Bransom Award for July 2016, this was for submitting  the best Jet 1 project as judged by the Nat...

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Sheffield Assay Office ISO 9001 Certified by the British Standards Institute


Friday, Aug 12, 2016

Sheffield Assay Office is pleased to announce that following a rigorous assessment of our procedures, we have been certified to the new ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems standard by the British Standards Institute. This major update to the international ISO 9001 standard puts a greater emphasis on leadership, risk managem...

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It's calendar time again at Sheffield Assay Office!


Friday, Aug 05, 2016

        We would be delighted if you would like to contribute to the Sheffield Assay Office Calendar 2017. Same principle as previous years, if you could supply one or two images of recent work that has passed through the Sheffield Assay Office, ideally in the last year, (we ask for an image minimum 300dpi, jpeg format. Please...

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Treasure Trove at Sheffield Assay Office!


Friday, Jul 29, 2016

   A wonderful evening was had by all guests at the Sheffield Assay Office last Thursday evening. The Assay Master was joined by The Master and Mistress Cutler, The Lord Mayor of Sheffield and Consort who with over 30 guests explored the Sheffield Assay Office collection, the event held was in aid of the "The Master Cutler's Ch...

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Sheffield Assay Office makes its mark at Hills Fest


Friday, Jul 22, 2016

   On Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 July, Sheffield Assay Office welcomed over 400 people to the stand at Hillsfest, a festival of arts and music which took part in Hillsborough Park, Sheffield. Curator and Librarian Emma Paragreen said “It was wonderful to have such a prominent stand in the Creative Showcase Dome and to have the o...

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Free silver study day at Durham Castle


Friday, Jul 08, 2016

Are you interested in silver? Would you like the opportunity to find out more about silver collections in museums?  If so, then Thursday 14 July is a date for your diary. ‘Silver in Focus’ is a study day being held in the Senate Room at Durham Castle, from 11.00am until 4.30pm. This is a chance to come and learn all about silv...

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Come and meet Sheffield Assay Office at Hillsfest


Friday, Jul 01, 2016

On Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 July, Hillsfest, a festival of arts and music will be taking place in Hillsborough Park, Sheffield. The festival was originally intended to celebrate 25 years of Cupola Contemporary Art trading on Middlewood Road Hillsborough, but following public community consultation meetings the vision was extend...

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