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Colour in Metal: Metal in Colour. An interesting presentations and discussions


Friday, Mar 11, 2016

  Sheffield Assay Office would like to thank Dr Cóilín Ó Dubhghaill & Sara Roberts for organising Colour in Metal: Metal in Colour an interesting presentation and discussions on the use of colour in contemporary metalwork and jewellery.  The event called ‘Colour in metal: metal in colour’ took place on Tuesday 8 March at Canto...

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Beautiful Silver exhibition now open in Glasgow


Friday, Mar 04, 2016

The ‘Beautiful Silver’ exhibition at The Roger Billcliffe Gallery in Glasgow that opens on Saturday 5 March features new silver collections from award winning silversmiths Jen Ricketts and Rebecca Hill. Jen Ricketts graduated from De Montfort University in 2011 with a First Class degree in Design Crafts, followed by a post grad...

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Creative marketing is the hallmark of local jeweller’s success


Friday, Feb 19, 2016

Sheffield-based jewellery designer Kathryn Caterer doesn’t give up easily. She started her business ‘Prints Charming’ in 2011, designing and selling fingerprint and imprint jewellery: capturing fingerprints, handwriting and exact miniature hand, foot and paw prints and turning them into solid silver jewellery and keepsakes.   ...

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Sheffield Assay Office's recent visit to the Spring Fair Exhibition at NEC


Friday, Feb 12, 2016

Sheffield Assay Office, SAO, attended the 2016 Spring fair at National Exhibition Centre, NEC, on Wednesday the 10th of February. It was useful to catch up with existing hallmarking and Analytical Services customers as well as seeking out potential new ones. Having so many relevant industry players under one roof is an extremely...

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Sheffield Assay Office delighted to announce a new sponsor for the Precious Little Gems commissions 2016.


Friday, Feb 05, 2016

  Bradford based Bullion Company Fowler Oldfield has generously agreed to support the commissions, supplying the silver required to make the two pieces. The commissions have already been designed and awaiting the making process. Fenella Watson and Nina Rithalia of the Starter Studio Programme are based at Yorkshire Artspace and...

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Your chance to visit the Sheffield Assay Office!


Friday, Jan 15, 2016

Join the Curator for a talk and tour of the Sheffield Assay Office on Thursday 18th February 2016, 10 am – 12:30pm Emma will give you an over view of the function of Assay Offices’ and the role Sheffield Assay Office plays today within the precious metal trade. Learn how to identify hallmarks and take a tour around the faciliti...

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Appointment of New Production Manager Further Strengthens the Sheffield Assay Office Management Team


Thursday, Jan 14, 2016

Rob Short has recently been appointed as Production Manager at Sheffield Assay Office Having rejoined the Sheffield Assay Office back in June 2015, having previously worked for the company for over 20 years, Rob Short has now been appointed as Production Manager in a move to further strengthen the in-house management team. Ash...

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A New Year Brings a New Chairman for Sheffield Assay Office


Thursday, Jan 07, 2016

Sheffield Assay Office is pleased to announce that it will be starting 2016 with a new Chairman at the helm. Peter J Hayes took over as Chairman on 1st January, having joined as a Guardian in 2007 and being elected on to the Executive Committee in 2010. Mr Hayes, a University College London Civil Engineering graduate, gained an...

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