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Lord Mayor of Sheffield’s visit

30
Jan

Friday, Jan 30, 2015

      On Thursday 29 January we were delighted to receive a visit from the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Peter Rippon. The Lord Mayor enjoyed a tour of the Sheffield Assay Office and met with Assay Master Ashley Carson and Head of Analytical Services Dr Belen Morales to find out more about the history of hallmarking ...

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Are you sitting on a goldmine?

2
Jan

Friday, Jan 02, 2015

Have you ever wondered how much your items of jewellery are really worth? Do you ever have a sneaking suspicion that there could be some real treasure in your collection? If so, now is the time to find out for sure. In association with the Guild of Valuers and Jewellers, Sheffield Assay Office offers professional valuations for...

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Are you sitting on a goldmine?

2
Jan

Friday, Jan 02, 2015

Have you ever wondered how much your items of jewellery are really worth? Do you ever have a sneaking suspicion that there could be some real treasure in your collection? If so, now is the time to find out for sure. In association with the Guild of Valuers and Jewellers, Sheffield Assay Office offers professional valuations for...

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Meet the team – Rotna Akhtar

30
Dec

Tuesday, Dec 30, 2014

      Jewellery fan Rotna makes her mark with our Milan team  We would like to welcome the newest member of our Milan team - Rotna Akhtar. Rotna studied in north Italy at an art and goldsmiths’ school and started working with Sheffield Assay Office in Malpensa in November 2014. Rotna works as a laser technician and select...

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Review of the year 2014

23
Dec

Tuesday, Dec 23, 2014

As we approach Christmas, it’s an appropriate time to review the past year at Sheffield Assay Office.  2014 has been a significant year for us in many ways. One of our biggest highlights was that on 12th May we opened an office in Malpensa, just outside Milan. This was a landmark day for the UK hallmarking industry and it was p...

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Bradbury’s Book of Hallmarks

19
Dec

Friday, Dec 19, 2014

The Sheffield Assay Office is proud to announce that the 35th edition of the Bradbury’s Book of Hallmarks is now available. This unique little pocket sized reference book is of great value, providing you with the marks of origin on English, Scottish and Irish Silver, Gold, Platinum and Palladium and on foreign imported silver an...

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Sheffield Assay Office Analytical Services Open Day

16
Dec

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014

The Sheffield Assay Office Analytical Services Division held an Open Day on Thursday 4th December. The event was attended by 20 delegates from 10 different companies and featured a number of different presentations including: A welcome and introduction to Sheffield Assay Office from Ashley Carson, Assay Master and CEO A pres...

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The Mary Parsons Charity Service for retired Silversmiths

12
Dec

Friday, Dec 12, 2014

All silversmiths are welcome to join us on at 11.15am on Saturday 27th December 2014, 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 of £1,500 - in those ...

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