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The Silver Society award bursary to the curator at Sheffield Assay Office.

19
Mar

Monday, Mar 19, 2012

Last year The Silver Society announced a course on British Silver to be held at the Society of Antiquaries, London. The course was aimed at curators and new members of The Silver Society wishing to gain a more in-depth and greater understanding of five centuries of Silver. Emma Paragreen the Librarian/ Curator applied for a pla...

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Diamond Jubilee Bookmarks for Sale

15
Mar

Thursday, Mar 15, 2012

2012 is the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II and the occasion represents a welcome opportunity for the UK jewellery and giftware industry. The Queen is only the second British Monarch to serve for 60 years and major celebrations are anticipated. A special commemorative hallmark has been approved, which will be an optional...

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Events - New This Season

20
Nov

Sunday, Nov 20, 2011

The Sheffield Assay Office Autumn/Winter 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. ...

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Assay Office Launches Valuation Service

9
Nov

Wednesday, Nov 09, 2011

The Sheffield Assay Office are Delighted to Announce the Launch of Their New Valuation Service Rises in cost of precious metal means items many not be adequately insured Sheffield’s 238-year-old hallmarking office is to launch a professional branded valuation service which will offer valuations on jewellery, watches and silver...

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Cookies

25
Oct

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2011

What is a Cookie? A "cookie" is a piece of information that is stored on your computer's hard drive and which records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic...

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The Diamond Jubilee Hallmark

1
Jul

Friday, Jul 01, 2011

AVAILABLE FROM JULY 2011 2012 IS THE DIAMOND JUBILEE OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II. THE JUBILEE COINCIDES WITH THE LONDON OLYMPICS AND THE TWO OCCASIONS COMBINED MAKE 2012 AN UNPRECEDENTED YEAR OF OPPORTUNITY FOR THE UK JEWELLERY AND GIFTWARE INDUSTRY. The Queen is only the second British Monarch to serve for 60 years and major celeb...

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Market trends Apr - Jun 2011

1
Jun

Wednesday, Jun 01, 2011

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Hallmark for Palladium, the new precious metal, becomes compulsory

4
Jan

Monday, Jan 04, 2010

Palladium is bright, white, tarnish resistant and much less dense than other platinum group metals. Widely used in industry, it has now been officially recognized as a precious metal for fine jewellery, with the introduction of a compulsory UK hallmark from 1st January 2010. Many jewellers are experimenting with Palladium, whic...

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