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The Diamond Jubilee Hallmark

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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

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Jun

Wednesday, Jun 01, 2011

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Hallmark for Palladium, the new precious metal, becomes compulsory

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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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Palladium hallmarking

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Jul

Wednesday, Jul 22, 2009

New Hallmarking Legislation - July 2009 New legislation with regard to the hallmarking of Palladium was signed into law with effect from July 21st 2009, when a legally recognised UK Hallmark for Palladium was established. The new hallmarking legislation serves to protect consumers and those selling Palladium by ensuring the re...

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Assay Office helps to honour NSPCC celebrity supporters

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Jun

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2009

Sheffield Assay Office was proud to sponsor the annual NSPCC Hall of Fame awards at an event held at the House of Commons on June 10th.The Hall of Fame reception is an opportunity for the NSPCC to publicly recognise the outstanding contribution celebrities have made to end cruelty to children and Sheffield Assay Office has spons...

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The new building

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Oct

Wednesday, Oct 01, 2008

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Bringing back the years!

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Jun

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2008

Sheffield Assay Office is just about to embark upon the next chapter of its fascinating 235-year history when it moves into purpose-built headquarters in Hillsborough, Sheffield. The move is scheduled for late July and the brand new 33.000 sq. foot building is just about as modern as you can get, with state-of the-art facilities...

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Bringing back the years!

10
Jun

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2008

Sheffield Assay Office is just about to embark upon the next chapter of its fascinating 235-year history when it moves into purpose-built headquarters in Hillsborough, Sheffield. The move is scheduled for late July and the brand new 33.000 sq. foot building is just about as modern as you can get, with state-of the-art facilities...

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