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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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Palladium hallmarking

22
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

16
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

1
Oct

Wednesday, Oct 01, 2008

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