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Competition to find industry’s finest designers


Friday, Jan 26, 2018

The Sheffield Assay Office will once again be sponsoring the Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council Awards 2018.  The Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council promotes the highest standards in design and craftsmanship within the jewellery, goldsmithing, silversmithing industry and allied crafts. The council’s annual awards ceremony h...

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This February:Valuations at Sheffield Assay Office in Association with the Guild of Valuers and Jewellers


Friday, Jan 19, 2018

Valuations at Sheffield Assay Office in Association with the Guild of Valuers and Jewellers Have you a piece of precious metal either an object or jewellery that you would like to have valued. Why not book an appointment to sit one to one with one of our jewellery experts whilst your pieces are valued. The valuer will examine ...

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The Mary Parsons Charity Service for retired Silversmiths


Friday, Jan 12, 2018

The annual Mary Parsons Charity Service took place on the 27th December 2016, St John’s Day at The Cathedral Church of St Peter and St Paul. The service was well attended by beneficiaries of the charity and guests. Following the service everyone enjoyed refreshments and gave the silversmithing community an opportunity to catch u...

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New commissions to be made in Silver for Sheffield Assay Office


Friday, Jan 05, 2018

Each year the office offers a commission opportunity to emerging silversmiths in their second year of the Starter Studio Programme for Designer Silversmiths and jewellers at Yorkshire Artspace. This year the panel made up of independent silversmiths’ Cameron Maxfield and Bob Lamb, and representatives from Yorkshire Artspace, Mus...

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Find us on Social Media – Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn


Friday, Dec 22, 2017

We are fully active on Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn.  You can follow us here: Twitter – LinkedIn – Facebook – Come and join the conversation!...

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Valuation Days


Friday, Dec 15, 2017

Sheffield Assay Office are delighted to offer a valuation service which will offer valuations on jewellery, watches and silverware as a same-day service, rather than the standard six-to-eight week wait time of a high street jeweller. The Sheffield Assay Office, one of only four remaining assay offices in the UK, has collaborate...

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Sheffield Assay Office offers a unique venue for training and conference facilities


Friday, Dec 08, 2017

Sheffield Assay Office offers a unique venue for training and conference facilities. Our headquarters here at Guardian's Hall have been purpose-built to meet our needs, and those of our clients, exactly. The ground floor of this impressive two-storey building is dedicated to assay, analytical and research services whilst the ...

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Our 2018 Programme is now available!


Friday, Dec 01, 2017

The Sheffield Assay Office 2018 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. For peop...

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