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Yorkshire Artspace, Open Studios 2018 Dates Announced!


Friday, Sep 07, 2018

Sheffield has the most artists’ studios outside of London, and many of them have made their home at Yorkshire Artspace, either in the light-filled spaces of Persistence Works, slap bang in the city centre, or at YA’s other sites: Exchange Place and Manor Oaks. On Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th November 150+ ceramicists, jeweller…

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This September: Sit One to One with One of Our Jewellery Experts


Friday, Aug 24, 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 Sheffield Assay Office is now a Member of the Responsible Jewellery Council


Friday, Aug 17, 2018

The Sheffield Assay Office is pleased to announce that we have been accepted as a member of the Responsible Jewellery Council. The RJC is a standards-setting organisation that has been established to advance responsible ethical, human rights, social and environmental practices throughout the diamond, gold and platinum group met…

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Heritage Open Day 2018


Friday, Aug 10, 2018

  Sheffield Assay Office and Women Silversmiths Heritage Open Day 2018, Friday 7th September 2018, 10 – 12 noon  The Sheffield Assay Office, Curator, Librarian and Archivist will give an illustrated talk highlighting women silversmiths of Sheffield, past and present.  There will be an opportunity to see a small display of wo…

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Bradbury’s Book of Hallmarks coming soon!


Friday, Aug 03, 2018

The Sheffield Assay Office is proud to announce that the 36th edition of the Bradbury's Book of Hallmarks is coming soon! This new edition marks the 245th anniversary of the Sheffield Assay Office. This unique little pocket sized reference book is of great value, providing you with the marks of origin on English, Scottish and Ir…

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Calling all Sheffield registered Silversmiths’


Friday, Jul 20, 2018

It is that time of year when Sheffield Assay Office make a request for images of your work to feature in the 2019 Sheffield Assay Office Calendar.The criteria is as follows:The piece has to have passed through the Assay Office in the last year. All we request from you is a good quality image/s, minimum of 300dpi and the followin…

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Sheffield Assay Office makes its mark on Manchester's Bee of Hope


Friday, Jul 13, 2018

Sheffield Assay Office has made its mark on a commemorative bee in honour of the 22 people tragically killed in the Manchester Arena attack in May. The beautiful silver ‘Bee of Hope’ was created by Councillor Carmine Grimshaw from Manchester City Council and engraved by Amy Walker, who works in Laser Marking.  To honour those …

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Sheffield Assay Office and Sheffield Jewellers and Silversmiths celebrate Golden Anniversary with The Arts Society.


Friday, Jul 06, 2018

Sheffield Assay Office and Sheffield Jewellers and Silversmiths celebrate Golden Anniversary with The Arts Society. Carlton in Lindrick Civic Centre was bursting at the seams on Wednesday 4th July, with an attendance of over 140 members and guests of the Dukeries coming to get here to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the socie…

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