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Lunchtime Talk: Sheffield Silversmiths


Friday, May 05, 2017

       Starter Studio Programme participants, Victoria, Elizabeth and Caroline, will be giving a Lunchtime talk at Museums Sheffield, Monday 22nd May 2017, 1- 1:45pm Millennium Galleries, Free, no need to book! Elizabeth Handforth, Caroline McNeill-Moss and Victoria Radcliffe are three of the current participants in the Starte...

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Do you know what makes a diamond special? (Free event)


Friday, Apr 28, 2017

    Sheffield Assay Office are delighted to be joined by Helen Dimmick, owner of Green + Benz to talk about diamonds on Thursday 11th May at 11am, Sheffield Assay Office, Guardians’ Hall, 2 Beulah Road, Hillsborough, Sheffield, S6 2AN “Helen is a qualified diamond grader and gemmologist, she spends a great deal of time select...

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Retiring Chairman honoured for his service


Friday, Apr 21, 2017

Sheffield Assay Office Guardian Christopher Jewitt DL was presented with a unique gift during his final meeting as Chairman of the British Hallmarking Council (BHC). Following his retirement as Chairman, Mr Jewitt was given a set of four Britannia silver tumbler cups, bearing the hallmark of each Assay Office. He was presented...

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Collaboration and partnership working creates new silver commissions


Friday, Apr 14, 2017

 Sheffield Assay Office is delighted to announce that the Precious Little Gems Commissions sponsored by the office are now on display in the foyer of Museums Sheffield, Millennium Gallery.  These stunning pieces have been designed and made by Yorkshire Artspace’s Starter Studio Programme for Designer Silversmiths and Jewellers ...

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Yearly Open Day - A Great Success!


Friday, Apr 07, 2017

On the 9th of March 2017, Sheffield Assay Office welcomed a good mix of people to its yearly open day.  The day was packed with  various activities as it was also a celebration of the company’s 34 years achievement of continuous ISO 17025. In the spirit of celebration, attendees were treated to the history of Sheffield Assay Of...

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Yorkshire Artspace Starter Studio Programme for Designer Silversmiths & Jewellers


Friday, Mar 10, 2017

Are you an ambitious designer silversmith or jeweller in need of a supportive programme offering workspace, equipment, technical & mentor support, business advice plus commission and exhibition opportunities? The Yorkshire Artspace Starter Studio Programme for early career silversmiths and jewellers could be for you. Designed ...

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The British Society of Enamellers share two events this March


Friday, Mar 03, 2017

  EVENT: Guerrilla Enamelling with Bonnie Mackintosh. WHEN: Weds 8th March, 2.00 to 4.00pm, Butcher Works Gallery, Arundel St DETAILS: This is a video of torch firing, sifting & stencilling enamels, quick & easy access to the art of firing vitreous enamels onto metals. Bonnie will bring samples & pieces to handle, and will an...

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Opening of ENAMOURED – the British Society of Enamellers


Friday, Feb 24, 2017

  Sheffield Assay Office were delighted to attend and sponsor the opening of Enamoured last week. This touring show features over 80 pieces of beautiful enamel work from the British Society of Enamellers. The work displays how enamellers continue to explore the alchemy of glass and metal and have continued to broaden their kno...

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