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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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ACJ celebrates talented young silversmiths


Friday, Jun 29, 2018

A talented student from Sheffield Hallam University is flying the flag for the Steel City after winning two top industry accolades. Andrei Jakub recently achieved the Assay Master Prize for Excellence and was one of eight students to win the Association of Contemporary Jeweller’s Prize. The ACJ introduced the new student award …

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


Friday, Jun 22, 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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City of Wolverhampton wins Touchstone Award 2018


Friday, Jun 15, 2018

  Thursday 7th June 2018 City of Wolverhampton Trading Standards have fought off stiff competition to win the British Hallmarking Council’s Touchstone Award 2018, with judges praising several applicants for their commitment to enforcing hallmarking and raising consumer awareness. This year’s very high standard of applications …

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Assay Master’s Prize for Excellence awarded at Sheffield Hallam University Institute of Arts


Friday, Jun 08, 2018

      On the 7 June 2018 The Assay Master’s awarded two individuals who had shown outstanding work in their BA (Hons) Jewellery and Metalwork final year degree show.  Andrei Jakab received the Assay’s Master Prize for Excellence, a cheque for £500, Andrei’s work consisted of a collection of objects  representing a set of cura…

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