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Scottish festival celebrates the finest in gold, silver and jewellery design


Friday, Jul 28, 2017

Scottish festival celebrates the finest in gold, silver and jewellery design Exhibitors confirmed for Elements 3 Elements 3, a festival celebrating the finest UK and international jewellery, silver and gold will be held in Edinburgh in November. A centrepiece of the event, which is presented by The Incorporation of Goldsmiths...

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Yorkshire Artspace Starter Studio Silversmith Place Available


Friday, Jul 21, 2017

Final Place Remaining on the Yorkshire Artspace Starter Studio Programme for Silversmiths & Jewellers - Sheffield. Due to a change in circumstances, a previously accepted place has now become available on the programme, which has been specially designed for up and coming jewellers and silversmiths. The programme, which is spon...

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It's calendar time again at Sheffield Assay Office!


Friday, Jul 14, 2017

We would be delighted if you would like to contribute to the Sheffield Assay Office Calendar 2018. Same principle as previous years, if you could supply one or two images of recent work that has passed through the Sheffield Assay Office, ideally in the last year, (we ask for an image minimum 300dpi, jpeg format. Please either s...

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Association of Contemporary Jewellers Conference


Friday, Jul 07, 2017

  Visit by Association of Contemporary Jewellers to the Sheffield Assay Office as they start their weekend Conference in Sheffield. At the start of a busy weekend for the Association of Contemporary Jewellers Sheffield Assay Office were delighted to welcome members for a talk and tour of the premises in Hillsborough.  Emma Pa...

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Learn more about the assaying and hallmarking of precious metals


Friday, Jun 23, 2017

We welcome groups and societies to visit the Sheffield Assay Office. This is your opportunity to learn more about the assaying and hallmarking of precious metals and the work of the office over the last 244 years. Visits take place on Thursday and Friday, approx. duration 2.5 hrs. We ask for a minimum of 10 people and a maxim...

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Visit our valuation experts today!


Friday, Jun 16, 2017

The Sheffield Assay Office has collaborated with the Guild of Valuers & Jewellers (GVJ) to offer the valuation service which takes place at the Assay Office. This is your opportunity to drop your items into us or sit one- to-one with one of our jewellery experts whilst your pieces are valued . The valuer will examine your ...

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


Friday, Jun 09, 2017

Assay Master’s Prize for Excellence awarded at Sheffield Hallam University Institute of Arts. On the 8 June 2017 The Assay Master’s prize for excellence was awarded to two individuals who had shown outstanding work in their BA (Hons) Jewellery and Metalwork final year degree show.   Hayley Grafflin received a cheque for £400, ...

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Artistic Trio Inspire Others at Lunch-Time Talk


Friday, May 26, 2017

   Starter Studio programme participants discussed what it’s like to be a silversmith in Sheffield at a special lunch-time talk last week. Elizabeth Handforth, Caroline McNeill-Moss and Victoria Radcliffe are three of the current participants in the Starter Studio Programme for Designer Silversmiths and Jewellers, based at Yor...

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