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Local Silversmith Represents Sheffield at Shine 2021

19
Oct
Tuesday 19th October 2021

When The Goldsmiths’ Centre announced the line-up for Shine 2021, its new Jewellery and Silversmithing showcase, Sheffield Assay Office were delighted to see that Josephine Gomersall had been selected as one of thirteen makers to showcase her work.

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Long Standing Team Member Elected to Join Guardians Body

19
Oct
Tuesday 19th October 2021

Cheryl Foster has worked for the Sheffield Assay Office for over 20 years and has now been elected by her peers to join The Guardians of the Standard of Wrought Plate, a body of people selected for their expertise to assist the Assay Master with the running of the business.

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An Introduction to British Silver: Online Course

15
Oct
Friday 15th October 2021

In a new collaboration, the Silver Society is teaming up with the Goldsmiths’ Company and the Goldsmiths’ Centre to present an exciting online course on the history of British silver from the sixteenth century to the present day.

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Hallmarking Dealer's Notice goes digital alongside launch of new HALO Award

14
Oct
Thursday 14th October 2021

The British Hallmarking Council (BHC) announces a new initiative to provide support for the U.K. jewellery industry and to protect U.K. consumers through the launch of a new format for the Dealers Notice, a new digital asset explaining the vital information contained in a hallmark and a new campaign encouraging jewellers to give high visibility to the importance of hallmarking online.

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