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New Video Explaining the Diamond Verification Service

Published: 15th September 2021

As the number of lab-grown diamonds in the market continues to soar, we recognised an urgent need for retailers, and consumers alike, to have access to a fully independent, specialist service that can accurately identify the presence of natural or lab-grown/synthetic diamonds. Our process is also fully RJC/BSI/ISO accredited.

We are delighted to be using the latest technology from DeBeers Group - giving you complete confidence in your purchase or sale.

Check out our short video that explains the process involved in our Diamond Verification Service:


Visit the DVS website for more information

The Sheffield Assay Office was established in 1773, under an Act of Parliament and today the company assays and hallmarks the precious metals - silver, gold, platinum and palladium. Sheffield Assay Office is one of only four UK assay offices who all work to uphold the Hallmarking Act of 1973 and continue to ensure consumer protection for customers purchasing precious metals.

To find out more about the whole range of services offered by Sheffield Assay Office, such as our hallmarking and analytical services, please email us at or complete the contact form on our website at,

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