Women Silversmiths: Online Event with Museums Sheffield
Published: 5th February 2021
Piece by Nina Rithalia, Image by Jerry Lampson
On Thursday 11th March, join Emma Paragreen, Curator here at the Sheffield Assay Office – where precious metals have been tested and hallmarked since 1773 – to discover the work of historical and contemporary women silversmiths.
Emma will be sharing some fascinating stories from the archives of women silversmiths from 1773 to present day, and you’ll also see some of the work that is normally on display in Museums Sheffield Metalwork Collection at the Millennium Gallery.
This free online event is in partnership with Museums Sheffield and will be taking place on the Museums Sheffield Facebook Live page at 1pm on the 11th March.
If you can’t make the live broadcast, the video will be available to watch later on the Museums Sheffield Live archive page.
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 email@example.com or complete the contact form on our website at http://www.assayoffice.co.uk/contact-us,