Dec Friday 7th December 2018
We are delighted to announce that the Sheffield Assay Office calendar is now available for our customers; many have been despatched on the delivery vehicles, they are also available from the customer counter at Sheffield Assay Office. But hurry, they are in popular demand and when they are gone they are gone! This limited…
Nov Friday 23rd November 2018
A showcase of contemporary metal makers from Yorkshire Artspace, Sheffield. Metalsmiths features the work of seven contemporary makers, each of whom offer a unique aesthetic quality and showcase a range of techniques and processes in their work. From clean scores and folds to manipulated sheet silver in Imogen Clarkstone’s …
Nov Friday 16th November 2018
In 1817, a lady called Mary Parsons left a bequest in her will for the amount of £1,500 - in those days a considerable amount - to benefit old, infirm and poor Sheffield silversmiths. This generous gesture was made in memory of her brother John, who was one of the earliest Sheffield platers and silversmiths in Sheffield.
Nov Friday 2nd November 2018
Assay Master Ashley Carson showed he was also the master of silver ceremonies when he marked his 25th anniversary working for the Sheffield Assay Office. Ashley has held the prestigious title for a quarter of a century since joining the Sheffield Assay Office straight from school. He marked the milestone by hosting a ce…