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Does your jewellery REACH the standard?

12
Dec
Thursday 12th December 2019

The UK Assay Offices processed over 9 million articles of precious metal jewellery in 2018, testing the content of gold, silver, platinum and palladium and applying the appropriate hallmarks. But did you know that there are other legal requirements which jewellery has to meet? 

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What to do if you see someone breaking Hallmarking Law

5
Dec
Thursday 5th December 2019

The British Hallmarking Council, established by Parliament to oversee hallmarking in the UK, has recently released this press release advising people what to do if they become aware of others selling precious metal items without a UK hallmark. 

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Christmas Opening Times

4
Dec
Wednesday 4th December 2019

We will be closing for Christmas at 2pm on the 23rd December. Click here to take a look at the full seasonal opening times...

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Assay Office welcomes new Chairman

3
Dec
Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Having recently bid farewell to Peter Hayes after a three year reign as Chairman of Sheffield Assay Office, the Executive Committee have now appointed Mr Charles Turner as his replacement.

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