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Sheffield Assay Office Take Part in Master Cutler's Challenge 2024

15
Feb
Thursday 15th February 2024

The team here at Sheffield Assay Office are delighted to be taking part in the Master Cutler's Challenge 2024. Companies, organisations and individuals are given £50 by the Master Cutler to show their entrepreneurial flair and community spirit for the Master’s nominated charity - this year we're supporting the Sheffield Cathedral Schools Singing Programme.

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*VACANCY* - Secretary to British Hallmarking Council

14
Feb
Wednesday 14th February 2024

The British Hallmarking Council are seeking to appoint a Secretary to the BHC to be in post as soon as possible. The person appointed in this critical role will help support the British Hallmarking Council’s vital mission and contribute to the UK’s hallmarking excellence. 

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Showcasing the Special Knives of Sheffield

22
Jan
Monday 22nd January 2024

Way back in July 2023, The Hawley Tool Collection filmed a series of knives, featuring pieces from their own collection as well as items on loan from Sheffield Museums Trust and Sheffield Assay Office. Watch the videos here.

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The First Sheffield Hallmark of 2024

11
Jan
Thursday 11th January 2024

As part of our 250th anniversary celebrations, the Sheffield Assay Office Executive and Guardians agreed to a number of new commissions for our special collection. One of these comissions, a beautiful hand chased teapot by Christopher Perry, was the first item to be hallmarked at Sheffield Assay Office in 2024.

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