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Touchstone Awards 2020 are now open

Wednesday 8th January 2020

Marion Wilson, in the Journal of Trading Standards, wrote the following article about the 2019 Touchstone Award, highlighting the importance of hallmarking for consumer protection.

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Does your jewellery REACH the standard?

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

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

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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