Sep Tuesday 5th September 2023
It is not too late to apply for this year’s Hallmarking and Awareness Online (HALO) Award as the closing date for applications has been extended to September 29th. Find out more in this press release from the British Hallmarking Society.
Aug Thursday 31st August 2023
Please note that Sheffield Assay Office will be closed on Friday 15th September, for one day, to allow staff to celebrate the office's 250th anniversary.
Aug Wednesday 30th August 2023
In the September edition of Retail Jeweller magazine, Assay Master Ashley Carson discusses how Sheffield Assay Office are celebrating an incredible two and a half centuries in business.
Aug Tuesday 8th August 2023
Applications for the HALO (Hallmarking Awareness and Learning Online Awards) 2023 close on 8th September. In this press release from the British Hallmarking Council, Chair of the HALO Award Judging Panel, Rachael Taylor shares her thoughts on the Award and what could make a successful application.
Jul Thursday 27th July 2023
On July 21st 2023, we celebrated 15 years since Sheffield Assay Office moved from Portobello Street, Sheffield S1, to our new, state of the art home in Hillsborough.
Jul Wednesday 26th July 2023
Sheffield Assay Office were delighted to sponsor this year's Goldsmiths North, which took place at Cutlers' Hall at the start of July. We are thrilled to say that the event was a huge success!
Jul Tuesday 25th July 2023
Our Curator, Emma Paragreen was recently joined by the four original designer makers of The Millennium Punch Bowl to clean and care for the special piece. This is no easy task, as the piece consists of the bowl, ladle, plank, cups and 2000 jacks.
Jul Tuesday 18th July 2023
The Annual NAJ Summit took place on the 24th to the 26th of June at the Park Regis Hotel in Birmingham and Emma Paragreen and Sarah North were delighted this year to represent Sheffield Assay Office playing a key role in the event.