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How Do You Know Your Diamond Isn't Fake?

14
May
Friday 14th May 2021

This article from BBC News delves into the recent surge in fake and irresponsibly sourced diamonds. Can new technologies, such as laser etching and blockchain, reassure an increasingly sceptical public and restore confidence in the industry?

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Celebrating Sheffield's Women Silversmiths

20
Apr
Tuesday 20th April 2021

During International Women's Week earlier this year, Emma Paragreen, Curator here at Sheffield Assay Office joined forces with Sheffield Museums to deliver an online talk, sharing some fascinating stories of Sheffield's female silversmiths throughout the years.

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Precious Little Gems 2020

20
Apr
Tuesday 20th April 2021

Last year, students from the Starter Studio Programme at Yorkshire Artspace designed and made special commissions that are soon to be unveiled.

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