Nov Monday 11th November 2019
Sheffield Assay Office are proud to be sponsoring The Goldsmiths' Craft & Design Awards again in 2020. The Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council promotes excellence in jewellery, smallwork, silversmithing and the allied crafts.
Nov Friday 8th November 2019
On Friday 1st November, Assay Master Ashley Carson was delighted to host a visit from the 123rd Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Tony Downing.
Nov Friday 1st November 2019
A third of “gold” jewellery being sold online is suspected to be unhallmarked and therefore may be fake, raising concerns that UK consumers are being duped by internet traders, according to data released today from the British Hallmarking Council (the UK’s hallmarking body) and the Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office.
Oct Sunday 20th October 2019
On Friday 18th October the Sheffield Assay Office staff and Guardians said farewell to retiring Chairman, Peter Hayes.
Oct Wednesday 16th October 2019
After in-depth discussion, a press release has been issued from the British Hallmarking Council on behalf of UK Assay Offices, detailing the potential effects on hallmarking post-Brexit.
Oct Tuesday 15th October 2019
A celebration of community with local people at its heart, this month witnessed the launch of the first-ever Community Champions Awards 2019.
Oct Thursday 10th October 2019
Chemistry graduate, Sophie Langley, and qualified Silversmith, Colette Bishop, were recently elected from staff to join the 30 strong body of Guardians here at Sheffield.
Oct Thursday 3rd October 2019
Early civilisations discovered the benefits of silver, and babies fed with silver spoons were considered healthier. Discover more fascinating facts about silver.