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Antiques Roadshow at Buckfast Abbey

The Antiques Plate Committee, the internationally renowned body for adjudicating spurious silver articles, was mentioned by one of its Committee members on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow this Sunday. 

Date Published: 22 April 2019

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Brexit Impact Survey Results

In February The British Hallmarking Council, of which the Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office is a member, conducted a national survey of businesses in the precious metal jewellery and silver sectors, to better understand attitudes towards hallmarking and to explore the impact of Brexit. 

Date Published: 17 April 2019

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Grand National Trophy 2019

The 2019 Grand National trophy has been designed for the third year by Shannon O’Neill.  It was shaped like a human antibody to carry the sponsor’s message of health and science.  Candice Devine hallmarked it in March with a large display mark on the front of the base.

Date Published: 08 April 2019

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The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office Launches Video Guides

The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office has launched a series of video guides to help its customers, inform consumers, and provide information on hallmarking.

The guides use simple explanation with clear subtitles. We believe these will complement our visits, tours, events, and website to further the understanding of assaying and hallmarking.

Date Published: 21 March 2019

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Easter Holiday 2019 Closing Times

Our Easter holiday 2019 closing times are as follows:

Goldsmiths’ Hall
Thursday 18 April – close at 4pm.  The office will reopen on Tuesday 23 April at 8am.

Greville Street
Thursday 18 April – close at 4pm.  The office will reopen on Tuesday 23 April at 9am.

Date Published: 13 March 2019

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