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Annual UK Hallmarking Figures for 2018

The total number of articles sent for hallmarking at all UK offices in 2018 fell by 2.5% to 9,113,477. 

Silver and palladium saw a decline in the quantity of articles hallmarked, but platinum, gold saw an increase.

Date Published: 11 January 2019

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2019 Valuation Day Dates Released

Valuation Days offer the chance for a private one-to-one consultation and professional appraisal by our expert valuer. You will also receive a comprehensive portfolio of your items. Places are limited.  2018 dates are as follows

Date Published: 01 January 2019

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BBC 1 Defenders

Dave Merry and the Assay Office featured this morning on BBC 1's Defenders programme. It is a documentary series "following the work of enforcement officers as they battle to protect the public from the crooks and con men endangering our health, families and homes."

Date Published: 12 December 2018

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Reminder: Christmas Hours 2018

A reminder that we will close for Christmas at:

5pm on Friday 21 December 2018

And re-open at:

8am on Wednesday 2 January 2019 (Goldsmiths' Hall)

9am on Wednesday 2 January 2019 (Greville Street, Hatton Garden)

Date Published: 04 December 2018

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Enforcing the Act

As part of our continuing commitment to working closely with enforcement authorities to help and encourage them to police the Hallmarking Act, Dr Robert Organ, the Deputy Warden, gave presentations to Southern and South Western regions at their Bournemouth Conference earlier this month. 

Date Published: 31 October 2018

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Verifone Eases Online Card Payments

New features in the Account area of the website mean you will have the option to save and retrieve your card details each time they pay for packets on the “Your Packets” page.

Date Published: 12 September 2018

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Make Your Mark - back for 2019!

On 5 February 2019 Goldsmiths’ Hall will once again be opening its doors to all students, graduates and apprentices of the jewellery and allied trades to help you make your mark in industry. 

Date Published: 03 September 2018

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