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Contemporary British Silversmiths Tumblers Project

Charmian Adams' 80th birthday was marked by the creation of four silver tumblers featuring the sponsor's marks of all contributors. Each of the UK's four assay offices applied these by laser  - Sheffield and Edinburgh both applied 14 sponsor's marks, Birmingham applied 12, while here in London we applied 62 around the full circumference.

Date Published: 31 March 2017

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Laboratory Manager Chris Walne talks at LBMA Conference

Chris Walne delivered a speech entitled PGM Impurities and Fire Assay to the London Bullion Market Association's conference earlier this month.  He also wrote an accompanying article for their internationally published trade magazine Bullion Bulletin which gives information insights for the bullion business.

Date Published: 31 March 2017

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New Pound Coin Enters Circulation

A new pound coin entered circulation on 28 March.  The Royal Mint is producing 1.5 billion of the new coins.

We are proud to assay (test for correct metallic composition, size and weight) and measure the coins using the standard Trial Plates, provided by the National Measurement and Regulation Office. 

Date Published: 28 March 2017

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Setting Out at the Goldsmiths' Centre

The Setting Out course offers you the solid business expertise and dedicated studio space to get your business off the ground. Delivered by specialists, you’ll be supported to research and develop your own business plan, produce a product range and become part of the Centre’s community.

Apply by Fri 7 July 2017 

Date Published: 24 March 2017

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Easter Holiday 2017 Closing Times

Our Easter holiday 2017 closing times are as follows:

Goldsmiths’ Hall
Thursday 13 April – close at 12.30pm.  The office will reopen on Tuesday 18 April at 8am.

Greville Street
Thursday 13 April – close at 12noon.  The office will reopen on Tuesday 18 April at 9am.

Date Published: 20 March 2017

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