The King visited the Goldsmiths’ Centre on Wednesday 23 November to celebrate the Centre’s 10-year anniversary. The King also hallmarked, with the King’s Mark, a silver Processional Cross for the Church in Wales. Deputy General Manager Adam Phillips provided guidance.
In 2022, Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, seventy years of service, having acceded to the throne in 1952.
To celebrate the occasion, the body which oversees UK hallmarking, the British Hallmarking Council, sanctioned a commemorative component mark.
1 month remains to request the Platinum Jubilee commemorative mark, as we must cease to apply it by the end of the year.
Royal Mail has reported there is planned industrial action by their delivery and collection teams on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Wednesday 30 November and Thursday 1 December 2022.
There will be systemic delays processing parcels through the Royal Mail system, and in turn, our production line. Please note, our priority packet charges will still apply.
Further info here on the Royal Mail website.
On Thursday 10 November there are strikes planned on the Tube. There will be limited or no Tube services running. It is expected that this strike will cause severe disruption and the closure of many Tube stations - if our teams can't get to work, or are delayed, our services may be affected.
We will update our website News area, and our social media channels if changes to our service are made.
In today’s Financial Times Watches & Jewellery supplement there is a profile piece on General Manager Will Evans and hallmarking at the Assay Office.
Read "Will Evans: The testing times for UK jewellery hallmarking" online here.