To discover the story behind a modern Maker's mark, we visited jeweller Melanie Eddy in her studio at the Goldsmiths' Centre, learned about the unique Sponsor's mark that is applied to her pieces at the London Assay Office, and discussed her feelings about applying the Platinum Jubilee mark to her work.
Plans to open on Tuesday 21 June are as follows:
The Greville Street counter aims to open at 9am, but will close at 3pm, with a half hour closure 12pm – 12.30pm.
Goldsmiths’ Hall will be open 10am – 5pm.
All of our services will be severely disrupted with many of our teams unable to get to work.
- Our One Hour service will be suspended Monday 20 - Friday 24 June.
- Our Next Day service will be accepted Monday 20 - Friday 24 June - packets will be dealt with as a priority but may not be ready for the next day.
Industrial action is planned by the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union on 21, 23 and 25 June. This will affect both the train and tube networks.
As a result, all of our services will be severely disrupted and our offices may have to close if many of our staff are unable to get to work.
Should the strikes go ahead services may be adapted as follows:
The Goldsmiths' Company visited jeweller and silversmith James French of JWF Unique Designs to find out more about what the Platinum Jubilee mark means to him and the significance it holds when making a piece of jewellery.
Video: The Goldsmiths' Company visits Tom Fattorini of Thomas Fattorini Ltd to find out more about the collaborative process behind the designing of the Platinum Jubilee commemorative mark.