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CALM BEFORE THE STORM

Assay Office Birmingham is a hive of activity this morning as final preparations are under way for outgoing CE & Assay Master Michael Allchin's last presentation to the Guardians and Wardens at today's Interim AGM. Check back during the day for more updates. Following the Interim AGM the Assay Office will be presenting Michael with retirement gifts and in the early evening Michael will be toasting his time with the Assay Office and his long illustrious career in this wonderful industry…

By admin | Mar 21st, 2014
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SHARING ASSAY OFFICE’S COLLECTIONS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

Sally spoke about the Assay’s Office outstanding silver collection and library, focusing on key pieces from the 18th century by Matthew Boulton. She highlighted the collection as a rich resource for historians, collectors and members of the public and raised the profile of the Hallmarking registers as valuable sources for people undertaking research on the history of the Jewellery Quarter and business in Birmingham. Sally also explained the Assay Office’s links with Birmingham’s…

By admin | Mar 20th, 2014
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NEW DATES ADDED - BOOK YOUR VISIT TO ASSAY OFFICE BIRMINGHAM TODAY

 - BOOK YOUR PLACE TODAY - ONE OF THE LAST CHANCES TO VISIT THE SILVER COLLECTION AT ASSAY OFFICE BIRMINGHAM Usually these visits are only available to organised groups, so this is a unique opportunity to see the spectacular Silver Collection, the Library, and to hear about the history of both hallmarking and Assay Office Birmingham. Visitors will be met with a warm welcome, including coffee and biscuits before the visit, and afterwards, in the Gift Shop, they will be able to buy …

By admin | Mar 18th, 2014
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FULL HOUSE TODAY

We have a full house today for the "Understanding Antique Jewellery" Course.  Delegates include staff from Auction Houses, Pawnbrokers, Private individuals and students.  This should make for a fascinating course. The next course will take place on Tuesday 3rd June.  Don't miss out - book your place today.  Tel: 0871 871 6020 or email gem@theassayoffice.co.uk  For more course details visit www.theassayoffice.co.uk/training-and-education.html

By admin | Mar 18th, 2014
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