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BE AN ANGEL - VOTE FOR ANCHORCERT GEMMOLOGICAL LABORATORY

Chief Executive of The Birmingham Assay Office Michael Allchin said, “Diamond certification is contentious. International Gemmological Certification is dominated by a few reputable giants. Smaller players with varying levels of skill, resource and integrity continue to proliferate worldwide. The Birmingham Assay Office developed the AnchorCert Gemmological Laboratory in 2001 because it passionately believes that the UK needs a properly equipped, well resourced gemmological facility. …

By admin | Oct 21st, 2013
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AN AGM OF “FIRSTS” AND “LASTS”

L-R: Kate Hartigan with Stella Layton[/caption] It was Kate Hartigan’s first AGM as Chairman of the Wardens and Stella Layton’s first since the announcement that she will be the next Chief Executive and Assay Master, when Michael Allchin retires in early 2014. Stella has been a Guardian of the Office for several years and her new appointment was very well received by her peers attending the AGM .  Michael delivered his usual informative and entertaining view of the year, and …

By admin | Oct 21st, 2013
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CALLING ALL BJA MEMBERS & THE TRADE YOUR ANCHORCERT GEMMOLOGICAL LABORATORY NEEDS YOU

 Voting for the categories is open to BJA Members via the BJA website until November 22nd. Winners will be announced at the BATF Benevolent Ball at The St John’s Hotel, Solihull, on December 5th 2013. To vote, simply click on your first preferred winner and you will be directed to a quick and easy to complete registration form.  Chief Executive of The Birmingham Assay Office Michael Allchin said, “Diamond certification is contentious. International Gemmological Certificat…

By admin | Oct 15th, 2013
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FOR SALE - ASSAY OFFICE, ONE CAREFUL OWNER!

  The many extensions and rearrangements of internal walls tell the story of the changing fortunes of the business, which has now outgrown its existing home and is ready for the next chapter after 240 years of history. Contractors will be appointed for the new building later this year and development of the new site on Icknield Street is expected to start in early 2014.

By admin | Oct 15th, 2013
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