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ARCHIBALD KNOX EXHIBITION AT OLYMPIA

Archibald Knox: Beauty and Modernity, a Designer Ahead of His Time.  Exhibition at Olympia The accompanying talk written and delivered by the exhibition organiser, curator and Liberty expert Anthony Bernbaum gave a fascinating insight into this gifted and long overlooked pioneer of British Art Nouveau design. Illustrated by over 100 Liberty items (all of which would have originated in the Birmingham firm W.H. Haseler in the first decade of the twentieth century- all bar two of the silver i…

By admin | Jun 12th, 2014
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THE JEWELRY HOUSE OF SAZIKOVS - RUSSIAN ALBUM ADDED TO ASSAY OFFICE LIBRARY

The International if not global reach of Assay Office Birmingham continues apace.  During a recent visit to Moscow, Russia on the occasion of the CIBJO International Congress 19-21 May - hosted by the Russian Jewellers' Guild, Chief Executive & Assay Master Stella Layton was presented with an exquisite volume of  "THE JEWELRY HOUSE OF SAZIKOVS". The album is well illustrated and details the historical research of the largest Russian jewellery firm of the 19th century whose work wo…

By admin | Jun 12th, 2014
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BBC REPORTER VISITS ASSAY OFFICE BIRMINGHAM TO TALK TROPHIES

BBC Reporter Andy Giddings made a visit to Assay Office Birmingham today to speak with  Craig O'Donnell Curator, Silver Specialist & Valuer.  Taper Stick, with match holder, Elkington Mason & Co, 1844 Craig was more than happy to share his expertise and show Andy the magnificant pieces of silver held within Assay Office Birmingham private Silver collection. If you would like to visit the Silver Collection you can book a place on our next general public open day…

By admin | Jun 11th, 2014
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JEWELLERY FUTURES: THE SCHOOL OF JEWELLERY BIRMINGHAM

BA Hons Jewellery and Silversmithing The School of Jewellery, Birmingham The latest crop of talented graduates from Birmingham’s prestigious School of Jewellery welcome you to be immersed in the exciting world of contemporary jewellery and object to discover all that this insightful, inspiring and innovative field of the arts has to offer. The Graduate Show 2014 will exhibit the delightfully diverse collections by the graduates of BA (hons) Jewellery & Silversmithing* and…

By admin | Jun 9th, 2014
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