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LEARN HOW TO CRACK THE HALLMARK CODE AT THINKTANK BIRMINGHAM

IS YOUR BLING THE REAL THING ? – HALF TERM FUN AND FACTS AT THINKTANK SCIENCE MUSEUM Sally says: “We will set up our stand by the entrance to the new We Made It Gallery and look to present visitors with a challenge. Their first task is to try to pick out by look and touch alone any gold and silver articles in a large pile of costume jewellery. The next stage of the challenge is to crack the Hallmark code and date several pieces of silver from our own collection. With the help…

By admin | Oct 28th, 2013
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SURFACE WORLD 2013

From this…. The show during the setting up process   Penny Parkes (Marketing Manager) and Tim Smith (Account Manager) were on hand today to meet new and old faces and discuss the latest tests that The Laboratory can offer to the industry. That's all folks! Tim Smith closes down the stand at the end of Surface World 2013[/caption]  

By admin | Sep 26th, 2013
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DAY 1 AT SURFACE WORLD

The Surface World Show 2013 is the major industry event for the UK surface treatment industries – aimed at specifiers, engineers, designers and practitioners. The Surface World Show offers all the latest technologies, products and services under one roof covering protective, decorative and functional coatings and platings of all kinds plus essential cleaning and pre-treatment.

By admin | Sep 24th, 2013
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BRING IT ON - A DAY AT THE OFFICE

The ancient tradition of hallmarking is Roshan Nightingale’s forte. Here, with insightfulness that can only come from decades of experience, she gives us a glimpse of life on the Birmingham Assay Office’s marking floor. August 2013. Eagle-eyed hallmarking supervisor Roshan Nightingale is happy today. There’s a mountain of work to be getting on with, and as another tub of impossibly fiddly articles lands on her trolley, she shouts ‘bring it on’, a favourite expression …

By admin | Aug 1st, 2013
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