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EXPLORING THE PRIVATE COLLECTION

The Behind the Scenes course will be delivered by Craig O’Donnell, Assay Office Curator and Sally Hoban, Heritage and Training Officer.  Michael Allchin, Chief Executive and Assay Master, said: ‘We have developed this new course to extend our current education programmes and to continue to open up our collection to new audiences. There is no better way to learn about the history of styles and materials in the decorative arts than by actually handling and examining pieces, and…

By admin | Jul 24th, 2012
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A FEW SPACES LEFT ON JEWELLERY QUARTER DAY SCHOOL

By admin | Jun 18th, 2012
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'INVESTMENT BOWL' COMMISSIONED FOR DIAMOND JUBILEE

Andy McGowan's one kilogram 'Investment Bowl' made from 999 silver is a quirky but appropriate product in a year when many are stockpiling precious metals, considering them a safer investment than other options. [caption id="attachment_1413" align="alignleft" width="295" caption="Andy McGowan"] The commissioned piece weighs 60 ounces, marking 60 years of Her Majesty's reign and is resplendent with a full spread hallmark including, of course, the Diamond Jubilee Mark.

By admin | Apr 10th, 2012
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AN OPPORTUNITY TO VISIT THE HISTORIC SILVER COLLECTIONAND LIBRARY AT THE BIRMINGHAM ASSAY OFFICE

By admin | Mar 23rd, 2012
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