Protecting the Consumer and Servicing
the Trade with Independence and Integrity

Introducing the AnchorCert Group

Introducing AnchorCert Group Since 1773, Assay Office Birmingham has been dedicated to a core mission: protecting the consumer and serving the trade with integrity, innovation and independence. It’s what we do. As our clients needs have grown and diversified, so have we. Today, we are trading as the ANCHORCERT GROUP, which incorporates Assay Office Birmingham (assaying, hallmarking, laser-marking), AnchorCert Analytical (melt & assay, consumer product safety testing, q…

By admin | Sep 19th, 2016
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Know all you need to about Nickel?

Whether it’s a piece of jewellery, an item of clothing or a handbag, if the item is releasing nickel, it can present a serious risk to consumer health and safety.  Nickel sensitisation is a particularly nasty allergic reaction; it can flare up in angry, sore rashes, develop lesions and require medical attention in extreme cases.  And once you’re sensitised, you’re sensitised for life. So when it comes to nickel or its compounds, it’s a case of once bitten, alw…

By admin | May 19th, 2016
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Easter Closing Dates

Assay Office Birmingham and its divisions AnchorCert Analytical, AnchorCert Gem Lab, AnchorCert Academy and SafeGuard Jewellery Valuations  will be CLOSED for business from  4pm Thursday 24th March 2016 And will re-open at 8:30am on Tuesday 29th March 2016. Wishing all our customers a Happy Easter Break!

By admin | Mar 24th, 2016
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Birmingham Assay Office announces the appointment of a new trade Warden

4th Mar 2019

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Birmingham Assay Office to host De Beers Group Institute of Diamonds Synthetic Diamond Detection Course.

19th Feb 2019

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AnchorCert Gem Lab encourage the jewellery trade to remain vigilant, as they report an increase in the number of Lab-grown diamonds being identified.

12th Feb 2019

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ANCHORCERT ACADEMY LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

25th Sep 2018

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City of Wolverhampton wins Touchstone Award 2018

8th Jun 2018

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BHC CONSULTATION 2018: OUTCOME

2nd May 2018

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