Birmingham Assay Office host Afternoon Teas with an historical twist for Birmingham Heritage week

Afternoon teas were set amongst the historical collection of spectacular objects created by some of Birmingham’s most celebrated Silversmiths as part of Birmingham Heritage Week.

By admin | Sep 28th, 2022
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An update on the Platinum Jubilee Mark

The sudden death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has been a shock to all of us.  On the day of her death, along with the other Assay Offices, we determined that the additional celebratory jubilee mark should be withdrawn as a mark of respect coincident with the commencement of a period of national mourning. 

By admin | Sep 15th, 2022
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Carol Brady to step down as Birmingham Assay Office Chair

The Chair of the Birmingham Assay Office, Carol Brady MBE, has announced she will step down from the role in October 2022. Carol will be succeeded by Russell Jeans in October as the designated Chair following the interim meeting.

By admin | Sep 14th, 2022
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Following the very sad news of the passing of our long-reigning monarch, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. As a mark of respect, the Platinum Jubilee commemorative mark will now be withdrawn from use by the four Assay Offices of the United Kingdom.

By admin | Sep 9th, 2022
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New Trustmark Scheme to crackdown on counterfeit jewellery sold in the UK

1st Mar 2023

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Jewellery Packaging Boxes - the most common tarnishing accelerants of jewellery articles

2nd Feb 2023

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The Assay Offices of the UK announce King Charles III Coronation commemorative hallmark

30th Jan 2023

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British Hallmarking Council and National Association of Jewellers announce the HALO Award for online promotion of the hallmark.

30th Jun 2022

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25th Sep 2018

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City of Wolverhampton wins Touchstone Award 2018

8th Jun 2018

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