Tag Archives: Goldsmiths’ Company

Goldsmith’s Heathrow hub halves delivery times for hallmarking clients

The UK’s oldest assay office Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office is celebrating ten years of business at Heathrow Airport this week. This week marks the company’s tenth anniversary of its Heathrow sub-office within the secure premises of Brink’s Global Services, at Heathrow Airport, where its team of 11 cover the entire assay and hallmarking process. Kevin

10 things the jewellery industry learned in 2017

As we pull the party poppers and jump into a new year, it’s time to reflect on the most important trends and stories of 2017 and think about how these will shape the next 12 months… 1. Retailers are returning to gold The branded boutique boom is fading, and now retailers are reflecting on which

Last chance to register for Make Your Mark 2017

Places are still available for the largest precious metal event for UK students. Taking place at the Goldsmiths’ Hall, the two-day Make Your Mark event offers students the opportunity to attend talks, speak to exhibiters and register for their hallmark. Speakers at this year’s event, which takes place October 31 – November 1, will include

UK apprentice excels at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

Alexander Wood of the Goldsmiths’ Company Apprenticeship Scheme received a Medallion of Excellence for reaching the international standard in the jewellery skills category at the 44th WorldSkills Competition in Abu Dhabi. Wood was chosen to represent the UK and came 7th in the world out of 17 competitors. The event, held at the Abu Dhabi

Birmingham jewellery professor recognised for his services to the industry

The Goldsmiths’ Company has recognised the head of Birmingham City University’s School of Jewellery’s 25 years of service to jewellery education with an award to become a Freeman. Professor Stephen Bottomley will officially have the honour bestowed on him at a special event at the London Guildhall later this year, after a selection committee at

Make Your Mark confirms keynote speaker

The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office has confirmed the keynote speaker for its annual Make Your Mark event in London. Building on the success since its launch three years ago, the 2017 edition of the show will deliver even more inspiration advice and networking opportunities. Taking place October 31 – November 1, Harriet Kelsall has been

Goldsmiths’ Company injects £10m to become Museum of London founding partner

London-based livery Goldsmiths’ Company is a founding partner of the new Museum of London following a donation pledge of £10m. The Museum of London plans to showcase the Cheapside Hoard together with highlights from the company’s world-renowned collection of historic and contemporary silver and is due to open its doors in West Smithfield in 2022.