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Hallmarking falls in Q3 as silver and palladium suffer

Hallmarking figures compiled by Birmingham Assay Office have revealed the number of articles hallmarked in Q3 2018 fell by 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Palladium saw the biggest decline, with hallmarking down by 30.2%. Silver also posted a dip (18.1%), while gold and platinum numbers increased by 6.9% and 13.3% respectively. The

Retailers respond positively to Kit Heath’s bold design direction for AW18

Award winning British jewellery brand Kit Heath has seen its AW18 collection launch with unprecedented success. The brand’s offer for AW18 predominantly consists of two new collections, exclusively available in rhodium plate and 18ct yellow gold plate, responding to the demi-fine look. While investing in rhodium and gold plating may have been a risky move

Hallmarking dips in August as palladium suffers steep decline

Figures compiled by Assay Office Birmingham for August 2018 show a decrease in items hallmarked compared to the same period last year. Overall, the number of units hallmarked by the four UK Assay Offices in August 2018 was down by 2.3%. While gold and platinum experienced growth of 2.9% and 29.3% respectively, silver and palladium suffered. Silver

Hallmarking dips in August as palladium suffers steep decline

Figures compiled by Assay Office Birmingham for August 2018 show a decrease in items hallmarked compared to the same period last year. Overall, the number of units hallmarked by the four UK Assay Offices in August 2018 was down by 2.3%. While gold and platinum experienced growth of 2.9% and 29.3% respectively, silver and palladium suffered. Silver

Hockley Mint wins exclusive UK distribution of new tarnish-resistant silver

British jewellery manufacturer Hockley Mint has secured an agreement to be the exclusive UK distributor of a revolutionary new tarnish-resistant silver alloy called Silnova. Furthermore, Hockley Mint will also be the exclusive UK manufacturer of Silnova product, and hopes that the metal will particularly appeal to designers who are looking for high-quality silver that consumers can

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