Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Birmingham Assay Office invite local businesses to ‘Discover the Birmingham Assay Office’

The Birmingham Assay Office is inviting local businesses to attend exclusive behind the scenes experiences at their Headquarters in the Birmingham Jewellery Quarter starting from Thursday 27th April.

This year the Birmingham Assay Office will be celebrating its 250th Birthday and to help commemorate this momentous year, it will be opening its doors to showcase the history behind one of Birmingham’s oldest companies.

The experience allows for an opportunity to learn about the long history and the success of the Birmingham Assay Office, a visit to the Silver Room to view the historic collection of spectacular objects created by some of Birmingham’s most celebrated Silversmiths.

Birmingham Assay Office. Photo by Martin Neeves

These include Matthew Boulton, Nathaniel Mills and Elkington & Co, and behind the scenes access to see how the incredible team hallmark today using both traditional and modern practices.

 

There will also be the opportunity to meet our experts and have a go at hallmarking by hand.

The Birmingham Assay Office is inviting local businesses to attend this exclusive opportunity as a thank you for their ongoing support over the past 250 years.

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