Protecting the Consumer and Servicing
the Trade with Independence and Integrity

The Assay Office is the beating heart of Birmingham's jewellery trade. Join Hidden Spaces and the Assay Office staff for an intimate look at one of the cities most historically important buildings.

The tour will include:

  • DVD to show what is going on in the Jewellery Quarter at the moment, in terms of manufacture, and a resume of the work of the Assay Office.
  • Talk on the history of the Assay Office and the building. Also images of the new Assay Office.
  • Tour of the private Silver Collection and the surrounding rooms on the main staircase, which include the Library, Wardens Sitting Room and Dining Room and the original lavatory.
  • A glimpse inside the Hallmarking floor.

To find out more about touring Assay Office Birmingham please CLICK HERE.



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City of Wolverhampton wins Touchstone Award 2018

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