The Goldsmiths' Company Assay Office Tour
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The Assay Office at Goldsmiths' Hall has been providing its "mark of excellence" since 1300. It is where hallmarking began in 1327, encompassing gold, silver, platinum and palladium.
You will hear about the long history of this ancient livery company and see different ways that metals are tested, how articles are hallmarked and the verification of fakes and forgeries.
10.30 - 12.30