‘no goldsmith… shall from henceforth make or cause to be made any manner of vessel, jewel or any other thing of gold or silver except it be of the true alloy […] and that no manner of vessel of silver depart out of the hands of the workers, until further, that it be marked with the leopard’s head’.

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Statute of Edward the 1st in 1300.

The London Assay office have been testing and hallmarking the work of gold and silversmiths for 700 years now.

We are proud to be part of this tradition, giving our customers assurance and peace of mind that only the finest precious metals have gone into our work.

For more information about the history of hallmarking please follow the link.

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Taken from the London Assay office website