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What are hallmarks?

Hallmarks were introduced 700 years ago according to the British Hall Marking Council as a way of preventing fraud and proving the metal has been identified and tested to ensure…

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Qualifications in Enamelling, Hand Engraving, Jewellery, Silversmithing and Stone Setting

Birmingham City University has a School of Jewellery which is located on Vittoria Street in the Jewellery quarter. It offers full-time and part-time courses in a range of subjects. Part-time…

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Icelandic Jewellery Embeds Plants into Jewellery

A new range of jewellery was featured in February 2010’s Retail Jeweller magazine. It has been designed by Hafsteinn Juliusson and is described as “an experiment in drawing nature toward…

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See Deakin & Francis at Baselworld 2010

See Deakin & Francis at Baselworld 2010

For the second year running Deakin & Francis are showcasing their new collection of cufflinks at Baselworld with Prologue on booth G83 Hall 2.2 , both companies not only share…

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Deakin & Francis at BaselWorld 2010

Deakin & Francis at BaselWorld 2010

Since 2002, Deakin & Francis’ moving cufflink range has been exciting the discerning cufflink wearer. Starting with our flagship skull range with dropping jaws and pop-out diamond eyes; animal heads,…

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Deakin & Francis extend their skull cufflink range

Deakin & Francis extend their skull cufflink range

Since 2002, Deakin & Francis’ moving cufflink range has been exciting the discerning cufflink wearer. Starting with our flagship skull range with dropping jaws and pop-out diamond eyes; animal heads,…

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Hand Painted Rock Crystal Cufflinks

Hand Painted Rock Crystal Cufflinks

Deakin & Francis have been producing beautiful gold cufflinks for more than a century, none more so than our extensive range of designs in Hand-Painted Rock Crystal. The art of…

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Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (BIAD) Open Days

Are you thinking of studying for a qualification in jewellery? Perhaps you just want to have a look at what is on offer at the Birmingham Institute of Art and…

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The Birmingham Assay Office Valuation Days

The Birmingham Assay Office is situated in Newhall Street, Birmingham. It is one of four assay offices in the UK and hallmarks jewellery. The other Assay offices are in London,…

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Deakin & Francis at Pitti Uomo

Deakin & Francis at Pitti Uomo

Deakin & Francis are showing their extensive sterling silver cufflink range at Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence Italy to the leading fashion buyers from around the world and are pleased…

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