Precious metals

  • The spectacular rise and style of Rose Gold
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    The spectacular rise and style of Rose Gold

    What do Apple, Birkenstock, Beats and Hervé Léger all have in common?  They have all succumbed to the appeal of a material that jewelers have lon...

  • Goldsmiths Exhibit 4500 Years of Gold
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    Goldsmiths Exhibit 4500 Years of Gold

    With thoughts of sporting British Gold later this month edging ever closer, the story of Britain's history and relationship with this precious meta...

  • The Lasting Allure of Gold Jewellery
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    The Lasting Allure of Gold Jewellery

    The steady rise in the price of gold over the last five years shows an enduring fascination with this precious metal. Tutankhamun's mask, King Mida...

  • Hallmarking under threat ?
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    Hallmarking under threat ?

    Reports yesterday suggested that the UK Government is reviewing the system for hallmarking with its Red Tape Challenge as its tries to reduce regul...

  • What is Hallmarking ?
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    What is Hallmarking ?

    One of the oldest forms of consumer protection is the hallmark, an ancient system of identifying precious metals that is believed to date back to By...