Category Archives: Law, Hallmark

ScrapHappy September 2022 – Fire brick offcuts – one woman’s waste is another’s wonder

We installed a woodburner back in 2018. A DEFRA approved one, obviously. It replaced the open fire in the front room that was standard when our home was built in 1936. This has the extra benefit of reducing the draught … Continue reading

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Association of Contemporary Jewellers Conference

I’m a member of the ACJ and this weekend was their/our conference. It was a special conference to celebrate 25 years of the guild and they chose to hold it in Exeter, my home town so of course I bought … Continue reading

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Hallmarked silver – a cautionary tale

A stamp saying 925 is NOT a guarantee that something is sterling Continue reading

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