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lisa@countrydesignsbylisa.co.uk

07796175875

Stockbridge, Hampshire

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What is Hallmarking

Country Designs by Lisa is registered with The London Assay office, where hallmarking began in 1327.  

 

A hallmark is comprised of a number of marks, including the markers mark which is unique to the silversmith who made the item.  It also display the purity of the metal, most commonly showing fine silver or sterling silver.

 

When choosing a hallmarked item, you are part of a 700 year old tradition.  It is the only way to guarantee that you are buying the correct purity of precious metal, as every item will have been tested by the Assay office before it is stamped.