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How to Clean a Wine Decanter

Cleaning a  wine decanter after you have used it for your red wine or port can be tricky, especially if you have finished the bottle and gone to bed without rinsing it out! So, the first rule is never to let the last few drops of wine or port dry overnight.

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Decanting Wine & Spirits

Decanting Wine – When Should You Do It? There are two reasons why decanting wine might be a good idea; it might be an old bottle, especially a Bordeaux wine with some sediment in the bottom, or you want to give the wine a bigger space to breathe before you drink it. Decanting Old Red […]

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Sterling Silver Photo Frames

Silver photo frames It is with great delight that we launch our brand new high quality sterling silver photograph frames. Fully hallmarked and with strong and practical wooden backs and branded grey satin fronts they make a fabulous gift for a wedding or silver wedding. These lovely photo frames are available in 5 sizes for […]

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Hearsay

Make Your Mark Award Silver Beaker

We were delighted to welcome Annabel Hood to the workshop on Wednesday where we helped her to make the lovely silver beaker that she designed for the Make Your Mark Award. Alison and Charlotte from the Goldsmiths Company Assay Office were also here.

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Win A Table of Easter Delights

WIN a table of Easter delights, including a silver engraved egg cup and spoon from Hersey & Son Silversmiths and a set of Thornback & Peel tableware in their newest spring print Chicken & Carnation.

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Unusual Armada Dish

In 2010, to mark his retirement after 12-years as Chairman of the Joint Assay Offices Committee, Mr Richard Vanderpump was presented with a unique Armada Dish made in the Hersey workshop.

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A Selection of our Best Selling Cufflinks

Silver cufflinks are the perfect accessory for men who recognise style or who like to make a discreet fashion statement. This is a selection from our range of sterling silver hallmarked cufflinks. They are all classic designs with an understated elegance.

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Costly Salt Not Good For You!

I read that the health do-gooders are at it again, this time with yet another report that UK adults eat too much salt. Which? Magazine and Consensus Action on Salt and Health found no difference in chemical content between regular salt and ‘costly gourmet brands’.

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Forces VAT-Free Silver Gifts

Members of the UK Armed Forces serving abroad in Europe, or further afield, can now purchase silver gifts from our web site and use their tax-free status while serving outside the UK, to buy their gifts and jewellery VAT-free.

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