Silver brings hallmarking up for August

The number of silver articles hallmarked in the month of August brought overall figures into the black when compared to the same time last year.

Overall, there was a 7.9% increase in the number of metals hallmarked.

There were 468,460 silver articles hallmarked, up 132,361 from the 336,099 articles form 2016.

Gold saw a drop in hallmarking by 17.6% down to 328,946 articles. Platinum experienced a smaller decrease of 6.9%, which was 22,6060 articles hallmarked this August.

Palladium had 8,812 articles hallmarked in August, indicating an uptick of 2.3%.

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Shekina Tuahene

Shekina is a multimedia journalist who has lived in London all her life. She is an alumnus of University of Greenwich and Brunel. Shekina loves to read, travel, socialise and listen to music. If you have any story or feature ideas, feel free to drop her a line.

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