AnchorCert celebrated its first decade in the business on Wednesday evening at Birmingham's Harvey Nichols store. Among the guests were celebrities James Cordon and UK chart toppers One Direction.\r\n \r\nThe gemmological service, based in the heart of Birmingham's jewellery quarter, is the Diamond & Gemstone Certification division of the Birmingham Assay Office and provides professional reports and certification services to the jewellery industry and to the consumer.\r\n \r\nChief executive and assay master Michael Allchin said of the event: "This was a fantastic evening and a fitting tribute to the hard work and achievements of the AnchorCert team. It embraced the culture, creativity, and inspirational thinking that is at the heart of AnchorCert, the Birmingham Assay Office, and the City of Birmingham."\r\nThe evening showcased diamond and gem set jewellery made in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter and certificated by AnchorCert. James Newman Designs, Victoria James, Fei Lui and Sharman D Neill all exhibited their "world leading and sought-after contemporary design collections."