Museum of the Jewellery Quarter - Web Links
Follow the links on this page to find out more about Birmingham's famous Jewellery Quarter
The Jewellery Quarter is home to over 400 jewellery businesses, still making an estimated 40% of UK jewellery and home to over 100 independent specialist jewellery retail outlets. A designated conservation area with over 200 listed buildings, it is a proposed World Heritage Site. Other attractions include Heritage Trails and the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists. It has been described by English Heritage as a unique historic environment in England.
Birmingham has the largest assay office in the world. Founded by Act of Parliament in 1773, the main function of the assay office is to test and hallmark precious metal items as required by the Hallmarking Act.
An annual event showcasing the work of local, national and international designer makers through a full programme of exhibitions, workshops and special events.
A museum based in the Jewellery Quarter dedicated to the city's pen manufacturing industry.
The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists displays work by Midlands' Artists and Craftsmen.
Birmingham Heritage Forum is a voluntary association that supports and promotes the Heritage of Birmingham.
Birmingham Conservation Trust is a charity created to preserve and enhance Birmingham’s threatened architectural heritage.