Originally established as a way to protect against fraud, this aim has remained unchanged. By assaying (testing) and marking precious metals, hallmarking is one of the oldest forms of consumer protection. Hallmarking dates back to 1300 when a statute by Edward I instituted the .
Deakin & Francis have been manufacturing the world’s finest jewellery since 1786 and have been a part of the history of cufflinks. Around the 13th century shirt cuffs were held together by ribbons, ties and strings. As men’s shirts and fashions changed so did .
Unique and innovative, our SHOTGUN CUFFLINKS boast pioneering mechanisms and manufacturing techniques that are a first in the jewellery world. With hunting season in full swing, the familiar sounds of pheasants calling and startled partridges emerging from cover are highly evocative of this time .
At Deakin and Francis, we’ve always believed that tradition is the way forward. Having first established in 1786, we’re immensely proud of our heritage in employing tools and techniques which have been passed down from one generation to the next. We are, .
We are very excited to announce that Managing director Henry Deakin, was named as IoD West Midlands Director of the Year 2018 in the Family Business Category! Henry Deakin was awarded the accolade due to his response to specific challenges facing directors .