The Historical Metallurgy Society publishes Historical Metallurgy an internationally recognised journal, which published annually in two parts and is mailed free to members. Previous issues have included papers on subjects as diverse as Eneolithic copper working, early blast furnaces, Tibetan metal sculpture, the replication of Iron Age smelting, tin and lead smelting, slag composition, oxidation enrichment bands in wrought iron, metallurgical processes, medieval arms and armour and silver, pewter and copper alloys in domestic ware. Abstracts are included of related papers from key international journals.
The Society also issues a Newsletter three times a year which keeps members up to date with reports on recent fieldwork, etc and notices and reviews of HMS (and other) conferences.
The Society has published several Occasional Publications, usually based on the papers given at its conferences.