Latest:
  1. Silver and Gold Prices are Coming Off Overbought Conditions, So it is Logical for them to Fall Further
  2. Platinum price on 11/07/14 £28.291 per GM
  3. Rightsteps and Retail Trust join forces to tackle mental health
  4. The Gold Price Closed at $1,316.00 Down 50 cents
  5. F. Hinds celebrates double award and NAG success
  6. The Gold Price Added $4.60 to Close at $1,326.40
  7. The Gold Price Smashed Three Resistance Levels to Close Higher at $1,313.70
  8. It Appears Silver and Gold Prices Will Correct this Week
  9. Bulgari unveils the MVS High Jewellery Collection 
  10. Dorchester hit by second robbery in four weeks
  11. Gucci sends young musicians to Grammy Camp
  12. Silver price on 11/07/14 £401.884 per KG
  13. Ruthenium price on 11/07/14 £1.286 per GM
  14. Palladium price at 13-year high amid supply fears
  15. The Gold Price Lost $3.20 to Close at $1,271.70
  16. The Gold Price Rose $42.90 this Week Closing at $1,316.60
  17. The Gold Price Closed Higher Today, Up $1.00 to $1,260.80
  18. All Silver and Gold Price Indicators are Positive, Both Metals Look Ready to Sprint
  19. SMEs ignoring GBP52.6bn in mobile sales revenue
  20. London mobster hid in jewellery design job
  21. The Gold Price Inched Up Closing at $1,322.20
  22. The Gold Price is in an Unbroken Rally from 1 June Closing Up at $1,337
  23. Gold price on 11/07/14 (AM) £25.058 per GM
  24. The Gold Price Rose $2.80 to Close at $1,321.80
  25. Scottish Fashion Awards unveil jewellery nominees
  26. The Gold Price Shot Up Over 1 Percent Closing at $1,273.60
  27. Silver and Gold Prices Closed Higher this Week with the Gold Price Closing at $1,273.70
  28. The Gold Price Rose $6.30 Closing at $1,259.80
  29. The Gold Price Rose Today Closing at $1,317.60
  30. Dansk Smykkekunst receives Danish Export Award
  31. IJL unveils five Editor's Choice winners for 2014
  32. So Jewellery launches ‘Silk Diamonds’ collection at IJL
  33. The Gold Price Closed Higher at $1,320.90
  34. RJC monitors success in first Impacts Report
  35. Iridium price on 11/07/14 £11.687 per GM
  36. So Jewellery lowers prices on gifting collections
  37. Deakin & Francis launch a new collection in celebration of their 228 year heritage
  38. Would Not Surprise Me if Gold and Silver Prices Corrected Next Week
  39. The Gold Price Rose $1.40 this Week Closing at $1,320.40
  40. The Gold Price Closed $7.80 Higher at $1,323.80
  41. Rhodium price on 11/07/14 £21.782 per GM
  42. Dansk Smykkekunst bags royal Danish export award
  43. High Street losing battle with online shopping
  44. The Gold Price Lost $6.10 Today Closing at $1,316.10
  45. Industry optimistic at Houlden summer getaway
  46. Silver and Gold Prices Both Rose Today with the Gold Price Closing at $1,330.70
  47. IJL Editor’s Choice five winners announced
  48. Gold price on 11/07/14 (PM) £25.075 per GM
  49. The Gold Price Rose $1.40 Closing at $1,253.50
  50. Travel retail sales grow 12% as airports expand
  51. The Gold Price Climbed Above it's 300 Day Moving Average Closing at $1,338.70
  52. Today the Gold Price Rose $1.20 to $1,274.90
  53. Palladium price on 11/07/14 £16.286 per GM
  54. GIA team uncovers gemstone treasures in Brazil
  55. Kalevala Jewelry launches in the UK
  56. Southwark wins third annual Touchstone Award 2014
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About the BJA

The British Jewellers’ Association is the national trade association which promotes and protects the growth and prosperity of UK jewellery and silverware suppliers. With over 1000 member companies, BJA represents manufacturers, bullion suppliers, casting houses, diamond and gem dealers, designer jewellers, silversmiths, craftsmen and women, equipment suppliers, wholesalers, galleries, internet retailers and traders.

Formed in 1887, the BJA has given strong leadership for the industry for over 125 years.

Our mission is to “promote and protect the growth the UK jewellery & silverware industry.”

We are committed to:

  • Helping members to improve their prosperity
  • Protecting the UK jewellery and silverware industries
  • Increasing the UK market share for BJA members
  • Increasing the share of export markets for BJA members

The BJA provides its members with a wide range of business services specially geared towards the jewellery and silverware industry which are specifically designed to save members time and money. The BJA also works hand in hand with major organizations, European and Domestic legislature, and key influencers to make sure that the views ofmembers are heard.

The BJA is part of the British Allied Trades Federation – a group of six trade associations in the consumer goods field, based in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter. It has its own permanent Secretariat, which is based in Birmingham. Managed by a Chief Executive Simon Rainer, he is responsible to the BJA National Committee under the leadership of an elected Chairman. Members are kept closely informed of all decisions taken by the committee and are encouraged to participate in the running of their association.

There are 3 classifications of BJA membership:

  • Full member – annual subscriptions are based on number of employees. Only full members can vote at the BJA AGM
  • Designer/Craftsperson – discounted rates available
  • International Associate (on application)

With all 3 classifications, members are asked to sign and abide by the BJA Code of Ethics:

  1. To maintain the highest level of personal integrity, honesty and business ethics.
  2. To comply with all Government laws and regulations relating to the jewellery, watch and related industries.
  3. To support and abide by the Articles of Association and objectives of the British Jewellers’ Association and this Codeof Ethics.
  4. To provide a standard of product and service of the highest possible quality commensurate with price.
  5. To establish clearly the guarantee or service policy regarding all merchandise and to fulfill that policy.
  6. To provide knowledgeable and competent expertise and clearly indicate the true quality of products offered for sale.
  7. To adhere to sound business practices and thus ensure continuing service to customers and suppliers alike.
  8. To refrain from all forms of design copyright and trademark infringement.
  9. To refrain from trading in conflict diamonds.

Further details on how to join the BJA can be found here