Latest:
  1. Iridium price on 19/09/14 £12.008 per GM
  2. Gold Silver Ratio is not Confirming Lower Prices in Gold and Silver
  3. New support programme to launch for cultural and creative UK industries
  4. Gold Price Closed at $1233.60 Up $3.70
  5. F Hinds joins battle to overhaul business rates
  6. Global diamond demand reaches record GBP48bn high
  7. Consumers vote Swarovski best for statement jewels
  8. Links of London and Folli Follie to open Oxford Street stores
  9. The Gold Price Closed Down at $1,229.90
  10. Fairtrade seeks industry input to improve Standard
  11. ChloBo to launch new Starry Eyes AW14 collection
  12. Council to match funding by Hatton Garden BID team
  13. Silver and Gold Prices Seem Determined to Hold on Here
  14. Gold price on 19/09/14 (PM) £23.995 per GM
  15. European sales rise 6% in Richemont Group report
  16. The Gold Price Gave Up $6.80 on the Comex Closing at $1.297.70
  17. The Gold Price Closed Lower at $1,246.80
  18. Silver and Gold Prices Gained with the Gold Price Closing at $1,235.20
  19. Gem-A confirms sponsors for 2014 conference
  20. Silver and Gold Prices Have Both Reached Their Line in the Sand
  21. Camden Council agrees to match seed funding for Hatton Garden BID project
  22. The Gold Price Lost $3.30 to Close at $1,243.50
  23. The Gold Price Dropped $19.70 to $1,273.70 Good Day for Buyers
  24. Gold Price Bounced Smartly Up Off the Low
  25. The Gold Price Closed Unchanged at $1,285.80
  26. Gold Price Tumbled $10.40 to End Comex at $1,215.30, down 0.8%
  27. Gold price on 19/09/14 (AM) £23.965 per GM
  28. The Gold Price Gave Back a Lethargic $3.80 to Close at $1,265.10
  29. Petra scores 75% net profit boost in annual report
  30. Gold Price Made a V-Bottom Overnight at $1258
  31. Cookson Gold launches new multi-platform website
  32. Buckley Jewellery pushes for 400 UK doors in 2014
  33. All is in Place for a September Gold Price Rally
  34. Palladium price on 19/09/14 £16.173 per GM
  35. Ruthenium price on 19/09/14 £1.238 per GM
  36. TW Steel announces partnership with VR|46 brand
  37. Dazzle plots return to London's gallery@oxo
  38. Leading FF Group brands to open on Oxford Street
  39. Return to September schedule proves a hit for Bijorcha Paris tradeshow
  40. The Gold Price Reached $1,291.90 Today, Falling Back to Close Comex at $1,283.80
  41. The Gold Price Dropped $2.60 Closing at $1,295.10
  42. The Gold Price was Holding Steady Until the FOMC Report Closing Down at $1,234.40
  43. IWC presents two limited edition watches in association with Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton
  44. G-Shock Premium launch new watch in collaboration with the RAF
  45. Rhodium price on 19/09/14 £26.589 per GM
  46. September is Nearly Always a Supremely Strong Month for Silver and Gold Prices
  47. F Hinds joins over 100 companies in call to overhaul business rates
  48. The Gold Price Closed Above it's 200 Day Moving Average at $1,288.70
  49. The Gold Price Lost $13.10 Closing at 1252.70
  50. Platinum price on 19/09/14 £26.412 per GM
  51. T H March names Make Your Mark competition winner
  52. Aspen release new Aspen XII timepiece
  53. The Gold Price Sits on the Buying Opportunity of 2014
  54. Diamond industry encouraged to invest in marketing and technology in order to maintain growth
  55. Silver and Gold Prices Closed Lower with Gold Ending at $1,237.40
  56. Blancpain opens new flagship and first franchise boutique in the UK
  57. World Diamond Mark Foundation and GJEPC organise World Diamond Conference
  58. Gold Price has Traded Out into the Nose of an Even Sided Triangle Since July
  59. Tateossian set for men's flagship boutique opening
  60. Talbots unveils modernised brand identity
  61. Silver price on 19/09/14 £360.474 per KG
  62. Ila Technologies achieves certification for international standards
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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