Latest:
  1. Buckley plots store opening as H1 sales climb 40%
  2. Silver and Gold Prices May Spend a Couple of Weeks Correcting, Get Ready for Sale Prices
  3. The Gold Price Added $4.60 to Close at $1,326.40
  4. New automated silver price fix mechanism announced
  5. MPs visit New Designers 2014
  6. The Gold Price is in an Unbroken Rally from 1 June Closing Up at $1,337
  7. The Gold Price Rose $42.90 this Week Closing at $1,316.60
  8. Both Silver and Gold Prices Closed Right on Their Uptrend Lines, Gold Closed at $1,304.50
  9. Platinum price on 24/07/14 £27.781 per GM
  10. The Gold Price Closed at $1,316.00 Down 50 cents
  11. Retailers prepare for Trollbeads Day on August 1
  12. The Gold Price Rose $4.50 to Close at $1,313.70
  13. Swatch invests GBP90.8m in new Harry Winston line
  14. The Gold Price Rose $2.80 to Close at $1,321.80
  15. Silver and Gold Prices Blew Hot and Cold
  16. Scottish retail sees high real term growth
  17. Iridium price on 24/07/14 £11.783 per GM
  18. Precedent setting Standard for Responsible Mining released
  19. The Gold Price Broke it's Support and Avalanched 1.07 Percent to Close Comex at $1,290.60
  20. The Gold Price Rose Today Closing at $1,317.60
  21. Silver price on 24/07/14 £393.846 per KG
  22. Would Not Surprise Me if Gold and Silver Prices Corrected Next Week
  23. So Jewellery adds Marry Me card to Occasions line
  24. Inhorgenta Munich presents jewellery and watches for children and young people
  25. The Gold Price Rose $1.40 this Week Closing at $1,320.40
  26. Gold Price Could Drop to $1,290 and Stop, or Spike to $1,280 and Scare Every Gold Bug to Death
  27. Silver and Gold Prices Both Rose Today with the Gold Price Closing at $1,330.70
  28. The Gold Price Closed Higher at $1,320.90
  29. In Pictures: CMJ Media reveal autumn/ winter 14 collections
  30. Casio G-Shock announces new series of Crazy Gold Watches
  31. Unbranded gold sales climb 27% at Stubbs & Co.
  32. The Gold Price Inched Up Closing at $1,322.20
  33. Retail sales rebound 46% in positive July report
  34. Goldsmiths' Fair reveals breakfast talks line-up
  35. It Appears Silver and Gold Prices Will Correct this Week
  36. The Gold Price Closed Down Near the Uptrend Line at $1,306.10
  37. The Gold Price Shot Skyward, Up $17.10 to Close at $1,316.70
  38. Silver and Gold Prices are Coming Off Overbought Conditions, So it is Logical for them to Fall Further
  39. 9ct gold rockets 40% in Q2 hallmarking figures
  40. Gem-A appoints Vivien Johnston as ethics manager
  41. Goldsmiths’ Fair announces new events
  42. Social media boost for Sponsor a Goldsmith project
  43. Gemfields ups transparency on stone reports
  44. Rebecca to take on leather charm bracelet market
  45. Ruthenium price on 24/07/14 £1.294 per GM
  46. Palladium price on 24/07/14 £16.435 per GM
  47. The Gold Price Climbed Above it's 300 Day Moving Average Closing at $1,338.70
  48. The Gold Price Closed $7.80 Higher at $1,323.80
  49. Rhodium price on 24/07/14 £23.55 per GM
  50. The Gold Price Lost $6.10 Today Closing at $1,316.10
  51. Gold price on 24/07/14 (AM) £24.556 per GM
  52. Kowalski to retire from Tiffany & Co. CEO role
  53. Gold price on 24/07/14 (PM) £24.478 per GM
  54. UK jewellery and watch industries worth GBP5bn
  55. Buckley Jewellery Limited reports growth and announces new store opening
  56. The Gold Price Closed Down $9.40 at $1,296.90
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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