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:
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:
With all 3 classifications, members are asked to sign and abide by the BJA Code of Ethics:
Further details on how to join the BJA can be found here
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The British Jewellers' Association
10 Vyse Street
Birmingham, B18 6LT, UK
Telephone: 0121 237 1110
Fax: 0121 237 1113