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  1. Police appeal for information on £30k jewellery and watch theft
  2. Holts London donates diamond for cystic fibrosis charity
  3. Clogau chairman takes on City Three Peaks challenge
  4. Iridium price on 22/05/15 £12.073 per GM
  5. Trollbeads unveils new designs
  6. Gold Price Lost $9.40 or 0.78 Percent Closing at $1,193.50
  7. De Beers seeks expressions of interest for Kimberley Mines
  8. EC One Open Call seeks entries
  9. Silver price on 22/05/15 £353.336 per KG
  10. The Gold Price Closed $19.20 Lower on Comex at $1,175.20
  11. Eight charged over Hatton Garden heist
  12. Gold Price Closed Down $2.90 or 0.24 Percent to $1190.30
  13. IN PICTURES: Pandora launches Rose Collection
  14. Price of Gold Closed up $6.40 or 0.54 Percent to $1193.20
  15. Historic Scotland to sell I Love a Lassie Portcullis collection
  16. Gold Price Lost $3.50 or 0.3 Percent Closing at $1,198.00
  17. IN PICTURES: Visitors enjoy Assay Office Birmingham open day
  18. Gold Price Surged Another $10.70 or 0.9 Percent to Close Comex at $1,214
  19. Gold Price Added $2.30 (0.19%) to close at $1,227.80
  20. Gold price on 22/05/15 (AM) £24.851 per GM
  21. BREAKING NEWS: Met police arrest seven suspects in Hatton Garden raid case
  22. GVUK launches new website
  23. Eight men remanded in custody over Hatton Garden raid
  24. Little Gems exhibition to return to Sheffield
  25. New Connoisseurs UK website goes live
  26. Gold Price Rose $4.90 or 0.04 Percent Today Closing at $1,202.90
  27. Gold Price Lost $20.90 or 1.7 Percent Closing at $1,206.90
  28. The Gold Price Rose $7.50 Closing Above its 50 Day Moving Average at $1,194.40
  29. Jeremy France Jewellers Harriet France cuts hair for charity
  30. Gold Price Closed Down 70 cents or 0.1 Percent for the Week
  31. Palladium price on 22/05/15 £15.925 per GM
  32. The Gold Price Slipped $16 or 1.3 Percent to Close at $1,186.90
  33. Endless doubles manufacturing capacity to meet demand
  34. Gold Price Leapt $25.80 (2.16%) to close at $1,218.40 - Silver Price Doubled that, Up 4.22%
  35. Two further arrests made in Hatton Garden raid case
  36. New Technology Day event for designers
  37. Sheldon Bloomfield unveils new-look website
  38. Gold Price Rose $9.40 Today Closing at $1,202.90
  39. Price of Gold Closed up $12.30 or 1.05 Percent to $1186.80
  40. WB The Creative Jewellery Group gains RJC certification
  41. Rhodium price on 22/05/15 £22.473 per GM
  42. Platinum price on 22/05/15 £23.67 per GM
  43. NAG's EDF confirms more speakers
  44. Gold Price Rose $2.00 Closing at $1,208.90
  45. IN PICS: Links of London supports Chelsea in Bloom
  46. Gold Price Lost $27.40 Closing Down at $1,182.40
  47. Ruthenium price on 22/05/15 £1.037 per GM
  48. VIDEO: NAG hosts Members’ Day on unification
  49. The Gold Price Punched Through it's 20 and 50 Day Moving Averages Closing Up at $1,203.30
  50. VIDEO: QVC AW15 press day
  51. Gold Price Lost 10 cent on the Comex Closing at $1,204.00
  52. The Gold Price Fell $4.50 or 0.4 Percent to $1,204.40
  53. Gold Price Closed up 0.79% to $1,192.60 Silver Price Closed up 1.3% to $16.51
  54. The Gold Price Backed Off $3.80 or 0.3 Percent Closing at $1,209.80
  55. Gold Price Closed at $1,182.40 down 0.66 Percent or $7.6
  56. 11 Technical Reasons Silver and Gold Prices can Continue Rallying
  57. TH March comments on Hatton Garden raid case
  58. Houlden reveals further details of Summer Getaway
  59. Silver and Gold Prices Will Run Out of Gas Here, Tomorrow, or They Will Bust Through and Keep Rolling
  60. Gold price on 22/05/15 (PM) £24.958 per GM
  61. Bering launches special edition charity watch
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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 in 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.

Through BJA membership, individuals and businesses can acquire the representation, savings, recognition, knowledge and exposure required to help their businesses grow in the UK and abroad.

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