Latest:
  1. IWC Schaffhausen joins Harrods campaign
  2. The Price of Gold Remained Unchanged at $1,201.50
  3. Pure London continues to push jewellery offer for SS16
  4. Gold price on 01/07/15 (AM) £24.061 per GM
  5. The Gold Price Added $5.40 Closing on the Comex at $1,173.20
  6. Assay Office Birmingham celebrates Heritage Lottery Funded project
  7. VIDEO: Endless Jewelry makes Asian debut
  8. Palladium price on 01/07/15 £14.365 per GM
  9. Silver price on 01/07/15 £319.289 per KG
  10. The Gold Price Leapt $6.50 to Close on the Comex at $1,185.30
  11. VIDEO: Bremont launches America’s Cup collection
  12. Movado prepares for UK marketing push
  13. Silver and Gold Prices have Persistently Trended Up Since June
  14. Gold price on 01/07/15 (PM) £24.026 per GM
  15. Tess Daly to be UK face of Pandora
  16. The Gold Price Gave Back $1.10 Closing at $1,188.30
  17. Platinum price on 01/07/15 £22.235 per GM
  18. Gecko hosts first successful Open House event
  19. IN PICS: ROX and Parmigiani Fleurier celebrate jazz festivals
  20. Price of Silver Rose 11.9 cents and the Price of Gold Rose $5.80
  21. Winner announced for pearl jewellery design prize
  22. The Price of Gold Rose $1.40 Ending the Week at $1,172.90
  23. Consumer confidence at highest level for more than 15 years
  24. The Gold Price Closed Down at $1,172.60
  25. IJL diamond edition editor’s choice winners announced
  26. The Gold Price Rose $5.60 Ending at $1,178.50
  27. Today the PRICE OF GOLD Gave Back $4.80 and Settled Comex at $1,180.50
  28. Ruthenium price on 01/07/15 £0.924 per GM
  29. The Price of Gold Tumbled $6.20 Toward the Bottom of its Range Closing at $1,179.90
  30. IWC Schaffhausen celebrates ADOR victory
  31. Strong Sign for Silver and Gold Prices Today
  32. JewelStreet culls 120 designers and brands in repositioning exercise
  33. Adorn Jewellers wins at Chesterfield Retail Awards
  34. The Price of Gold Lost $9.40 Today Closing at $1,184.70
  35. iKuria expands Age of Discovery collection
  36. The Price of Gold Rose $4.10 to Close at $1,177.30
  37. Next Week Ought to be Hot for the Gold Price
  38. The Price of Gold Gained $11.00 this week Closing at $1,178.80
  39. De Beers Diamond Jewellers recertified by RJC
  40. Accurist launches new website
  41. Longines becomes official title partner of Longines Masters
  42. The Price of Gold Dropped $1.30 Closing at $1,185.90
  43. Michael Rawlinson responds to Stuart Laing’s concerns regarding NAJ membership
  44. London Diamond Bourse offers Customs-approved warehouse facility for members
  45. The Gold Price Dropped $7.50 or 0.63 Percent Closing at $1,176.20
  46. The Gold Price Lost $9.80 on Comex to Close at $1,174.90
  47. Iridium price on 01/07/15 £11.333 per GM
  48. Andrew Bone joins RJC
  49. RJC certifies Swarovski’s Chamilia
  50. Rhodium price on 01/07/15 £17.008 per GM
  51. Gold Price Today Lost $7.00 Closing at $1,171.50
  52. EXCLUSIVE: New Designers 2015 jewellery award winners announced
  53. Today the Gold Price Rose $2.50 to $1,188.10
  54. The Price of Gold Closed Higher for the Month Ending at $1,189.40
  55. EC One calls for Unsigned Award applications
  56. The Price of Gold Gave Back $7.10 Ending the Week at $1,167.80
  57. Carat* opens new shop in Harrods
  58. Made in Britain launches #1000Makers initiative
  59. The Price of Gold Shaved Off $1.10 Today Closing at $1,171.50
  60. RJC re-certifies Maker Mends
  61. The Gold Price Rose $4.80 or 0.75% to $1,186.10
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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