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  1. Silver price on 27/03/15 £368.254 per KG
  2. Endless given US seal of approval in trade title
  3. Goodman Morris announces school design winner
  4. International jewellery body leaders meet in UK
  5. Gold Prices Closed Higher for the Week Ending at $1,212.60
  6. The Gold Price Lost $6.30 Today and Closed at $1,160.10
  7. Winners of Baselworld Design Competition announced
  8. Hamilton & Inches raider jailed for eight years
  9. Prominent designers cause stir in Bonhams sale
  10. The Gold Price Rose $3.10 then Up $20.40 in Aftermarket
  11. Signet sees highest fourth-quarter UK sales growth in 13 years
  12. The Gold Price Touched it's 50 Day Moving Average Closing Up $7.80 at $1,204.80
  13. Bering adds men’s rings to Arctic Symphony collection
  14. Endless named as Hot Brand for US re-order potential
  15. IWC launches Ingenieur Automatic Edition AMG GT
  16. Gold price on 27/03/15 (AM) £25.892 per GM
  17. Baselworld 2015: New watch and jewellery collections
  18. The Gold Price Rose 0.72 Percent or $8.60 to $1,209.60, Throwing a Leg Over that $1,205 Resistance
  19. Silver and Gold Prices Managed Only to Slow Their Rate of Fall this Week
  20. The Gold Price Lost $5.00 Closing at $1,148.30
  21. The Gold Price Closed Up $17.70 or 1.5 Percent at $1,169.10
  22. Iridium price on 27/03/15 £12.555 per GM
  23. ChloBo to launch SS15 collection
  24. The Gold Price Closed $3.70 Lower at $1,204.00
  25. Trollbeads launches People’s Bead competition for 2015
  26. Gold Prices Fell with the Gold Price Ending at $1,200.60
  27. Time to Buy Silver and Gold
  28. Graff opens store in Riyadh
  29. IN PICS: Baselworld 2015
  30. My Flash Trash launches new charm bangle exclusively with Fenwick
  31. Citizen previews AW15 collections at Baselworld
  32. Baselworld opens its doors
  33. Gold Prices Traded in the Same Range as Yesterday Closing Down $4.70 at $1,195.90
  34. The Gold Price Rose $3.70 Today Closing at $1,191.70
  35. Baselworld 2015 reveals mixed attendance figures
  36. Jeweller chains growing in number on high streets
  37. RJC hosts conflict minerals talk at Baselworld 2015
  38. Bremont launches new watches at Baselworld 2015
  39. The Gold Price Dropped $2.70 or 0.22 Percent Today Ending the Week at $1,204.40
  40. The Gold Price Wiped Out it's 2015 Gains This Week Dropping $48.50 or 4 Percent to Close at $1,164.10
  41. G-Shock launches new timepieces at Baselworld 2015
  42. BJA launches IJL Diamond Design competition
  43. Consumer interest in Fairtrade gold grows
  44. The Gold Price Ended the Day $4.90 Lower at $1,207.70
  45. Gold price on 27/03/15 (PM) £25.788 per GM
  46. Ruthenium price on 27/03/15 £1.165 per GM
  47. Amber specialist makes it 30 years in business
  48. Ernest Jones delivers fastest growth in 13 years
  49. Houlden Group launches bespoke bridal collection
  50. Platinum price on 27/03/15 £24.563 per GM
  51. Gucci Timepieces to collaborate with Will.i.am on wearable tech
  52. The Gold Price Rose $4.10 or 0.34 Percent Today to $1,201
  53. BJA launches Diamond Design competition in conjunction with IJL
  54. Dates announced for 2016 Baselworld exhibition
  55. Blue Nile looks to Long Island for first store opening
  56. The Gold Price Rose $2.30 or 0.2 Percent to $1,166.40
  57. Swarovski unveils Alia Day Double Tour watch at Baselworld
  58. Gold Prices Closed on the Comex at $1,152.10 Up $1.40 or 0.12 Percent
  59. The Gold Price Added $5.60 Closing Up at $1,197.00
  60. Just 50% of SMEs online as skills shortage worsens
  61. Rhodium price on 27/03/15 £25.222 per GM
  62. The Gold Price Gained 70 cents Closing at $1,153.30
  63. Jewellers Association of Australia meets with NAG
  64. Diamond jewellery demand hits £54bn high
  65. Jeweller fined £70k for hallmarking offences
  66. BJA to host CSR seminar
  67. The Gold Price Lost $9.40 or 0.8 Percent to Close at $1,150.70
  68. The Gold Price Closed Down $3.40 to $1,196.90
  69. Importance of hallmarking stressed by Assay Office
  70. The Gold Price Closed Comex $3.20 Higher at $1,188.00
  71. Connoisseurs UK poised for new UK website launch as stockist numbers grow
  72. Palladium price on 27/03/15 £16.145 per GM
  73. Police blunder forces jeweller out of business
  74. The Gold Price Declined $4.10 on the Comex to $1,200.30
  75. 2015 Budget offers positive promises for retailers
  76. Pay4Later releases new POS software
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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