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  1. Clogau launches new charm and locket collections
  2. Today the Gold Price Lost $13.60 to End at the Equivocal $1,181.70
  3. Gold price on 30/01/15 (PM) £26.947 per GM
  4. The Gold Price Lost $5.80 Closing at $1,285.90
  5. Endless reveals Jennifer Lopez campaign imagery and new designs
  6. Shaun Leane makes move to Selfridges Wonder Room
  7. Rhodium price on 30/01/15 £25.287 per GM
  8. Retail staff unhappiest in the UK
  9. Applications open for Touchstone Awards 2015
  10. Buy the Breakout in Gold and Silver
  11. Earrings of the Catwalk winners revealed at J&WB
  12. Palladium price on 30/01/15 £16.556 per GM
  13. GIA to launch Report Check enhancements
  14. Today's Little Slides in Silver and Gold Prices Don't Mean Much
  15. Assay Office Birmingham launches new website
  16. William & Son hit by eight thugs in shock robbery
  17. Continental kicks off J&WB with core range updates
  18. Gold and Silver Prices Keep on Bouncing Right Back
  19. Ruthenium price on 30/01/15 £1.198 per GM
  20. Silver Price Broke its Downtrend Line Rising 3.57%
  21. The Gold Price Ended the Year at $1,183.90 Down 1.5 Percent for the Year
  22. Silver and Gold Prices May Have Turned Around Pivoted on the 1st December Lows, the Gold Price Rose $18.50 to $1,200.20
  23. The Gold Price Jumped $16.70 or 1.4 Percent to Close at $1,232.70
  24. JGF Europe adopts product sectorisation
  25. Gold Price has Broken Out to the Upside Against the Pound, Euro and Yen
  26. Gold Price Gained $15.40 or 1.28% to $1,219.30
  27. Rotary launches spring collection
  28. Q&A: Julie Driscoll sets the agenda for J&WB 2015
  29. Retailers optimistic as 39% cite 2015 sales growth
  30. PJ editor preps for BJA meet-and-greet at J&WB
  31. JWB opens its doors
  32. Endless plans to double UK doors in 2015
  33. The Gold Price Lost $4.10 Closing at $1,173.80
  34. Hand engraver scores Lifetime Achievement Award
  35. The Gold Price Rose $2.10 to Close $1,186.00 on the Comex
  36. Applications open for Touchstone Awards 2015
  37. CMJ Media takes on bright and bold brand Látelita
  38. Gold price on 30/01/15 (AM) £26.924 per GM
  39. Retail Jeweller launches app
  40. BJA to toast mentoring scheme with J&WB gathering
  41. Theo Fennell to sponsor award
  42. Gold Price Has Now Closed Two Weeks Above the Downtrend Line from the October 2012 Top
  43. NAG and BJA reveal name of unified body
  44. The Gold Price Gained $61 or 4.95 Percent Since Last Monday, Closing Today at $1,293.70
  45. Retail Trust announces launch of Retail Winners
  46. Endless unveils bold Jennifer Lopez campaign shots
  47. Today the Gold Price Jumped Up $23.90 or 1.9 Percent to $1,278.50
  48. New training courses database unveiled by NAG
  49. Engraver honoured with lifetime achievement award
  50. The Gold Price Rose $17.30 or 1.35 Percent Closing at $1,294.20
  51. VicenzaOro sees rise in visitor numbers
  52. The Gold Price Lost $31.30 or 2.4 Percent to Close at $1,254.60
  53. Platinum price on 30/01/15 £26.084 per GM
  54. Retail Jeweller to make online changes
  55. Comex Gold Price Closed $13.30 Lower at $1,279.40
  56. The Gold Price Rose $12.30 Closing at $1,291.70
  57. Iridium price on 30/01/15 £12.217 per GM
  58. Hot 100 2014: Graham Dicks, GVUK Design Limited
  59. Gold Price is Punching at the Overhead Downtrend Line from the October 2012 High
  60. The Gold Price Closed at 1,276.90
  61. Gemporia releases ring sizer app
  62. Exhibitors and visitors praise changes at busy VicenzaOro show
  63. The Gold Price Rose $30 or 0.63 Percent this Week Closing Up at $1,216
  64. Silver price on 30/01/15 £359.252 per KG
  65. The Gold Price Closed Up $30.30 or 2.45 Percent at $1,264.70
  66. The Gold Price Rose 10 cents Today Closing at $1,234.40
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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