Latest:
  1. Beaverbrooks achieves RJC recertification
  2. Rebecca Jewellery launches in House of Fraser
  3. Gold Price Bottom - Key Reversal Day
  4. The Price of Gold Rose $1.40 Ending the Week at $1,172.90
  5. The Gold Price Dropped $7.50 or 0.63 Percent Closing at $1,176.20
  6. Watchfinder set to open Leeds store
  7. Julia Peyton-Jones Goldsmiths’ Fair curation revealed
  8. Silver and Gold Prices have Persistently Trended Up Since June
  9. Price of Gold Today Lost Another $6.00 Closing Comex at $1,163.00
  10. Gold Price Tumbled $6.10 or 0.53 Percent Closing at $1,147.20
  11. Industry responds to NAJ chief executive appointment
  12. EXCLUSIVE: Susan Caplan launches at Harvey Nichols Birmingham
  13. Thomas Sabo continues UK store expansion
  14. The Rough Cut - Houlden Group
  15. Ian Dunford to launch new jewellery catalogue this week
  16. Gold Price Lost Another $3.40 Today Closing at $1,143.80
  17. Johnsons Jewellers to stock Arctic Circle
  18. Palladium price on 24/07/15 £12.794 per GM
  19. Gold price on 27/07/15 (PM) £22.716 per GM
  20. Gold Price Regained $9.10 or 1.14 Percent Closing at $1,163.30
  21. Domino expands Scintillating Diamonds collection for IJL
  22. Swarovski unveils AW15 advertising campaign
  23. EXCLUSIVE: Clogau appointed as distributors for Endless Jewelry in the UK and Ireland
  24. Rhodium price on 27/07/15 £17.635 per GM
  25. Argos launches Exclusively Yours
  26. Harry Winston to release Art Deco collection
  27. Gold price on 27/07/15 (AM) £22.775 per GM
  28. The Gold Price Dropped 2.2 Percent this Week Ending at $1,131.80
  29. Gold Price Today Lost $7.00 Closing at $1,171.50
  30. Bulova releases anniversary chronograph
  31. Gold Price Lost $2.50 and Closed Comex at $1,169.00
  32. The Price of Gold Closed Down $12 Today Ending at $1,091.40
  33. The Gold Price Closed Down at $1,172.60
  34. Deloitte research reveals growing interest in consumer personalisation
  35. Gold Price Fell $2.50 or 0.22 Percent to $1,155.20
  36. Platinum price on 24/07/15 £20.333 per GM
  37. Gold Price Fell $4.30 or 0.37 Percent Closing at $1,159.00
  38. London Jewellery Meet-Up: Next event confirmed
  39. Judith Lockwood completes 300 mile charity cycle
  40. Silver and Gold Prices Dropped Again Today with the Gold Price Closing at $1,153.30
  41. Silver price on 27/07/15 £302.056 per KG
  42. Kalevala announces new head of design
  43. The Gold Price Rose $5.60 Ending at $1,178.50
  44. Gold Price Plummeted $25.10 or 2.2 Percent Closing at $1,106.70
  45. Gold Price Closed Up $10.90 at $1,096.50
  46. Interesting times for watch retailers
  47. Price of Gold Jumped $9.90 or 0.85 Percent to $1,172.90
  48. Retail to become more personalised and socially-influenced
  49. Inspiring independents: prepare to be inspired
  50. Price of Gold Today Ended Comex Down $1.30 or 0.11 Percent at $1,157.70
  51. Price of Gold Plunged $20.50 or 1.7 Percent to Close Comex at $1,152.40
  52. Gucci unviels Gucci Sync
  53. The Price of Gold Shaved Off $1.10 Today Closing at $1,171.50
  54. Gold Price Rose $2.60 Closing on the Comex at $1,094.00
  55. De Beers EBITDA dips in first half
  56. Ruthenium price on 27/07/15 £0.868 per GM
  57. Iridium price on 27/07/15 £10.369 per GM
  58. Gold Price Closed $3.30 Lower at $1,103.40
  59. Astrid & Miyu receives investment
  60. AnchorCert welcomes new ISO Standard
  61. IJL unveils packed seminar programme
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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