1. Hoptroff London launches Hotblack collection
  2. Silver Price Broke its Downtrend Line Rising 3.57%
  3. EXCLUSIVE: Buyers Power List shortlist revealed
  4. Swatch Group set to increase prices
  5. Domino to release Starla collection at JWB
  6. Henryka utilises local talent for new advert
  7. New Designers gears up for 30th birthday in 2015
  8. Optimism abounds in Scottish Trade Fair report
  9. Gold Price Gained $15.40 or 1.28% to $1,219.30
  10. The Gold Price Closed Up $0.40 or 0.03 Percent at $1,194.70
  11. The Gold Price Rose $2.10 to Close $1,186.00 on the Comex
  12. Gold price on 23/01/15 (PM) £27.718 per GM
  13. Silver price on 23/01/15 £390.567 per KG
  14. Bering launches new chronograph collection
  15. Green + Benz reopens onsite workshop
  16. BRC says 50% of retailers to cut staff in Q1 2015
  17. Gold Price Has Now Closed Two Weeks Above the Downtrend Line from the October 2012 Top
  18. Iridium price on 23/01/15 £11.831 per GM
  19. Uno de 50, 5th Avenue & Endless join J&WB roster
  20. Ian Quartermaine doubles store footprint
  21. EXCLUSIVE: Kirsten Goss to move London store in wholesale push
  22. Record-breaking 121ct csarite to shine in Tucson
  23. EXCLUSIVE: Chalfen hangs up his loupe
  24. Gold and Silver Prices Keep on Bouncing Right Back
  25. The Gold Price Gained $61 or 4.95 Percent Since Last Monday, Closing Today at $1,293.70
  26. The Gold Price Rose $30 or 0.63 Percent this Week Closing Up at $1,216
  27. Silver and Gold Prices Closed Higher with the Gold Price Closing at $1,194.30
  28. Gold Price has Broken Out to the Upside Against the Pound, Euro and Yen
  29. The Gold Price Jumped $16.70 or 1.4 Percent to Close at $1,232.70
  30. The 1 December Gold Price Lows Were the Final Lows
  31. The Gold Price Rose $17.30 or 1.35 Percent Closing at $1,294.20
  32. J&WB to nurture talent with new bursary scheme
  33. The Gold Price Lost $4.10 Closing at $1,173.80
  34. Stephen Webster designs bracelet for GOSH
  35. The Gold Price Fell $1.80 Ending at $1,177.90
  36. Platinum Guild International appoints new CEO
  37. Value of shop theft now tops £600 million
  38. Raymond Weil celebrates 10 years with Brit Awards
  39. UK Jewellery Awards entry deadline today
  40. Birmingham Assay Office gains RJC Recertification
  41. Arctic Circle goes Fairtrade with Hockley Mint
  42. Buy the Breakout in Gold and Silver
  43. Today's Little Slides in Silver and Gold Prices Don't Mean Much
  44. The Gold Price Rose 10 cents Today Closing at $1,234.40
  45. Palladium price on 23/01/15 £16.44 per GM
  46. Non-food retailers support jobs growth in December
  47. The Gold Price Closed Up $30.30 or 2.45 Percent at $1,264.70
  48. Huw Daniel becomes PGI chief executive
  49. Watches of Switzerland wins store design award
  50. Silver and Gold Prices May Have Turned Around Pivoted on the 1st December Lows, the Gold Price Rose $18.50 to $1,200.20
  51. The Gold Price Dropped $16.20 to $1,179.70
  52. Stella Layton to lead Jewellery Quarter Trust
  53. The Gold Price Ended the Year at $1,183.90 Down 1.5 Percent for the Year
  54. Rhodium price on 23/01/15 £25.383 per GM
  55. EXCLUSIVE: Jewellery & Watch to welcome over 90 new brands
  56. The Gold Price Closed at 1,276.90
  57. Ruthenium price on 23/01/15 £1.206 per GM
  58. BRC Crime Survey reveals shop theft tops £600m
  59. Gold Price is Punching at the Overhead Downtrend Line from the October 2012 High
  60. EXCLUSIVE: My Flash Trash pushes into wholesale
  61. Employee theft "above average" in BRC report
  62. Gem-A launches new grading course with Gemewizard
  63. Astrid & Miyu annual sales rise 110% in 2014
  64. Today the Gold Price Lost $13.60 to End at the Equivocal $1,181.70
  65. Platinum price on 23/01/15 £27.307 per GM
  66. Gold price on 23/01/15 (AM) £27.762 per GM
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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