Latest:
  1. The Gold Price Closed at $1,316.00 Down 50 cents
  2. It Appears Silver and Gold Prices Will Correct this Week
  3. New faces join Rock Vault SS15 designer line-up
  4. IBB London revolutionises wholesale jewellery ordering
  5. The Gold Price Closed Down Near the Uptrend Line at $1,306.10
  6. Managing director of Chisholm Hunter carries the Queen’s Baton
  7. Leading UK casting houses embrace Fairtrade gold
  8. Cast your vote for the most inspiring jewellery independents
  9. Would Not Surprise Me if Gold and Silver Prices Corrected Next Week
  10. We Will See a Short Spike Downward in Silver and Gold Prices
  11. Farah Qureshi challenges international PR campaign
  12. Gold Price Could Drop to $1,290 and Stop, or Spike to $1,280 and Scare Every Gold Bug to Death
  13. Rising jewellery designers and metalwork stars shine at The Goldsmiths’ Centre
  14. The Gold Price Lost $6.10 Today Closing at $1,316.10
  15. IBB overhauls wholesale ordering with new website
  16. Tivon launches 2014 edition of design competition
  17. Rudell the Jewellers launch new website
  18. Platinum price on 30/07/14 £28.138 per GM
  19. The Gold Price is in an Unbroken Rally from 1 June Closing Up at $1,337
  20. Iridium price on 30/07/14 £11.831 per GM
  21. Both Silver and Gold Prices Closed Right on Their Uptrend Lines, Gold Closed at $1,304.50
  22. The Gold Price Climbed Above it's 300 Day Moving Average Closing at $1,338.70
  23. Drakes employee wins diamond design competition
  24. Silver and Gold Prices are Coming Off Overbought Conditions, So it is Logical for them to Fall Further
  25. The Gold Price Broke it's Support and Avalanched 1.07 Percent to Close Comex at $1,290.60
  26. Silver price on 30/07/14 £389.956 per KG
  27. The Gold Price Dropped $5.00 Closing at $1,298.30
  28. The Gold Price Remained Unchanged at $1,303.30
  29. The Gold Price Shot Skyward, Up $17.10 to Close at $1,316.70
  30. The Gold Price Inched Up Closing at $1,322.20
  31. The Gold Price Rose $1.40 this Week Closing at $1,320.40
  32. LVMH jewellery and watch revenue grows 3% in H1
  33. Astrid and Miyu launch a pop-up at Topshop Oxford Circus
  34. The Gold Price Closed Down $9.40 at $1,296.90
  35. Silver and Gold Prices Blew Hot and Cold
  36. Powder Hill unveils Enchanted Forest collection   
  37. Rhodium price on 30/07/14 £24.226 per GM
  38. Palladium price on 30/07/14 £16.693 per GM
  39. The Gold Price Closed $7.80 Higher at $1,323.80
  40. Retail sales rebound 46% in positive July report
  41. Gold price on 30/07/14 (AM) £24.634 per GM
  42. Rosie Sanders presents the final part of her Renaissance Rebel collection
  43. De Beers updates allocation model for rough stones
  44. De Beers Group operating profit climbs 34%
  45. The Gold Price Rose $4.50 to Close at $1,313.70
  46. The Gold Price Rose $2.80 to Close at $1,321.80
  47. Pure Grown's 3ct synthetic diamond breaks records
  48. The Gold Price Added $4.60 to Close at $1,326.40
  49. Weston Beamor wins Fairtrade silver capabilities
  50. Ruthenium price on 30/07/14 £1.294 per GM
  51. Silver and Gold Prices Both Rose Today with the Gold Price Closing at $1,330.70
  52. Gemfields ups transparency on stone reports
  53. Silver and Gold Prices May Spend a Couple of Weeks Correcting, Get Ready for Sale Prices
  54. Pandora prompts roll call of shops at Frenchgate
  55. Goldsmiths' Fair reveals breakfast talks line-up
  56. Gold price on 30/07/14 (PM) £24.619 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