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  1. Sotheby's AU to auction rare 1.03ct pink diamond
  2. Chimento presents new website
  3. Amore announces affiliate brand partnership system
  4. London Rocks targeted by fraudulent card thief
  5. Gold Price Chart from Mid-March Till Now Shows a Nice Steep Uptrend
  6. Pandora launches US ecommerce site
  7. New Hatton Garden burglary scene images released
  8. Orla Kiely debuts watch collection
  9. The Gold Price Lost $9.50 to Close at 1,193.60
  10. EDF confirms expert speakers for Oxford congress
  11. Silver price on 24/04/15 £335.396 per KG
  12. Silver and Gold Prices Lost Momentum With the Gold Price Closing Losing $1.70 at $1,183.10
  13. The Gold Price Added $5.60 Closing Up at $1,197.00
  14. Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office stages successful Make Your Mark careers event
  15. Hockley Mint secures RJC Certification
  16. Retail Trust announces scholarships for Oxford Summer Schools
  17. The Gold Price Gained $8.70 or 0.73 Percent Today Closing at $1,201.50
  18. The Gold Price Rose $11 Closing Above $1,200 at $1,204.60
  19. Nude Jewellery announces competition semi-finalists
  20. Jacobs the Jewellers launches designer competition
  21. Gold Price Rose $9.40 Today Closing at $1,202.90
  22. Ruthenium price on 24/04/15 £1.061 per GM
  23. Coloured gemstone prices soar in Bonhams sale
  24. Gold price on 24/04/15 (AM) £25.336 per GM
  25. Further robbery reported at Liverpool pawnbroker
  26. The Gold Price Slipped $16 or 1.3 Percent to Close at $1,186.90
  27. The Gold Price Gained $15.00 this Week Closing at $1,199.80
  28. The Gold Price Lost $7.20 or 0.60 Percent Closing at $1,200.90
  29. Platinum price on 24/04/15 £23.922 per GM
  30. Gold Price Lost $5.30 to Close Portentously Below $1,200 at $1,199.30
  31. Bransom publishes business workshop schedule
  32. Non-food retailers hire more staff
  33. EXCLUSIVE: Endless Jewelry launches Endless World magazine
  34. Gold price on 24/04/15 (PM) £25.151 per GM
  35. Galio to run jewellery design competition
  36. The Gold Price Rose $3.70 Today Closing at $1,191.70
  37. Men jailed for conspiracy to defraud UK jeweller
  38. The Gold Price Closed Comex $3.20 Higher at $1,188.00
  39. The Gold Price Lost $8.00 Closing at $1,210.60
  40. Gold Price Lost $3.50 or 0.3 Percent Closing at $1,198.00
  41. IMAGE: How Hatton Garden raiders entered building
  42. Bransom plots summer of workshops for retailers
  43. Palladium price on 24/04/15 £16.415 per GM
  44. Rhodium price on 24/04/15 £24.386 per GM
  45. Sotheby’s sells 100.2 carat Emerald cut diamond for $22.1m
  46. Diamond ring snatched from Liverpool store
  47. Alex Monroe promotes Emma Burgin to COO
  48. Jacobs the Jewellers opens young designer contest
  49. UK Jewellery Awards tickets selling fast
  50. Google mobile shake-up to impact e-tail businesses
  51. Clogau develops Milestones charm bead line
  52. Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels auction hits £43m
  53. Gold Price Turned Around Clearing Resistance Levels
  54. Police set £20k reward for Hatton Garden insights
  55. iKuria appoints UK sales agent
  56. Gold Price Rose $4.90 or 0.04 Percent Today Closing at $1,202.90
  57. March footfall figures best for a year
  58. The Gold Price Lost $15.00 Today Ending on the Comex at $1,184.80
  59. Time to Buy Silver and Gold
  60. Retail presence grows across non-food in Q1 2015
  61. Gold Price Tumbled $6.50 or 0.54% Closing at $1,192.80
  62. The Gold Price Closed $19.20 Lower on Comex at $1,175.20
  63. RJC announces certification of Hockley Mint
  64. H&T Pawnbrokers raises money for local charities
  65. BJA partners with Fairtrade Gold for ‘I Do’ design competition
  66. Jana Reinhardt wins funding to grow business
  67. Georg Jensen joins The Royal Exchange
  68. The Gold Price Rose $7.50 Closing Above its 50 Day Moving Average at $1,194.40
  69. IN PICS: AW15 Press Days
  70. Petra Diamonds plots £95m Cullinan mine overhaul
  71. The Gold Price Closed Up $17.70 or 1.5 Percent at $1,169.10
  72. Amore adds affiliate brand partnership for range
  73. Gold Price Lost $9.40 or 0.78 Percent Closing at $1,193.50
  74. Theo Fennell now exhibiting CSM student winners work
  75. The Gold Price Touched it's 50 Day Moving Average Closing Up $7.80 at $1,204.80
  76. Iridium price on 24/04/15 £12.346 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 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