Latest:
  1. Mococo reveals new website
  2. IJL and BJA welcome entries for KickStart 2015
  3. The Gold Price Lost $2.10 Closing at $1,229.10
  4. Platinum price on 27/11/14 £24.883 per GM
  5. The Gold Price Closed Down $16.30 Today Closing at $1,228.50
  6. The Gold Price Lost $2.00 to Close on the Comex at $1,167.40
  7. Customisable jewellery brand bijju launches online
  8. Silver and Gold Prices Have Found their Feet, the Gold Price Must Hold $1,145
  9. Gemfields unearths impressive 40ct Mozambique ruby
  10. Domino reports rise in European sales
  11. T&E Ferris secures GBP28m turnover in three years
  12. Gold price on 27/11/14 (AM) £24.401 per GM
  13. Watches2u diversifies with Jewellery2U web shop
  14. This was the Week that the Gold Price Bottomed, at Least for Now
  15. Pandora adds to Scottish presence with Silverburn
  16. The Gold Price Rose $4.00 Closing at $1,197.10
  17. Swarovski unveils Christmas collection in first UK broadcast advertisement
  18. Links of London opens new Oxford Street store
  19. The Gold Price Lost $10 Closing at $1,159.60
  20. The Gold Price Lost $4.90 Today Closing at $1,224.30
  21. Silver and Gold Prices Moved Sideways Today with the Gold Price Ending at $1,161.10
  22. Links of London opens Oxford Street boutique
  23. Gold Price Live iPhone App
  24. Swarovski drives UK awareness with new TV campaign
  25. The Gold Price Has Reached its 50 Day Moving Average Closing at $1,195.50
  26. Zeon appoints national sales manager
  27. Silver and Gold Prices Free Fell Today with the Gold Price Losing $22.00 Closing at $1,145.40
  28. IJL and BJA KickStart 2015 now open for entries
  29. Signet UK sees Q3 sales rise
  30. Gold Price Closed Up $23.90 or 2.1 Percent to $1,185.00, Silver Price Outshone Rising 69.3 cents or 4.64 Percent
  31. The Gold Price Closed Down $2 at $1,183
  32. The Gold Price Rose $6.80 Closing at $1,197.50
  33. Jewellery retailers ramp up Black Friday offers
  34. Swatch announces Chinese New Year special Goat watch
  35. Mococo refreshes website following 314% sales rise
  36. Chinese consumers generate 25% of UK e-tail sales
  37. Gold price on 27/11/14 (PM) £24.376 per GM
  38. Lucy Q extends Art Deco collection
  39. Citizen opens global flagship store in New York
  40. On the Comex the Gold Price Dove $27.00 to End at $1,171.10
  41. The Gold Price Lost 2.14 Percent to Close at $1,198.10
  42. The Gold Price Closed at $1,158.90 Down $3.90
  43. Rhodium price on 27/11/14 £24.772 per GM
  44. The Gold Price Closed Down $7.10 this Week Ending at $1,231.20
  45. Silver price on 27/11/14 £333.178 per KG
  46. The Gold Price Ranged from $1,222.20 to $1,235.50 Ending Up at $1,229.20
  47. The Gold Price Closed at $1,190.70
  48. Fope teams with Aurum for first UK boutique
  49. T&E Ferris listed second in Investec’s 100 fastest growing mid-market company ratings
  50. Swag Jewellers celebrates its 40th anniversary
  51. Silver and Gold Prices are Severely Oversold
  52. Palladium price on 27/11/14 £16.413 per GM
  53. Inhorgenta reveals new initiatives and changes to layout for February 2015 edition
  54. New online fine jewellery brand Biiju launches
  55. Ruthenium price on 27/11/14 £1.19 per GM
  56. The Gold Price Fell $1.80 to $1,169.30, Silver Rose to $16.18
  57. Omega opens new UK flagship
  58. Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall visit Birmingham School of Jewellery and meet Fei Liu
  59. Argos rolls out eReceipts software at 750 stores
  60. Signet reports ongoing UK sales growth, up 3.7%
  61. The Gold Price Closed Up 1.16 Percent at $1,196.70
  62. W.E. Clark client event raises a glass to diamonds
  63. Iridium price on 27/11/14 £10.24 per GM
  64. Pawnbrokers Association launches new UK wide trading standards scheme
  65. EXCLUSIVE: Endless Jewelry to unveil new designs at its debut Jewellery & Watch Birmingham appearance
  66. The Gold Price Lost 50 cents Today to Close at $1,196.60
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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