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  1. Cartier brooches hit £500,000 at Bonhams auction
  2. The Gold Price Closed at $1,199.20
  3. Assay Office Birmingham presents Air Ambulance Service with Christmas donation
  4. Astrid & Miyu, Coco’s Liberty and Judit B among brands confirmed for Pure Rocks
  5. Gemporia and Michael Kors top UK Google searches
  6. Gold Price Ought to Shock its Nay-Sayers in the Next Two Weeks
  7. NOMOS Glashütte awarded Eames prize by Chicago Athenaeum
  8. Miranda Kerr stars in floral Swarovski SS15 advert
  9. The Gold Price Has Reached its 50 Day Moving Average Closing at $1,195.50
  10. The 1 December Gold Price Lows Were the Final Lows
  11. 2014 to be highest transactional year for shopping centre investment since 2005
  12. The CMJ plots marketing drives for 2015 expansion
  13. Web sales up 37% in highest November for 14 years
  14. Presman Mastermelt raises over £3000 for Silversmiths and Jewellers Charity
  15. Sheila Fleet expands Daisies for Emily range
  16. Palladium price on 24/12/14 £16.737 per GM
  17. Rhodium price on 24/12/14 £25.817 per GM
  18. The Gold Price Rose $6.80 Closing at $1,197.50
  19. Sif Jakobs recognised as fastest growing jewellery brand in Denmark
  20. Silver price on 24/12/14 £325.365 per KG
  21. Citizen confirms success of Bullring ad campaign
  22. The Gold Price Lost 50 cents Today to Close at $1,196.60
  23. Ching-I Chien wins Charles Green design competition
  24. G-Shock Premium adds new timepiece to the MR-G series
  25. Company of Master Jewellers sets sights on expansion in 2015
  26. Platinum price on 24/12/14 £24.806 per GM
  27. Inez and Vinoodh to direct Swarovski’s spring/summer 2015 campaign
  28. Wongs wins top prize in RJ Deck the Windows 14
  29. The Gold Price Lost $14.80 Closing at $1,207.20
  30. Silver and Gold Prices Closed Higher with the Gold Price Closing at $1,194.30
  31. Calvin Klein opens jewellery boutique in Edinburgh
  32. Pre-Christmas sales show biggest growth since 1988
  33. Gold Price UP $42 or 3.64% Silver Price UP $1.16 or 7.48%
  34. CSM+ architects fast track fit out Swarovski store
  35. Gold price on 24/12/14 (PM) £24.351 per GM
  36. More than £1.3bn predicted to be spent online over Christmas
  37. Sheffield city centre development gathers pace
  38. The Gold Price Dropped $16.20 to $1,179.70
  39. Mococo becomes official stockiest of Michael Kors jewellery
  40. Silver and Gold Prices Exploded Today: Gold Shot Up $36.80 or 3 Percent
  41. The Gold Price Closed Down $13.30 or 1.1 Percent at $1,193.90
  42. Calvin Klein Watches and Jewellery Co opens Edinburgh boutique
  43. Accessorize to use e-receipts for tailored deals
  44. Ruthenium price on 24/12/14 £1.206 per GM
  45. Ching-I Chien wins Charles Green design contest
  46. The Gold Price Rose $31.90 or 2.7 Percent this Week Closing at $1,222.00
  47. The Gold Price Closed Up $0.40 or 0.03 Percent at $1,194.70
  48. WB announces support for NSPCC
  49. Silver and Gold Prices Have Formed Little Three Day Rising Flat Topped Triangles, Which Argue for an Upside Breakout
  50. The Gold Price Rose $4.00 Closing at $1,197.10
  51. Gold price on 24/12/14 (PM) £24.351 per GM
  52. The Gold Price Lost 1.79 Percent to Close at $1,175.20
  53. The Gold Price Rose $4.60 to Close on the Comex at $1,194.70
  54. The Gold Price Fell $1.80 Ending at $1,177.90
  55. The Gold Price Closed at $1,225.10 on Comex Holding Above it's $1,225.00 Support
  56. The Gold Price Closed at $1,190.70
  57. Delivery innovations to fuel e-commerce in 2015
  58. The Gold Price Lost $4.10 Closing at $1,173.80
  59. Silver and Gold Prices Made Huge Gains this Week With Gold Ending at $1,190.10
  60. Iridium price on 24/12/14 £10.787 per GM
  61. Mococo takes on Michael Kors jewellery
  62. Time is running out to submit UK Jewellery Awards entries
  63. Look for the Gold Price to Break $1,218 Tomorrow
  64. Sif Jakobs named fastest growing Danish company
  65. Jon Richard secures 120 Debenhams concessions
  66. The Gold Price Remained Unchanged 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