Latest:
  1. BJA and NAG hosting consultation period for merger
  2. Rhodium price on 01/09/14 £25.705 per GM
  3. The Gold Price Sits on the Buying Opportunity of 2014
  4. IJL charity auction raises over £3k for Breast Cancer Care
  5. September is Nearly Always a Supremely Strong Month for Silver and Gold Prices
  6. Silver and Gold Prices have Turned Up Either After One More Little Low or Immediately
  7. The Gold Price Dropped $19.70 to $1,273.70 Good Day for Buyers
  8. Hot Diamonds independent sales up 118%
  9. Tiffany European store sales dip 5% in H1 results
  10. The Gold Price Lost $5.60 Today Closing at $1,287.70
  11. The Gold Price Added $4.10 to Close at $1,310.80 Today
  12. The Gold Price Lost $4.40 this Week Closing at $1,304.50
  13. Iridium price on 01/09/14 £12.217 per GM
  14. The Gold Price Gave Up $6.80 on the Comex Closing at $1.297.70
  15. Gold price on 01/09/14 (AM) £24.9 per GM
  16. Platinum price on 01/09/14 £27.527 per GM
  17. Links of London brings everyday luxe to IJL
  18. Charity auction at IJL raises more than GBP3,200
  19. Gold price on 01/09/14 (PM) £24.879 per GM
  20. The Gold Price Lost 40 Cents Closing at $1,308.50
  21. Pandora lines up new CEO
  22. The Gold Price Dropped $2.60 Closing at $1,295.10
  23. All is in Place for a September Gold Price Rally
  24. Palladium price on 01/09/14 £17.623 per GM
  25. The Gold Price Sprang $22.70 Clearing Two Resistance Levels to Close at $1,306.70
  26. Brands and buyers praise new venue at upbeat IJL show
  27. IJL opens its doors at a new venue
  28. Ruthenium price on 01/09/14 £1.278 per GM
  29. Industry backs Fairtrade Foundation bridal push
  30. Endless announces partnership with Jennifer Lopez
  31. Signet UK Q2 store sales "best in seven years"
  32. Waiting list now in operation for PJ Hot 100
  33. BJA and NAG confirm unification with Together We’re Stronger message
  34. The Gold Price Remained Unchanged at $1,303.30
  35. NAG unveils new Ensure Insurance Replacement Scheme at IJL
  36. Retail optimism soars to highest level since 2002
  37. IMAGE GALLERY: Esoteric Luxury debuts new Mayan-inspired Yucatan collection at IJL
  38. The Gold Price Climbed $1.10 to Close at $1,313.90
  39. The Gold Price Dropped $5.00 Closing at $1,298.30
  40. Pandora announces new chief executive
  41. The Gold Price Closed Above it's 200 Day Moving Average at $1,288.70
  42. The Gold Price Leapt Up $12.30 to $1,293.60
  43. The Gold Price Reached $1,291.90 Today, Falling Back to Close Comex at $1,283.80
  44. The Gold Price Climbed $4.00 to $1,312.80
  45. Shetland Jewellery crafts locket to feed the world
  46. The Gold Price Closed Down $3.40 at $1,294.90
  47. Silver price on 01/09/14 £375.199 per KG
  48. Today at IJL
  49. The Gold Price Lost $13.60 Closing at $1,281.30
  50. B&N unveils new Holts Academy student ring set
  51. Gem-A launches CSR course for jewellery industry
  52. The Gold Price Could Drop to $1,260 Without Violating it's Reigning Uptrend
  53. Silver and Gold Prices Seem Determined to Hold on Here
  54. Silver and Gold Might Give Us a Chance to Buy at Lower Levels
  55. Failed deliveries cost retailers GBP771m in 2014
  56. Gold Price has Traded Out into the Nose of an Even Sided Triangle Since July
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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