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  1. F Hinds returns to Bristol for 112th store opening
  2. The Gold Price Lost $4.90 Today Closing at $1,224.30
  3. The Gold Price Lost $2.00 to Close on the Comex at $1,167.40
  4. Silver and Gold Prices Free Fell Today with the Gold Price Losing $22.00 Closing at $1,145.40
  5. The Gold Price Lost $6.20 Today Ending at $1,244.80
  6. Raymond Weil presents special edition watch
  7. Silver and Gold Prices Moved Sideways Today with the Gold Price Ending at $1,161.10
  8. Silver price on 24/11/14 £333.692 per KG
  9. Silver and Gold Prices Have Found their Feet, the Gold Price Must Hold $1,145
  10. Boticca launches #GiftaStory campaign
  11. Silver and Gold Prices are Severely Oversold
  12. The Gold Price Rose Back to $1,244 Up $5.70 on the Comex
  13. The Gold Price Lost $2.10 Closing at $1,229.10
  14. Domino releases Christmas capsule collection
  15. The Gold Price Closed at $1,190.70
  16. The Gold Price Lost $10 Closing at $1,159.60
  17. 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
  18. Watchwarehouse launches new website
  19. The Gold Price Rose $7.00 Closing at $1,241.00
  20. Ruthenium price on 21/11/14 £1.198 per GM
  21. Gold price on 24/11/14 (AM) £24.58 per GM
  22. Timex launches ecommerce website
  23. Harriet Kelsall apprentice wins gold at World Skills UK competition final
  24. The Gold Price Ranged from $1,222.20 to $1,235.50 Ending Up at $1,229.20
  25. The Gold Price Fell $1.80 to $1,169.30, Silver Rose to $16.18
  26. Beatles artist creates artwork featuring Westerham jeweller for Small Business Saturday
  27. Dinny Hall launches new collection
  28. F Hinds returns to Bristol
  29. Refurbed jewellers grow sales 5.3% at Centre:MK
  30. GIA researchers explore old mine in Africa
  31. Gold price on 21/11/14 (PM) £24.707 per GM
  32. The Gold Price Closed Down $2 at $1,183
  33. The Gold Price Rose $6.80 Closing at $1,197.50
  34. Catherine Jones of Cambridge appoints brand ambassadors
  35. Online sales positive ahead of Christmas says IMRG
  36. Gemworld Munich lives up to expectations
  37. Endless reveals first Jennifer Lopez campaign image
  38. Domino presents capsule Christmas collection
  39. Price per carat rises 11% in Gemfields auction
  40. Arrests made following Argento Pandora stock theft
  41. Shore Projects enters Liberty for Christmas
  42. Rhodium price on 21/11/14 £24.12 per GM
  43. Artcurial lines up Deco jewels for year-end sale
  44. Endless reveals Jennifer Lopez campaign shoot
  45. Gemworld Munich 2014 draws 6,000 trade guests
  46. The Gold Price Closed at $1,158.90 Down $3.90
  47. Argos rolls out eReceipts software at 750 stores
  48. This was the Week that the Gold Price Bottomed, at Least for Now
  49. Rio Tinto marks Participation Agreement milestone
  50. 88 Rue du Rhone produces limited edition Mad Men watch
  51. Lucy Q extends Art Deco collection
  52. Platinum price on 21/11/14 £25.245 per GM
  53. Palladium price on 21/11/14 £16.296 per GM
  54. Iridium price on 21/11/14 £9.968 per GM
  55. "Significant" growth in designers going Fairtrade
  56. The Gold Price Closed Down $16.30 Today Closing at $1,228.50
  57. Monica Vinader forecasts GBP14m turnover for 2014
  58. The Gold Price Closed Down $7.10 this Week Ending at $1,231.20
  59. On the Comex the Gold Price Dove $27.00 to End at $1,171.10
  60. The Gold Price Closed Up 1.16 Percent at $1,196.70
  61. IN PICTURES: Good Results SS15 press day
  62. Boticca targets Christmas spend with #GiftAStory
  63. Omega opens new UK flagship
  64. Five men arrested following Argyll Arcade raid
  65. The Gold Price Lost 2.14 Percent to Close at $1,198.10
  66. Gold Price Live iPhone App
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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