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  1. NAG Loughborough event reaches record registrations
  2. Gold price on 01/09/15 (PM) £23.936 per GM
  3. Michael Kors opens fourth outlet store
  4. African small-scale gold mining cooperatives await Fairtrade status
  5. UK awarded medal for jewellery at WorldSkills competition
  6. Raw Pearls unveils new trade brochure to coincide with IJL
  7. Iridium price on 01/09/15 £10.545 per GM
  8. Gold Price Turned Up, Buy Gold on Close Above $1,106
  9. Hatton Garden Safe Deposit appoints liquidators
  10. New Gem-A board revealed following elections
  11. Rhodium price on 01/09/15 £16.976 per GM
  12. Palladium price on 28/08/15 £11.998 per GM
  13. Gold Price Within Two Days of Turning Up Again, Silver Will Follow
  14. Signet same store sales drives financial results
  15. We've Seen the Low in Silver and Gold Prices for the 2011-2015 Bear Phase
  16. Gold Price Gained $7.10 or 0.6 Percent to Close Comex at $1,138.70
  17. Edblad launches Materia collection
  18. Goldsmiths’ Fair to host John Donald exhibition
  19. This Week Silver and Gold Prices Actually Rose, Yes, Rose.
  20. CW Sellors collaborates with Royal Crown Derby Porcelain Company
  21. Gold Price Lost $6.20 or 0.54 Percent Today Ending at $1,132.50
  22. Braesen rebrands to Anakao
  23. Festina launches Tour of Britain chronograph
  24. The Price of Gold Rose $18.80 this Week Ending at $1,112.90
  25. The Gold Price Closed at $1,088.40 Down $4.30
  26. Price of Gold Rose $10.70 Ending at $1,133.10
  27. Silver price on 01/09/15 £306.654 per KG
  28. Gold Price Rose $3.40 Closing at $1,107.60
  29. Silver and Gold Prices Made their Bottom Last Week and it's Time to Buy
  30. Gold Price Burst Through Resistance with a Huge $24.90 or 2.21 Percent Gain Closing at $1,153.00
  31. Tendence opens its doors
  32. Silver and Gold Prices are Giving you One Last Chance to Buy
  33. Price of Gold Lost $15.20 or 1.3 Percent Ending at $1,138.20
  34. Gold Price Lost 20 Cents to $1,096.30 on Comex
  35. Gold Price Jumped $11 or 1 Percent Closing at $1,128.10
  36. IN PICS: Rox celebrates Edinburgh Fringe
  37. News Analysis: gold prices and trends
  38. Uno de 50 to exhibit at IJL for first time
  39. IN PICS: H.Azeem London Elara Collection
  40. Bespoke golden boot made for Wales rugby star Halfpenny
  41. Gold Price Lost $1.50 Today Ending at $1,117.10
  42. Gold Price Lost $7.50 Today Closing at $1,115.70
  43. The Price of Gold Closed Down at $1,092.70
  44. IN PICS: Rock Vault new designer announcement
  45. Fraser Hart unveils Bluewater store refit
  46. Gold Price Rose $4.50 Closing at $1,090.20
  47. Price of Gold Gave Back $5.50 Today Closing at $1,089.40
  48. Platinum price on 28/08/15 £21.001 per GM
  49. Gold Price lost $6.20 or 0.53% to $1,153.40
  50. Gold Price Closed Up $10.90 at $1,096.50
  51. Gold Price Lost $1.50 or 0.13 Percent to $1,131.60
  52. Links of London and Folli Follie to launch in boutique.Goldsmiths
  53. Ruthenium price on 01/09/15 £0.884 per GM
  54. Seiko pre-selected for Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve shortlist
  55. Gold Price Gained 4.2% this Week Closing Up $46.70 at $1,159.60
  56. International Diamond Week summer edition begins
  57. Retail Jeweller unveils new fully-responsive daily newsletter
  58. NPA redoubles support of Metropolitan Police collaboration
  59. IN PICS: Tendence new collections
  60. Gold price on 02/09/15 (AM) £23.999 per GM
  61. JCM London to launch new collections at IJL
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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