Latest:
  1. Asprey and Fope achieve RJC certification
  2. London Jewellery Workshop launches certified diploma at its Shoreditch workshop
  3. Silver and Gold Prices Lower with the Gold Price Closing at $1,218.60
  4. Endless Jewelry signs deal with Lotus F1 Team
  5. Voting now open for BJA membership awards
  6. Consumer confidence hits three year high
  7. Silver and Gold Prices Rose with the Gold Price Up 0.34 Percent at $1,214.60
  8. Richemont wins High Court fight against fakes
  9. The Gold Price Fell $1.20 this Week Ending at $1,214.10
  10. Julien Macdonald creates debut collection for QVC
  11. Leslie Davis hit by GBP1million distraction theft
  12. Gold Price Bounced Smartly Up Off the Low
  13. Green + Benz hosts ‘Meet the Designer’ event with Andrew Geoghegan
  14. The Gold Price Climbed Over Two Crucial Resistance Levels this Week Closing at $1,238.30
  15. Warmer summer slows annual online sales growth
  16. The Gold Price Rose a Sizzling $19.30 Today to Close at $1,224.60
  17. Gemfields turns Kagem emerald mine into profitable operation
  18. The Gold Price Has Progressed Up into its September Trading Channel Closing at $1,240.50
  19. Palladium price on 22/10/14 £15.519 per GM
  20. The Gold Price Dropped $7.00 to Close $1,210.50
  21. Gold price on 22/10/14 (PM) £24.93 per GM
  22. NPA appoints new member ambassadors
  23. The Gold Price Rose Back to $1,244 Up $5.70 on the Comex
  24. Holts Academy launches new 'Evening With' series
  25. EC One reveals 2014 Unsigned competition finalists
  26. Iconic jewels set for Dreweatts & Bloomsbury sale
  27. Memorial unveiled at Westminster Abbey for Birmingham Assay Office Founder
  28. The Gold Price Rose $7.00 Closing at $1,241.00
  29. The Gold Price Remains Oversold Adding $3.40 Closing Today at $1,217.50
  30. The Gold Price Gained $1.50 Closing Comex at $1,216.80
  31. Silver price on 22/10/14 £346.392 per KG
  32. Rhodium price on 22/10/14 £24.724 per GM
  33. Gem-A releases the latest Journal of Gemmology
  34. Platinum price on 22/10/14 £25.463 per GM
  35. Ruthenium price on 22/10/14 £1.165 per GM
  36. The Gold Price Closed at $1,205.30 then Shot Up $18.30 in the Aftermarket to $1,223.60
  37. The Gold Price Rose $2.60 Today on Comex and Ended at $1,221.20
  38. The Gold Price Rose $4.20 to $1,221.00 on Comex
  39. CW Sellors to open festive pop-up at Chatsworth
  40. Endless drives marketing with Lotus F1 sponsorship
  41. Sarah Ho unveils new collection in collaboration with William & Son
  42. The Gold Price Rose 0.35 Percent Closing at $1,233.60
  43. Click and Collect to hit GBP3bn festive high
  44. IN PICTURES: Pandora Christmas collection
  45. Online voting open for BJA Member Awards 2014
  46. The Gold Price Lost 40 Cents to Close at $1,214.20
  47. Iridium price on 22/10/14 £11.655 per GM
  48. VIDEO: NAG Security Conference - Michael Rawlinson's view
  49. Gold Price Tumbled $10.40 to End Comex at $1,215.30, down 0.8%
  50. The Gold Price Lost $6.20 Today Ending at $1,244.80
  51. The Gold Price Went Over the Cliff $22.00 to End at $1,192.20
  52. The Gold Price Closed $5.00 Higher Closing on the Comex at $1,211.70
  53. Gold price on 22/10/14 (AM) £25.002 per GM
  54. Footfall drops in September
  55. Silver and Gold Prices are Steadily Advancing with the Gold Price Closing Up at $1,244.10
  56. The Gold Price Rose $28.80 this Week or 2.4 Percent to Close at $1,221
  57. Imogen Belfield shines with Canadian launch
  58. Awards and new hires light up NPA conference
  59. Silver and Gold Prices Higher with the Gold Price Closing at $1,229.30
  60. NPA welcomes two East Midlands Member Ambassadors
  61. 2015 UK Jewellery Awards now open for entries
  62. Gold Price Sprang Up $14.50 or 1.19% Percent to $1,206.70
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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