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  1. Gold Prices Closed Higher for the Week Ending at $1,212.60
  2. Importance of hallmarking stressed by Assay Office
  3. The Gold Price Lost $5.00 Closing at $1,148.30
  4. The Gold Price Lost $9.40 or 0.8 Percent to Close at $1,150.70
  5. BJA to host CSR seminar
  6. Connoisseurs UK poised for new UK website launch as stockist numbers grow
  7. The Gold Price Rose $3.10 then Up $20.40 in Aftermarket
  8. ChloBo to launch SS15 collection
  9. Pay4Later releases new POS software
  10. Goodman Morris announces school design winner
  11. Gucci Timepieces to collaborate with Will.i.am on wearable tech
  12. The Gold Price Closed $3.70 Lower at $1,204.00
  13. The Gold Price Ended the Day $4.90 Lower at $1,207.70
  14. The Gold Price Declined $4.10 on the Comex to $1,200.30
  15. RJC hosts conflict minerals talk at Baselworld 2015
  16. Consumer interest in Fairtrade gold grows
  17. Blue Nile looks to Long Island for first store opening
  18. Citizen previews AW15 collections at Baselworld
  19. Dates announced for 2016 Baselworld exhibition
  20. The Gold Price Closed Down $3.40 to $1,196.90
  21. Winners of Baselworld Design Competition announced
  22. IWC Schaffhausen to exhibit in Harrods
  23. Endless named as Hot Brand for US re-order potential
  24. Baselworld 2015: New watch and jewellery collections
  25. BJA launches IJL Diamond Design competition
  26. The Gold Price Closed Up $17.70 or 1.5 Percent at $1,169.10
  27. The Gold Price Wiped Out it's 2015 Gains This Week Dropping $48.50 or 4 Percent to Close at $1,164.10
  28. Baselworld 2015 reveals mixed attendance figures
  29. BJA launches Diamond Design competition in conjunction with IJL
  30. Bremont launches new watches at Baselworld 2015
  31. The Gold Price Rose $2.30 or 0.2 Percent to $1,166.40
  32. The Gold Price Gained $15.00 this Week Closing at $1,199.80
  33. Ruthenium price on 30/03/15 £1.182 per GM
  34. Gold price on 30/03/15 (PM) £25.793 per GM
  35. Platinum price on 30/03/15 £24.35 per GM
  36. Gold Prices Fell with the Gold Price Ending at $1,200.60
  37. The Gold Price Gained 70 cents Closing at $1,153.30
  38. Hamilton & Inches raider jailed for eight years
  39. Houlden Group launches bespoke bridal collection
  40. Gold Prices Closed on the Comex at $1,152.10 Up $1.40 or 0.12 Percent
  41. Time to Buy Silver and Gold
  42. Fraser Hart opens new Worcester store
  43. The Gold Price Lost $6.30 Today and Closed at $1,160.10
  44. The Gold Price Rose $4.10 or 0.34 Percent Today to $1,201
  45. Bering adds men’s rings to Arctic Symphony collection
  46. IWC launches Ingenieur Automatic Edition AMG GT
  47. Trollbeads launches People’s Bead competition for 2015
  48. GIA discovering more undisclosed synthetics
  49. The Gold Price Added $5.60 Closing Up at $1,197.00
  50. The Gold Price Touched it's 50 Day Moving Average Closing Up $7.80 at $1,204.80
  51. Serendipity Diamonds reveals overhauled website
  52. Endless given US seal of approval in trade title
  53. Jewellers Association of Australia meets with NAG
  54. BJA launches British jewellery promotion survey
  55. Signet sees highest fourth-quarter UK sales growth in 13 years
  56. Palladium price on 30/03/15 £15.994 per GM
  57. IN PICS: Baselworld 2015
  58. Gold Prices Traded in the Same Range as Yesterday Closing Down $4.70 at $1,195.90
  59. Police blunder forces jeweller out of business
  60. Silver and Gold Prices Managed Only to Slow Their Rate of Fall this Week
  61. Amber specialist makes it 30 years in business
  62. The Gold Price Rose 0.72 Percent or $8.60 to $1,209.60, Throwing a Leg Over that $1,205 Resistance
  63. Silver price on 30/03/15 £362.564 per KG
  64. Ernest Jones delivers fastest growth in 13 years
  65. The Gold Price Rose $3.70 Today Closing at $1,191.70
  66. Graff expands in Middle East with Riyadh opening
  67. Rhodium price on 30/03/15 £25.431 per GM
  68. International jewellery body leaders meet in UK
  69. Swarovski unveils Alia Day Double Tour watch at Baselworld
  70. Gold price on 30/03/15 (AM) £25.732 per GM
  71. Iridium price on 30/03/15 £12.667 per GM
  72. The Gold Price Closed Comex $3.20 Higher at $1,188.00
  73. Just 50% of SMEs online as skills shortage worsens
  74. Jeweller chains growing in number on high streets
  75. My Flash Trash launches new charm bangle exclusively with Fenwick
  76. Graff opens store in Riyadh
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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