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  1. Gold Price Lost $2.50 and Closed Comex at $1,169.00
  2. Gold price on 03/08/15 (PM) £22.485 per GM
  3. This Week Silver and Gold Prices Actually Rose, Yes, Rose.
  4. Wolf & Badger merges with Boticca
  5. Gold Price Lost 20 Cents to $1,096.30 on Comex
  6. IWC Schaffhausen joins Harrods campaign
  7. The Price of Gold Closed Down $12 Today Ending at $1,091.40
  8. Silver and Gold Prices Dropped Again Today with the Gold Price Closing at $1,153.30
  9. Gem-A releases latest Journal of Gemmology
  10. Price of Gold Jumped $9.90 or 0.85 Percent to $1,172.90
  11. Gold Price Plummeted $25.10 or 2.2 Percent Closing at $1,106.70
  12. The Price of Gold Rose $1.40 Ending the Week at $1,172.90
  13. Price of Gold Today Ended Comex Down $1.30 or 0.11 Percent at $1,157.70
  14. Silver price on 03/08/15 £301.735 per KG
  15. Gold Price Closed Up $10.90 at $1,096.50
  16. Gold Price Lost Another $3.40 Today Closing at $1,143.80
  17. Henry London unveils new collections
  18. Gold Price Rose $2.60 Closing on the Comex at $1,094.00
  19. Gold Price Tumbled $6.10 or 0.53 Percent Closing at $1,147.20
  20. Ernie Blom praises new ISO Standard
  21. I Love a Lassie to launch Bark collection
  22. Number of full-time retail roles stay flat as more stores open
  23. The Gold Price Dropped 2.2 Percent this Week Ending at $1,131.80
  24. IN PICS: Bulova introduces new ladies’ diamond watches
  25. World Gold Council report reveals potential of Indian gold
  26. London Jewellery Meet-Up: Next event confirmed
  27. Gold Price Today Lost $7.00 Closing at $1,171.50
  28. Sheffield Assay Office hosts charity summer party
  29. The Gold Price Rose $5.60 Ending at $1,178.50
  30. Price of Gold Plunged $20.50 or 1.7 Percent to Close Comex at $1,152.40
  31. Muru unveils Talisman Mandala collection
  32. Babette Wasserman added to Fenwick Brent Cross new Designer Jewellery Gallery
  33. Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter to come under the spotlight in heritage walks
  34. Iridium price on 03/08/15 £10.336 per GM
  35. SO Jewellery appoints sales agent and adds new collections for IJL
  36. Kalevala switches to recycled silver
  37. Cred Jewellery unveils new Grace collection
  38. Gold Price Bottom - Key Reversal Day
  39. Platinum price on 31/07/15 £20.086 per GM
  40. Accurist rejoins CMJ
  41. Tiffany reinforces commitment to sustainability in latest report
  42. Harry Winston reopens Harrods salon following refurbishment
  43. Pandora announces stacking rings promotion
  44. Gold Price Regained $9.10 or 1.14 Percent Closing at $1,163.30
  45. Gold Price Closed $3.30 Lower at $1,103.40
  46. Assay Office Birmingham opens new headquarters
  47. Less than one week to vote for RJ's Inspiring Independents in association with CMJ
  48. Gold Price Fell $4.30 or 0.37 Percent Closing at $1,159.00
  49. Ruthenium price on 03/08/15 £0.868 per GM
  50. Seiko opens largest European boutique
  51. Louise Prior appointed exec director of WFDB
  52. Rhodium price on 03/08/15 £16.027 per GM
  53. British Hallmarking Council calls for members
  54. Endless Jewelry appoints new global CMO
  55. Gold price on 03/08/15 (AM) £22.505 per GM
  56. Gold Price Fell $2.50 or 0.22 Percent to $1,155.20
  57. Palladium price on 31/07/15 £12.516 per GM
  58. Price of Gold Today Lost Another $6.00 Closing Comex at $1,163.00
  59. The Price of Gold Closed Down at $1,092.70
  60. The Gold Price Closed at $1,088.40 Down $4.30
  61. Burkmar Jewellery rebands to Yulan
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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