The Gold Standard is a voluntary code of conduct for the face to face purchase of second hand precious metal and jewellery.
It has been designed to provide protection to BJA members and non-members, aid the Police in tracing stolen items of jewellery and to encourage greater consumer confidence in trading with accredited dealers.
The introduction of the Gold Standard is a joint initiative between the following organisations:
It has accreditation from:
The BJA encourages all of its members trading in second hand jewellery to sign up to the new voluntary code.
Click the link to view the PowerPoint presentation given by Simon Rainer - CEO of the BJA, at the Asian Jewellery Seminar:
The Gold Standard - Presentation
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