Assay Office Birmingham representatives were on site last weekend to add feature bricks to Assay Office Birmingham’s new Icknield Street home, due to open during July 2015.
Lucy Quartermaine, founder of eponymous jewellery label LucyQ, received an award for the Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards North West Business Woman of the Year 2015 on March 27.
The British Jewellers’ Association (BJA) has today launched a survey of its membership to gauge the appetite for the promotion of a British jewellery campaign, which will include both jewellery design and manufacture.
Trade Show News
The Baselworld 2015 show closed yesterday (March 26) reported a 3% dip in the number of buyers, but a record number of media representatives, up 7.5% from last year.
As UK jewellers selling below-carat gold are caught out by Trading Standards for selling items without official hallmarks, Assay Office Birmingham chief executive and assay master Stella Layton comments on the importance of hallmarking to the trade