Professional Jeweller is delighted to announce the finalists in the Jewellery Industry Supplier of the Year category of the 2017 Professional Jeweller Awards.
This category is for jewellery industry suppliers operating in the UK that have demonstrated they have the best products, sales, support and service this year.
The finalists in the Professional Jeweller Awards Jewellery Industry Supplier of the Year category are:
Cookson Gold has become the go-to shop for jewellery supplies, and with a five star customer service and impressive offering, it is no small wonder that many from the industry took the time to cast a vote for this trusted supplier. Praises for the company included “friendly staff”, “good value for money”, “a clear and concise website” and “professional service”.
Curteis is focused on supplying the highest quality products, doing so promptly and efficiently as to best allow its customers to develop and grow. Year-on-year the company has secured new clients and blossomed with the success of the bespoke side of the business ‘Curteis Creates’. Increasing the scope of its alloys, improving technical capabilities of staff and investing in new machines to target the hot areas of chain demand have driven the company’s sales to higher levels as it continues to go from strength to strength.
The Mastermelt Group has continued to flourish since its formation in 1985. The group now works alongside many multinational blue chip companies and has grown to become one of the largest precious metal processors and recyclers in the world. It also has a hugely successful, precious metal reclamation, education programme, which includes a short ‘Waste to Wonga’ presentation explaining about making money from things a lot of jewellers throw away.
Following storming success in the UK, Parify now has its eyes set on expanding internationally. With good lighting being key to every jewellery retailer, Parify offers a variety of exclusive options, including sparkle enhancers and technology which allows all lighting to be controlled via wi-fi. Expanding the business, the Parify Group also supplies tailor-made furniture and after just four short years the British business hit the landmark figure of £1 million turnover.
Last year marked the jewellery supplier’s golden anniversary in the industry, and the future looks just as bright as the business is pushed forward in the hands of the founder’s grand son John Watson. As a company, PJ Watson works hard to support retailers, including education on new products and stones, and the continued expansion of its products to keep jewellery windows fresh and exciting. Today, PJ Watson has become a one stop shop for fine jewellery and unusual, gemstone adorned, pieces.
Not a company to stay still, Weston Beamor continues to move into new eras of casting, making sure its processes will be the best for generations to come. Today the Birmingham-based company offers a three-day turnaround on casting orders, with the ability to supply castings in 24 hours,, The company casts in all metals and offers its customers a full, bespoke manufacturing package – with challenging designs very much welcomed by the tean.