The Company of Master Jewellers (CMJ) has named Allum & Sidaway as winner of Retailer of the Year, while Clogau has been announced as Supplier of the Year.
The awards were announced at the end of day one of the UK Jewellery Conference, which took place at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham October 3-4.
The Retailer of the Year award, which was voted for by CMJ suppliers, was presented to Jason Allum, managing director of Allum & Sidaway, by the host of the event, BBC’s Bill Turnbull.
The award for Supplier of the Year was voted for by CMJ members and was accepted on behalf of Clogau by the CMJ’s chairman Stephen Hughes.
On winning the award, Jason Allum said: “We are delighted and humbled to have been named Retailer of the Year and the accolade is all the more meaningful as it is decided by suppliers’ votes.”
The awards recognise excellence over the past 12 months. Also in the shortlist for Retailer of the Year were Green + Benz, TH Baker and Wakefields, while the Supplier of the Year shortlist also featured Brown & Newirth, Gemex and Pandora.