Tag Archives: Birmingham Jewellery Quarter

BAJ to host short courses in Birmingham this summer

Due to popular demand The British Academy of Jewellery’s campus in Birmingham will be offering summer short courses in their contemporary workshop at The Assay Office. Attendees will be taught a variety of skills and techniques on all of the available courses, to take forward with them into a career within the jewellery industry. BAJ

Hockley Mint gives the gift of free hallmarking this Christmas

Birmingham-based jewellery manufacturer Hockley Mint will offer its customers free hallmarking on any same-day casting items made throughout December. The award-winning company has invested in the latest casting technologies to ensure that it can maintain the highest levels of quality and a quick turnaround. To support customers in the run up to Christmas, all same-day

Jewellery Quarter BID wins second term

Birmingham Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) has secured  a second term after receiving backing from local businesses. In a ballot held to determine whether it would return 90% of voters opted for the BID to serve another five-year stint. Talking to The Birmingham Post Jewellery Quarter BID chairman, Nicola Ridler, comments: “I am delighted

Charles Green team expands with new gem mounter recruitment

Wedding ring and jewellery manufacturer Charles Green has kick started the year with the recruitment of a new gem mounter. Following a successful 2016, the sixth-generation family business, based in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter, now boasts a strong team of thirty-four. New gem mounter, Jayesh Parekh, has been brought in to work on bespoke and

Birmingham Jewellery Quarter gears up for Rio Olympics

Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter is gearing up for Rio by making plans to bring the community together for ‘Open Air Olympics’. This week, the Jewellery Quarter will be bringing a slice of Rio to the Golden Square with a screening of the Rio 2016 Olympic Opening Ceremony. The opening ceremony gets under way at 11:15pm (GMT)

Gentrification could kill businesses in Birmingham Jewellery Quarter

Rising costs and gentrification have put Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter at risk of losing the trade which made the area famous around the world, businesses and academics are warning. The area’s jewellery makers and experts from Birmingham City University have said that spiralling rental costs and ‘inappropriate developments’ are making it difficult for the district’s

Domino launches 27 new ring designs

Jewellery manufacturer and supplier Domino has recently launched a collection of 27 new designs to support and refresh its popular Diamond Ring Mount (DRM) collection. The new rings, which are designed and created at Domino’s manufacturing facility in the heart of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, include a mixture of styles ranging from classic solitaires through to

Talbots Group celebrates double success in Luxury Packaging Awards shortlist

Birmingham-based packaging company Talbots Group has been shortlisted as a finalist in two categories at the Luxury Packaging Awards 2016. The business has been shortlisted for the most competitive award on the night: Luxury Packaging Supplier of the Year. Talbots Group has also been revealed as a finalist in the specialist Jewellery & Accessories category

Jewellery & Watch reveals plans to refresh the show for 2017

Birmingham-based trade show Jewellery & Watch has unveiled its plans to re-edit and refresh the show-floor ahead of its 2017 edition. The Jewellery & Watch team has announced they will make a positive investment into the show, taking on board customer feedback to create a more modern interior using sharp editing with excellent brand adjacencies.