The Company of Master Jewellers presented supplier and retailer awards at the UK Jewellery Conference dinner last night, held at the East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel in Nottingham.

The two awards for Supplier of the Year and Retailer of the Year were presented by UK Jewellery Conference host Bill Turnbull, who took to the stage with two Lalique trophies.

The winner of Supplier of the Year 2015, as voted for by CMJ retail members, was Brown & Newirth. This is the second consecutive year the company has taken home this pirze.


The Retailer of the Year 2015, also voted for by CMJ approved suppliers, was revealed as Wongs jewellers in Liverpool.

Both companies were represented in Professional Jewellers Hot 100 this year, with Wong’s managing director, Peter Wong being named a Retail Star and Brown and Newirth’s head of sales and head of brand development, John Reid and Gareth Thomas being named Brand Champions.