Here members can login to their GoJD account dashboard to view and download invoices and PPL insurance documents, manage and renew subscriptions and have access to guild articles and tutorials. Also in the guild dashboard, members can reach the administrators, Alan or Jayne, and post […]
The Guild logo is applied to your website with a simple piece of code found in your account dashboard displayed in the ‘Guild Logo/Insurance Badge’ panel when logged in, this shows a logo which corresponds to whatever GoJD subsription you have, Silver or Gold. When […]
A commonly asked question from those who are new to wire working is what kind of tools are recommended for beginners? Beyond the essential wire wrapping tools, a tool that is highly recommended if you plan to do a lot of wire wrapping and wire […]
All members both Silver and Gold are now able to take advantage of discounted printing on a range of products through the new GoJD Print Portal in association with Vistaprint. Members can take advantage of preferential pricing of up to 50% discount through the portal on business cards, merchandise, and corporate gifts.
The portal is currently open to all at present but will require password access very soon. The password will be available in members’ account dashboards in due course.
If you aren’t currently signed up as a free or Gold member but would like to take advantage of the discounts in the portal as it stands at the moment, please click here:
Future access to the portal will be restricted to Silver and Gold members but please feel free to join The GoJD as a free member to continue to use the service.
Calipers are one of the most useful instruments in the jewellery maker’s toolbox and a tool that has added more accuracy and ease for taking measurments both for the seasoned professional and home/hobbyist use, but choosing the right one from the vast selection of […]
Display your membership of the GoJD to the world! 🙂 Gold members are now able to download and print off as required, a Guild of Jewellery Designers membership notice for display at craft and trade fair exhibitions. Two versions of the notice are available applicable […]
A common problem we come across with guild members is the refusal of buildings insurance when an insurer finds out jewellery making is involved.
We are pleased to announce that we can now offer all members, Silver and Gold, a facility for house buildings insurance.
A proposal form is available for download in the member account dashboard and Gold members of all levels receive a 20% discount on their policy. Please forward your completed form to Marian Harper at Hencilla Canworth
Other information to include on the form:
Level of stock.
Describe what level of security you have.
Is it a commercial premises?
Do you have any business visitors to the property.
Will the property be mentioned in any advertising or included in contact details on a website?
The proposal form will be referred to Underwriters for their terms so as much information regarding the jewellery making should be provided including where it is carried out, the fire precautions in place and what flooring there is in the area. This may be for example that a small workshop has been set up in an integral garage with concrete flooring.
Standard terms we would expect to see are the exclusion of any liability in respect of the business activities and theft limited to forcible and violent entry only if there are any business visitors. Stock would not normally be included but despite this the Underwriters may ask whether there are any precious metals or gems involved.
10 years ago, making jewellery as a hobby at home was a lonely pastime, perhaps selling the odd item to family and friends and no real resources to take advantage of except for the local library, bookshops or local college courses. Nowadays, with the expansion […]
As we grow, we’re constantly looking for ways that we can improve on the services and value for money we provide. We are now in a position that allows us to look at adding extra value to our membership levels and two areas that we […]
There are a lot of myths and legends concerning this topic so I will try to put the record straight. Titanium is a material that is not particularly hard but is very strong and has a high tensile strength. Many people are unsure as to the difference between hardness and tensile strength and often get them confused. Let us consider diamond, the hardest material currently known to man.
The British Craft Trade Fair (BCTF) is pleased to announce a new partnership with The Guild of Jewellery Designers.
The Guild of British Jewellery Designers ‘GoJD’ is a collaboration of British jewellery designers and artisans offering support and networking opportunities within its membership base as a non-profit making organisation. Jewellers are able to subscribe to the guild initially on a free of charge basis […]