Author Archives: Alan Hadley

New Advanced Product Pricing Calculator Tool 2020 (User notes)

Pricing your products for selling, either wholesale or full retail, is difficult at the best of times. Hopefully this first of a series of new tools available to GoJD members will help to remedy that situation and provide confidence to be able to price products correctly. How to Price Your Handmade Jewellery; Using the tool: […]

The World's Best Fully Eco Friendly Padded Bag

Enviroflute are part of Peak, a family-run business established in 1973, providing innovative paper postal packaging solutions. The company has continued to grow since then, with the evolving landscape of mailing & ecommerce in an ever-competitive market. Working out of a brand new purpose-built, state-of-the-art facility in Watford, the team work closely together and enjoy […]

Coming Soon! The GoJD Product Pricing Calculator

Pricing handmade jewellery can be a challenge for even the experienced maker. This simple tool is an ideal calculator to be used as a way to determine the basic process for working product prices out effectively. It won’t, however, give a 100% accurate figure due to the fact that everybody’s overheads are different. If you […]

The German Packaging Act

The German Packaging Act came in to force at the beginning of 2019 and affects anyone sending items to or within Germany and with packaging. (As you can imagine, practically every item would have some sort of packaging!) So, if you’re an online retailer and, even if only sending one package to Germany, you would […]

GOJD Designer Directory Premium Listings Now Free

All GoJD members receive a Premium listing in the GoJD Designer Directory; Silver, Gold and non members can now all take advantage of the free Premium listing which benefits drom all the features of the Directory. I would encourage everyone to take advantage of the listings as the directory receives good natural rankings in Google […]

Bjorn Diamonds

We are pleased to announce the addition of a new supplier partner to The Guild of Jewellery Designers, Bjorn Diamonds for ‘Salt and Pepper’, black and champagne diamonds. Salt and pepper diamonds , others may call them grey diamonds or Galaxy diamonds, are diamonds with many black inclusions, the colour of the diamond would need […]

Jewellery Reunited

The Guild of Jewellery Designers are pleased to announce the addition of a new lost jewellery location service. This service is aimed at people who have lost items of jewellery and offers them a chance to get it back. In a nutshell, a web address and serial number are engraved onto the jewellery. If the […]