Category Archives: General Information

Information about the GoJD

The German Packaging Act

The German Packaging Act came in to force at the beginning of the year 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 […]

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 […]

Preventing Jewellery Store Robberies

A jewellery shop is one of the most prestigious retail fronts to run. It is usually well known in the area it is in, and more often than not highly profitable. However, with the benefits of running jewellers, there are also drawbacks, specifically coming from criminals. Recently, criminals have become more technical and well thought out […]

The GoJD Print Portal

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 […]

Household Buildings Insurance for Jewellery Makers

A common problem we come across with guild members is the refusal of buildings insurance when an insurer finds out jewellery making is involved through our brokers Hencilla Canworth. 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 […]

Making Jewellery at Home

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 of the internet, there is a wealth of information, networking […]

Code for Website Guild Logo/Insurance Badge

Trust symbols on a website are becoming increasingly more important and showing your visitors that you belong to a recognised trade organisation with ethics and standards can only help instil confidence in potential customers and help generate sales.            GoJD/BPA members with a Gold Plus, Extra, Platinum or Pearl subscription including PPL […]

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 and can upgrade at any time to take advantage of […]