WB ‘Live’ Winners at J&W 2019

3rd place Owen Lee (left), 2nd place, Samantha Conroy (right), 1st place Bethan Cubbin (red beret). Photo Dave Warren Picture Team Three Birmingham City University (BCU) School of Jewellery (SoJ) students demonstrated exactly what is possible with a small bag of semi-precious stones and…

Local News & Business Profiles

FERROcity – A Contemporary Exhibition of Iron in the City

Work by Anna Lorenz, Stages 2 All photos Stephen Bottomley 2019 Vittoria Street Gallery is delighted to present FERROcity an exhibition of jewellery and objects which celebrates Iron…

Lord Mayor Attends Launch of Parkinson’s UK ‘Secret Supper’

Photo: Maxwell Photographers The Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Yvonne Mosquito, attended and spoke at the press launch for Birmingham’s first Parkinson’s UK ‘Secret Supper,’ organised by local…

Birmingham’s Treasured Independent Gin Bar Wins Award

The Jewellery Quarter’s favourite Gin Bar 40 St Paul’s, known best for its impeccable gin menu and quaint location, win’s ‘Best Gin Bar in The World’ at the Icons of Gin Awards…

Free Gold Earrings Mother’s Day Gift

Birmingham’s family-favourite Italian restaurant, Cucina Rustica, is gifting the first 100 Mother’s Day bookings a pair of elegant 9 carat Italian gold stud earrings. Cucina Rustica offers modern Italian dining and is…

Local Jewellery Trade News

Cooksongold Launches Revamped Store

Cooksongold, the UK’s largest jewellery making supplier, is celebrating 100 years of being at the heart of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.…

Winner of IoD West Midlands Director of the Year

Henry Deakin has been named as IoD West Midlands Director of the Year 2018 in the Family Business Category. With…

Weston Beamor Inspires New Designers With Work Experience Prize

Weston Beamor will be giving a stimulating week of work experience, including access to jewellery CAD Designers, 3D Print Technicians…

People

New Assay Office Warden

Andrew Morton Birmingham Assay Office is pleased to announce the appointment of a new trade Warden, Andrew Morton, Managing…

Aquaflame Systems Makes Two Key Appointments For 2019

Barry Peck Neil Abraham Due to its continued planned expansion programme Aquaflame Systems Limited is…

Birmingham Assay Office Appoints New Chairman

Birmingham Assay Office is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chairman, Carol Brady MBE. Carol succeeds Kate Hartigan following Kate’s retirement…

Training & Education

AnchorCert Academy Launches New Website

The AnchorCert Group continues to invest heavily in its training and education division, this week…

Gary Wroe – Volunteer of the Month

The University of Birmingham has named Gary Wroe, managing director of Birmingham jewellery manufacturer Hockley…

The New Standard Works – Vittoria Street

The New Standard Works sits prominently on the corner where Regent’s Place meets Vittoria Street.…

Art & Lifestyle

FERROcity – A Contemporary Exhibition of Iron in the City

Work by Anna Lorenz, Stages 2 All photos Stephen Bottomley 2019…

Entertainment

Omar, headlines at The Jam House

Regarded as the founder of the British Neo-Soul movement, multi-instrumentalist Omar, will be returning to The Jam House, Birmingham on Thursday 7th March…

Food & Drinks

Birmingham’s Treasured Independent Gin Bar Wins Award

The Jewellery Quarter’s favourite Gin Bar 40 St Paul’s, known best for its impeccable gin menu and quaint location, win’s ‘Best Gin…