Rapid Growth for JewelCast

In the last five months JewelCast have welcomed five new staff members to different departments. Two new staff members have joined their CAD Department (Chloe and Cassie). Sandra has joined their close-knit waxing team, Bethany joins Quality Control and Ben, the Production Team. Let’s see where 2020 takes…

Local News & Business Profiles

Birmingham Earns Prestigious Tree Cities of the World Status

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) along with the Arbor Day Foundation has today (February 4) recognised Birmingham with Tree Cities of the World designation. The international programme…

Jewellery Quarter Valentine’s Day Competition

The Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (JQBID) have teamed up with local businesses to offer a spectacular Valentine’s package to one lucky couple. Spoil your other half with a £50 gift voucher…

JQBID Chair Steps Down

Nicola Ridler, JQBID Chair (left) with Luke Crane, JQDT Executive Director The Chair of the Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District is to stand down after four years at…

Charities Benefit from Sporting Endeavour

(Left) Alan Fowler, Prostate UK volunteer ambassador and awareness speaker, receives a cheque for £3,000 from former England rugby captain Dylan Hartley (right), Tim Stimpson, master of ceremonies, and Denise Sheasby, Eventmasters…

Local Jewellery Trade News

Betts Group and Boodles Lead Move Towards Responsibly Sourced Jewellery

Birmingham-based Betts Metals now supplies Single Mine Origin gold from the Yanofilia mine in Mali, to…

Jewelcast – ‘The big move’

In September 2019 local business JewelCast Precious Metal Castings purchased a beautiful Grade II listed building, situated just a stone’s…

The Angel Listers Awards

As a continual quest for the liberation of empowerment of women through fashion and design Christopher Shellis designer and creator…

People

Rapid Growth for JewelCast

In the last five months JewelCast have welcomed five new staff members to different departments. Two new staff members have joined their CAD…

Anchorcert Gem Lab Gemmologist, Fanny Raponi, receives the Doug Morgan Trophy

Fanny Raponi, MDes FGA GG a gemmologist, at AnchorCert Gem Lab, received the Doug Morgan trophy at a recent Gem-A Midlands Branch meeting.…

Marion Wilson Leaving Birmingham Assay Office

Marion Wilson, The Assay Office, Birmingham.Photograph by Martin Neeves Photography - www.martinneeves.com - Tel: +44 (0)7973 638591 - E-mail:…

Training & Education

BAO Launch Business Course for Creative Entrepreneurs

A new course aimed at creative entrepreneurs, led by Dr Gordon Hamme, will take place…

Birmingham Assay Office Help Promote Career-related Learning in Primary Schools

Birmingham Assay Office were recently approached by LOUD (Live Out Your Dreams) to produce a…

University Lands Prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize

Birmingham City University has been named the winner of a prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize in…

Art & Lifestyle

Life’s Journey – The art of Katherine Mary Fryer 1910 – 2017

Exhibition at RBSA Gallery, Brook Street, Birmingham B3 1SA. 2nd – 21st September 2019 The…

Entertainment

Brand New Route for Great Birmingham 10K Run Includes the JQ

Organisers of the annual Great Birmingham 10K have unveiled a best-ever route that showcases Birmingham city centre landmarks such as Grand Central,…

Food & Drinks

JERK ‘n Jewels – St. Valentine’s Day Event

An exciting new foodie collaboration is announced for 2020! Jerk ‘n Jewels are taking over @hivebham cafe on Sat 15 Feb with…