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NAJ Awards 2017 Shortlist

Headline Sponsor

Dash

" DASH is an exponentially growing cryptocurrency which we are looking to roll out further into the jewellery and gold sector in the UK. We are excited to be working with NAJ members to promote awareness of DASH and to support more members in buying and selling products using DASH.  DASH offers almost no transaction costs regardless of the value and is virtually instantaneous. DASH can be exchanged for sterling or kept as an inflation proof asset to grow in value."

To find out more see www.dash.org or email Stuart.Bean@simplyassociations.co.uk

We are pleased to announce the shortlisted companies and individuals below:

Retailer of the Year (sponsored by Hockley Mint)

Recognisingbricks and mortar shops that deliver an excellent in-store experience and service that inspires their customers, employees and suppliers.

Anja Potze Jewellery

Wongs Jewellers

W E Clarke & Son

Peter Jackson Jeweller

Jody Cory Goldsmith

Jewellery & Watch Supplier of the Year (sponsored by CARAT+)

Recognising suppliers of jewellery, silverware and watches that have provided a consistently good service and added value, alongside dynamic product.

Nova Silver

Unique and Co

London De Limited

Hockley Mint

Roseberry

Sales Person of the Year (sponsored by Wolf)

Recognising outstanding service delivered by retail staff, sales agents or area sales people.

Hollie Francis, Henryka Ltd

Eleanor Marshall, R J Morris Jewellers

James Beckinsale, 77 Diamonds

Victoria Louise, Lucy Quartermaine

Zee Robinson, Claudia Bradby

Website of the Year (sponsored by T H March)

Recognising outstanding B2B or B2C websites that are customer friendly and inspire the user to make an informed purchase.

77 Diamonds

Winterson

Atelier Technology

Lucy Quartermaine

Repairsbypost

Service Provider of Year (sponsored by Jewellery & Watch)

Recognising outstanding services delivered to the jewellery industry

Hockley Mint

The Guild of Valuers & Jewellers

The Jewellers Box Company

John Benjamin Ltd

Parify Ltd

Workshop Employee of the Year (sponsored by Presman Mastermelt)

Recognising the outstanding skills demonstrated by individuals who work in the workshop environment, from experienced craftspeople to apprentices.

Deborah Rootham, PA Jewellery

Andrew Stocks, Baroque Bespoke Jewellery

Paul Strong, WJ Edwards

Ross Booner, Saunders & Pughe

Stuart Harkness, Harkness Premier Jewellers Ltd

Sam Devoil, 77 Diamonds

Paul Barker, C W Sellors, Ashbourne

Designer of the Year (sponsored by Clogau)

Recognising designers who are raising the bar in British design by creating interesting and on trend pieces.

MyriamSOS

Charlotte Lowe

VIXI Jewellery

Rachel Galley

Arabel Lebrusan

Kickstarter of the Year (in conjunction with IJL’s Kickstart programme, sponsored by International Jewellery London)

This award recognises the Kickstarter of the Year, including their growth throughout theirKickstart journeyand the representation of their brand during International Jewellery London 2017.

Farrah Al-Dujaili, Oddical

Alice Barnes

Becky Dockree

Raliegh Goss

Emily Kidson

Lucy Spink Jewellery

Claire Macfarlane

Rhona McCallum

Ana Simoes, Muscari Jewellery

Heather Woof


Head of Marketing, Holly Burnett commented: “We have received some fabulous entries this year and all of the entrants should be immensely proud of their achievements. Our Members are passionate about their accomplishments, from service provision to product development; our finalists clearly put their customers at the centre of their world.  We look forward to revealing the category winners at the Benevolent Society Christmas Ball in December and you’re all invited!”

The judges are currently reviewing the shortlist and the winners will be announced at the Benevolent Society Ball at St John’s Hotel in Birmingham on the 7th of December 2017. Over 400 trade members attend the ball which includes; entertainment, dinner and a charity auction. It’s the perfect way to celebrate the year with your industry peers. Tickets are superbly priced at just £77 + VAT each, which include a half bottle of wine or tables of 12 @ £850 + VAT, including 6 bottles of wine. Proceeds are donated to the Benevolent Society, the charity provide financial assistance to retired members of the trade. To book tickets click here.

 

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