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The Guild of Jewellery Designers is a UK jewellery organisation consisting of a collaboration of British jewellery designers and artisans ranging from part time enthusiasts to dedicated full time professionals.

We are a nationwide guild for jewellery makers, retailers and silversmiths offering PPL insurance, supplier partner discount on tools, products and services and practical help or advice to our members. We're also actively forging links within the jewellery industry, enabling us to offer the best opportunities to GoJD members.

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  • Facebook Community Groups
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  • Supplier Partner Discounts
  • PPL Insurance (inc USA and Canada)
  • Price locked for the life of your subscription on auto renewal
  • Odissa listings included
  • Affiliate Programme

 

It’s competition time again! The festive season is fast approaching and we're all chained to our benches, making like mad! Here at the guild, we've noticed that more and more jewellers are including Christmas decorations as part of their range of products and we'd love to see what you are all making. The next time that you're taking a tea break, spend a moment to send us an image of your best selling decoration with a short description and you could win our hamper of Christmas & jewellery goodies, assembled by the guild and our supplier partners.

Post an image of your Christmas decoration on our Facebook, Twitter or Community Pages with the hashtag #GoJDChristmasHamperComp and you could win the Christmas hamper!

In the hamper so far: 

  • Christmas pudding (yay!)
  • GETiPol polishing compound
  • Head loupe
  • Dremel Versaflame
  • 3M finishing paper
  • mince pies
  • GETi laser engraving voucher
  • Titanium 3rd hand
  • digital caliper
  • safety specs
  • 2 x Australian Lightning Ridge crystal opals (courtesy of Brighton Gemstones)
  • Magic 5 engraving machine (courtesy of Cooksongold)
  • Apple Stollen :)
  • A selection of stones including Amethysts, Turquoise, Emeralds, Labradorite, Garnets, Jasper, Quartz, Tiger Eye (courtesy of Berry Emporium & Sleeping Dragon Jewellery)
  • A POS display frame & a £50 voucher (courtesy of Westpack)
  • A jewellery making die, hand stamp and wire die (coutesy of Elsa Morris of Elsilver Supplies)
  • A spinner ring squasher tool (courtesy of Hayley Priestly of Damson Silver)

The Christmas decoration must have been designed and made by yourself and the competition is open to all GoJD members.

If you would like to enter this competition with a piece that you’ve designed and made yourself, simply post an image of it on the GoJD Community Page, TGoJD Twitter Page or GoJD Facebook page, leaving a brief description if you wish and including the hashtag #GoJDChristmasHamperComp. Please do not include an image that you don't own the copyright on and remember to include your other social media account names so that we can find you!

The closing date for this competition will be 8 December 2017. The winning entry will be chosen by Alan Hadley and Jayne Coulson from the five entries with the greatest number of ‘likes’ across the three platforms. The winner will be notified by email in the week following 8 December 2017.

We plan to use all of the images to showcase your Christmas wares after the competition has ended.

How to Enter

To post your entry on the GoJD community pages:
• login to the GoJD website
• hover over ‘social’ in the top menu and follow the link ‘GoJD Community’ (or follow the link above). Post your entry here with the hashtag #GoJDChristmasHamperComp

To post your entry on TGoJD Twitter page:
• Login to your Twitter account
• Write a tweet consisting of @tgojd #GoJDChristmasHamperComp plus your name and a brief description if you wish

To post your entry on the GoJD Facebook page:
• Login to your personal Facebook account
• Visit the GoJD Facebook page and post your entry on our wall, including a brief description and the hastag #GoJDChristmasHamperComp

Let us know if you experience any difficulties – we’re always here to help.

We look forward to seeing your designs – Good Luck!

Terms & Conditions

- The competition is open to members of the Guild of Jewellery Designers; membership details are here.
- Only one entry per person, although you are able to post the same entry on all three platforms
- There is no cash alternative to the offered prize of the Christmas Hamper
- No payment is required to enter or participate in the competition
- The closing date is 8 December 2017.
- The winner will be decided by Alan Hadley and Jayne Coulson from the five entries with the greatest number of ‘likes’ across the three platforms.
- The judge’s decision will be final
- The winner will be notified by email in the week following 8 December 2017.
- Entries must have been designed and fabricated by the entrant.
- All entrants must own the the copyright on any images submitted and by submitting them you are granting permission for the GoJD to use them. Images will be used for the competition and also for the GoJD Christmas Decorations showcase which will be published in December. If you do not wish your image to be included in the Christmas Decorations Showcase then please let us know by email after submitting your entry (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
- The GoJD reserves the right not to publish particular images in the Christmas Decorations Showcase, should we wish.

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