Professional Jeweller is delighted to announce the finalists of the Precious Metals and Gemstone Supplier of the Year category of the 2018 Professional Jeweller Awards.
This category was added following an influx of nominations for suppliers in this sector of the industry.
The finalists in the Professional Jeweller Awards Precious Metals and Gemstone Supplier of the Year category are:
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Baird & Co
2018 has already been a big year for Bair & Co as the company won the Queen’s Award for International Trade. Baird & Co is a family owned bullion merchant refining, manufacturing and distributing precious metal products to investors around the world. It is the biggest gold refinery in the UK, where it operates as a retailer and wholesaler.
Betts Metal was founded over 250 years ago, but stays relevant today by embracing online and manufacturing innovations, investing in state of the art technology and customer management systems. While a lot has changed, service and quality has endured.
Gemfields is a market leader when it comes to rubies, emeralds, and amethyst stones, partnering with many brands to adorn collections with high colour and quality. As a world specialist in sustainable mining and innovative marketing, the industry keeps turning to Gemfields for more – and it keeps delivering.
As lab-grown diamonds continue to grow in popularity, the UK has been turning to Madestones for its products and expertise. Run by Thierru Silber, who has 38 years of experience trading diamonds, Madestones marries science and social values to offer the industry high-quality, conflict-free lab created diamonds at competitive prices.
Fifth generation diamond experts, Monnickendam Diamonds, is one of the oldest and largest sellers of polished diamonds in the UK. Through continued innovation, and ambition to be a leader in the industry, the company has kept its place at the top of the market.
R. M. Shah
Serving customers with integrity for over 55 years, R. M. Shah boasts three generations of family history in the gemstone trade. Based in Hatton Garden, R. M. Shah is one of the nation’s largest and most respected gemstone merchants, and prides itself on offering the best stones at the most competitive prices.