The BPA has negotiated preferential services and discounts with key service providers tailored to our members' needs. Our member services are outlined below:

member services for the British Pearl Association



Education and Training Member Services

We are working in collaboration with key industry education and training providers. We have secured discounts for members with the following courses and consultants.
To ensure your continuing prosperity it is vital you keep up to date with your training and skills development. We are constantly reviewing our membership to ensure your needs are met. Please let us know if you have any appropriate courses or training you think we should provide.

Jo Henderson Jewellery Consultancy

Jo is a serial entrepreneur with over 15 years experience in the UK and International jewellery industries. Jo  writes for the Retail Jeweller, a regular panelist at the International jewellery London and a judge for the Retail jeweller Awards.

JHJC can help you and your brand through tailored advice and services, in terms of identifying and taking business opportunities, potential realisation and profit. Services offered include strategic planning, sales and product training, buying, brand development and in-store environment consultancy. Jo has some very big clients; including Casio, Clogau, Fei Liu and Esoteric Luxury Jewellery.

Jo believes there is no company too big or small to benefit from training or business advice. Jo can offer one to one sessions or a full training programme.

BPA members receive a 5% discount.

To find out more, please contact Jo directly on 07764802469 or email on



Trade Shows and Gift Fairs

BPA members receive preferential discounts at leading Trade Shows in the UK.  As an association, we are present at most leading trade Shows and Fairs throughout the country. Our presence helps to promote our members and a good point of contact for advice, information and networking opportunities.

Trade Show Discounts

British Craft Trade Fair- A 10% discount on floor space is offered to BPA members. Members are able to book an individual stand or group stand, sharing with one other. Please contact  or call 01444 246446 for further information.

What? The Fair has been running over over 40 years and is strictly a trade -only fair and showcases work from exclusively British and Irish makers. The BCTF differs from other trade fairs in that no mass manufactured products or products made overseas are allowed. More than 500 talented makers exhibit here.

When? A three day event from 10-12th April 2106

Where? Great Yorkshire Show ground in beautiful Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

Information and Advice

A key role here at the BPA is to offer advice and information to all members. Please get in touch if you have a query or need an answer to a question. If we can't answer it there and then, we will do our utmost to answer your question as soon as we can. Alternatively, we may signpost you to the best person to give you your answer. We are here to help!

Please contact the office on 0118 934 5206 or email us at