FLUX Exhibition Opens at Vittoria Street Gallery 29 April

Flux, an exhibition showcasing jewellery and artefacts created by the current cohort of Artists in Residence at the School of Jewellery, will be showing at The Vittoria Street Gallery from Monday 29 April to Friday 10 May. Flux, in jewellery terms, is commonly understood as the substance used in soldering and brazing processes. It is also an appropriate term defining … Read More

Free Earrings for Mother’s Day at Cucina Rustica!

Treat someone this Mother’s Day with free earrings! Cucina Rustica is gifting the first 100 Mother’s Day bookings a complimentary pair of elegant 9-carat Italian gold stud earrings. Cucina Rustica offers modern Italian dining and is particularly popular for its fresh seafood specials. Located in the Jewellery Quarter by the picturesque St Pauls Church, the view from Cucina Rustica combined with … Read More

Jewellery Quarter Essential Shopping Guide

With over 100 independent retailers, restaurants, cafes, coffee shops and bars you can buy with confidence knowing that the Jewellery Quarter is the place for quality purchases that come from the heart of a hard-working community. Click below to view our Shopping Guide. Remember, for a comprehensive directory of businesses in the Quarter please see our online directory.   DOWNLOAD THE … Read More

HRH Princess Anne visits Toye, Kenning & Spencer

HRH Princess Anne, the Princess Royal, paid a visit to local manufacturer Toye, Kenning and Spencer on Thursday 30th March 2017. Toye, Kenning and Spencer, Warstone Lane,  is a three-hundred year old Royal Warrant holding company, still owned by the Toye family. Exploiting the latest technology, Toye designs and manufactures jewellery and identity products for governments, corporates, fraternal and friendly … Read More

Quarter Life Magazine – Wedding in JQ

Make your special day that extra little bit magical with our guide to planning your Jewellery Quarter Wedding. This guide features in Issue 10 of our premium magazine, Quarter Life which you can pick up your free copy from various retailers across the area or read online now by clicking here. Click below to read online.  

Artisan Alchemy Gallery Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Artisan Alchemy Gallery on Caroline Street is celebrating its first anniversary since opening in the Quarter in 2016. The gallery has brought together some of the highest quality bespoke design and craftsmanship from the UK and Ireland. Here in Birmingham, you can see examples of unique furniture design and exceptional craftsmanship that are undoubtedly the antiques of the future. To celebrate its first … Read More

Workshops & Benchspaces Now Available in JQ

The Jewellery Quarter is one of Birmingham’s most creative business hubs. With a plethora of industries working alongside each other on a dynamic landscape which is constantly transforming, the Quarter is an ideal location for start-up, small, and creative businesses. Artisan Alchemy Gallery, 85 Caroline Street, has brought together some of the highest quality bespoke design and craftsmanship from the … Read More

Success at 81st British Jewellery Giftware & Finishing Federation Benevolent Society Ball

The 1st of December saw the 81st British Jewellery Giftware & Finishing Federation Benevolent Society Ball take place at The St Johns Hotel Solihull, with Jewellery & Watch as Headline Sponsor. Incorporated within this longstanding annual Charity Event were the National Association of Jewellers (NAJ) Member Awards which are designed to flag up all that is most excellent about the UK’s extremely diverse … Read More

Jewellery Quarter jewellers showcase handmade unique collections at Symphony Hall

Each year during the festive period, a collective of Birmingham’s well established and emerging jewellery designers exhibit at the prestigious selling event, Centrepiece at Symphony Hall. It’s the perfect opportunity to buy exclusive Christmas gifts from exceptional handmade creative collections, or commission truly one-off personal pieces. This year Centrepiece is running a fantastic competition opportunity. To be in with a … Read More

First Quarterly Makers Market celebrates creatives in Jewellery Quarter

Quartermasters is a new quarterly market for the Jewellery Quarter celebrating local talent at the community embedded 1000 Trades bar on Frederick Street. The first Market will take place 11am – 5pm Saturday 12th November.  Wanting to encourage people to shop local, and handmade we’re bringing micro businesses to life in this first of a new quarterly market. From leather … Read More

JQ puts its fashion foot forward in return of Quarter Lifestyle Event

On Wednesday 19th October, the Jewellery Quarter put its fashion foot forward with it’s fourth annual Quarter Lifestyle Showcase, Organised by the Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (JQBID).      A VIP guest list filled the foyer of University College Birmingham’s McIntyre House, Holland Street. Guests were treated to drinks, canapés, a string quartet and the opportunity to browse a … Read More

Exclusive Lifestyle event returns to the Jewellery Quarter

High fashion and extravagant products will take centre stage in a luxury showcase of high-quality designer makers at Quarter Lifestyle 2016, brought to you by the JQBID. Taking place in the remarkable McIntyre House, Quarter Lifestyle will feature a selection of fashion & lifestyle businesses hand picked from Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. Artisan Alchemy, James Newman, The Skin Practice, Dolls of … Read More

NEW ENTRY: JQ Open Studios Blog #11

From now until the 22nd July, Tina Francis will be exploring the various businesses who will open their doors in this year’s Jewellery Quarter Open Studios Trail. You can also follow the official @JQOpenStudios Twitter and join in the conversation with #JQOpenStudios. For further information about the Jewellery Quarter Festival 2016 please visit the webpage by clicking here. 12th July 2016 – Virtual … Read More

NEW ENTY: JQ OPEN STUDIOS BLOG 2016

From now until the 22nd July, Tina Francis will be exploring the various businesses who will open their doors in this year’s Jewellery Quarter Open Studios Trail. You can also follow the official @JQOpenStudios Twitter and join in the conversation with #JQOpenStudios. For further information about the Jewellery Quarter Festival 2016 please visit the webpage by clicking here. Let’s go Shopping! … Read More

JQBID Shopping Guide

Shopping season is upon us and there is no better time than now to discover what the Jewellery Quarter has to offer! With over 100 independent retailers, restaurants, cafes, coffee shops and bars you can buy with confidence knowing that the Jewellery Quarter is the place for quality purchases that come from the heart of a hard-working community. Click below … Read More

New petition to save Jewellery Quarter Police Station

A new petition has started in the local community to stop the closure of the Police Station in the Jewellery Quarter. In early October West Midlands Police announced plans to close 28 stations across Birmingham over the next two years to save a projected £8.5 million, one of the first of which would be the Jewellery Quarter Station on Vyse … Read More

Jewellery Quarter Designer-Makers showcase exclusive new collections at Symphony Hall this Christmas

Each year during the festive period, a collective of Birmingham’s well-established and emerging jewellery designers exhibit at Centrepiece, a prestigious selling event at Symphony Hall. It’s the perfect opportunity to buy exclusive Christmas gifts from exceptional handmade creative collections, or commission truly one-off personal pieces. The event will be running from Wednesday 25th November all the way to Wednesday 23rd December, and is open … Read More

Quarter Lifestyle returns to the Jewellery Quarter

Over one hundred guests from across Birmingham attended an exclusive event at the stylish new campus home to University College Birmingham; McIntyre House on Holland Street, Jewellery Quarter. Quarter Lifestyle, an event organised annually by the Jewellery Quarter Development Trust (JQBID) showcased the talent of twenty-three local exhibitors from bespoke tailors, corsetry, vintage vendors and sculptors to bespoke bridal and … Read More