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Although a small sector, Textiles, Jewellery, Accessories and Apparel is still a significant employer in the UK. Fashion design and jewellery manufacturing are just a couple of the occupational areas covered here.
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The Professions - Textiles, Jewellery & Accessories

Because these areas are so specialist, it is even more important that the proper research is undertaken. Therefore seeking information and guidance on the services these organisations have to offer is essential.
The British Institute of Interior Design is the pre-eminent professional organisation for interior designers in the UK. Our growing national and international membership represents both the commercial and residential sectors, from heritage to cutting edge.
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BITA is a trade association for the UK interior textiles industry. It seeks to promote and safeguard the interests of its members, which range from large, well known, brands to small companies with only a few employees.
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The British Jewellers' Association is the national trade association which promotes and protects the growth and prosperity of UK jewellery and silverware suppliers. Withover 1000 member companies, BJA represents manufacturers, bullion suppliers, casting houses, diamond and gem dealers, designer jewellers....
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The Crafts Council's goal is to make the UK the best place to make, see, collect and learn about contemporary craft. Our aims:
To build a strong economy and infrastructure for contemporary craft To increase and diversify the audience for contemporary craft....
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The SDC is the world's leading independent, educational charity dedicated to advancing the science and technology of colour worldwide. Established in 1884, we have been representing our members and our industry for over 125 years. The SDC is a professional, chartered society.
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The mission of The Textile Institute is to promote professionalism in all areas associated with the textile industries worldwide. It is an association of men and women throughout the world which unites those with an interest in textiles.
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