Industry Affiliations

Akapo Jewels has accumulated over 40 years’ worth of experience in the Bespoke Jewellery Manufacturing sphere. Below is a snapshot of some of our affiliations.

Institution/s  Affiliation/Activity Engaged In 
Association of Designers and Jewellers Organisation (ADJO) Executive Board Member
Jewellery Council of South Africa (JCSA) Member
Jewellery Manufacturers Association of South Africa (JMASA) Executive Member
South African Diamonds and Precious Metals Regulator (SADPMR) Holder of the Jewellers’ Permit
Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) Accredited Training Provider
Subject Matter Expert for Accreditation
Audits in Jewellery Operations
Certified and Registered Assessor / Moderator
University of Johannesburg (UJ) Platinum Manufacturing Techniques
Central University of Technology (CUT) Goldsmith Techniques
Alpha Certification Services ISO 9001:2008 Certificated
Specialise in promoting economic and social development through learnerships, skills programme and other advanced programmes specifically focusing on good quality handmade jewellery with high standard of a finished product
 Guild of Master Craftsman (London) Member since 1999
 London Assay Office (London) Member since 1980

Press & Media

Akapo Jewels launches new website!

Akapo Jewels is proud to announce the launch of our newly re-engineered website. Here you will be able to view a CNN Documentary on our master jewel smith, Labi Kapo and more [more]