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Six innovations and trends from Baselworld

Baselworld is, quite simply, the biggest jewellery show on the planet. This year was the Swiss trade show’s 100th anniversary and more than 106,000 jewellery, watch and gem buyers from 100 countries descended on the Swiss town of Basel to see the latest collections and design innovations. Rachael Taylor shares her favourite pieces from the show.

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BAJ Digest: Your weekly jewellery news roundup – 18th April

Here at the British Academy of Jewellery we like to stay up to date with what’s happening in the jewellery and design world. Welcome to the next instalment of our BAJ Digest – a weekly series dedicated to keeping you up to date with the latest news.

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BAJ Insight: Bejewelled objects – the weird, and the wonderful

When is something considered a piece of jewellery, and when is it a bejewelled objet d’art? Often the lines are blurry. Does the ability to wear a piece make it a jewel, or should it be the materials used that give a design its status?

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BAJ Digest: Your weekly jewellery news roundup – 11th April

Here at the British Academy of Jewellery we like to stay up to date with what’s happening in the jewellery and design world. Welcome to the next instalment of our BAJ Digest – a weekly series dedicated to keeping you up to date with the latest news.

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Enamelling – an ancient technique treasured by the modern jewellers

Colourful, glittering and smooth – in the hands of an artist, enamel is capable of the most unpredictable transformations. Works of enamel can be compared to the works of the impressionists; such is the extent to which an auteur can both lyrically and subtly communicate their temperament.

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