BAJ Podcast | Re-framing Waste

BAJ podcast cover image show headshot of Katy Gillam-Hull in a jewellery workshop

In a world full of objects, and as makers of objects, the agency of objects and materials is fascinating. Why do certain objects become valuable to us, and others not? Today sustainable making is a key consideration, and waste poses a real sustainability challenge. Are there opportunities in waste? Can we re-consider waste sensitively, incorporating […]

BAJ Podcast | Urban Mining

British Academy of Jewellery Podcast - Urban Mining with Dr Carlotta Gardner

When recycling silver and gold seems evident and has been around for decades, how can the practice be applied to other materials, what organisations and which individuals are already facilitating or exploring this approach, and what could we as artists, makers and designers change as part of our practices in order to become, and more […]

Time to Apply: UCAS Deadline for Undergraduate Applications Approaches

Person's hand holding a mobile phone whilst typing on laptop applying for university via UCAS

The countdown is on! The clock is ticking towards the UCAS application deadline of Wednesday 31st January 2024. By 18:00 (GMT) all undergraduate applications must be submitted to UCAS. This includes applications to the British Academy of Jewellery’s (BAJ) BA (Hons) Jewellery Design and Production course. Navigating the UCAS application process The UCAS application deadline […]

BAJ x Bobby White 2023

Bobby White and Tommy White looking into display cabinets containing jewellery

The Live Project at BAJ is an extraordinary initiative that has enabled us to forge collaborative partnerships with distinguished jewellers, including Theo Fennell, Alex Monroe, and Alighieri. Now, we’re thrilled to welcome Bobby White into our creative fold, a perfect addition to this project that’s become a beacon of excitement within our Level 4 curriculum. […]

Mastering the Piercing Saw: A Key Skill for Jewellers

The Level 3 Jewellery Design and Manufacturing Diploma at the British Academy of Jewellery is a comprehensive programme that equips students with the essential skills and knowledge to excel in the world of jewellery design and manufacturing. One of the fundamental skills taught in this programme is mastering the piercing saw, a skill that holds […]

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