In this episode, BAJ’s Sofie Boons speaks with one of the voices behind the new BAJ BA Course, Hollie Paxton. We discuss her jewellery career to date, covering the work she does for TV big hits such as Netflix, the BBC and Apple TV, her personal collections, bespoke commissions and her vision for the course. […]
In this episode, BAJ’s Sofie Boons speaks with the co-founders of the ‘Artificial Intelligems’ collective, Anneleen Swillen and Greg Scheirlinckx to discuss their work and research, the benefits and dangers of AI and the tools currently available and how AI can be used in relation to jewellery. Listen in to find out more about machine […]
The project “THE FUTURE IS OUR JEWEL” brings together 6 partner schools around a common formation in the creation of jewellery, but whose cultural, heritage and professional histories are multiple. For the first year of this Erasmus programme, the main theme in question was water, with a focus on heritage and past traditions and techniques. […]
A conversation with stone cutter Justin Prim, on the art and craft of faceting stones, his digital YouTube platform, and his life in Thailand.
A conversation with graduate Paul Morris, who is working in the gemstone city Idar-Oberstein as a jeweller and stone carver.