BAJ’s Sofie Boons gets inspired at Munich Jewellery Week
Munich Jewellery Week is one of the world’s most important events for the contemporary jewellery industry. BAJ’s Sofie Boons attended the 2023 event this March to see what’s next for jewellery and get inspired.
BAJ Graduate Stories: former Apprentice and award winning engraver Megan Rigby
Former BAJ Apprentice Megan has won her five GC&DC awards in a row, with three gold awards for her work. We chatted with Megan about her experience as a BAJ apprentice and her flourishing career as an engraver.
Five tips to start your jewellery portfolio as a BA applicant
Looking for tips on how to start your portfolio? BAJ’s Sofie Boons shares her top five tips on creating an impactful portfolio and shares a peek into her very own portfolio from when she was a student.
BAJ Graduate Stories: Alexi Hunt
British Academy of Jewellery graduate Alexi Hunt creates subversive, sculptural jewellery using techniques ranging from wax carving to 3D CAD. We chat with Alexi about running a jewellery brand, BAJ memories, and the future.
BAJ Graduate Interview: Marbellys Bayne-Azcarate of Dear Silver Stars
BAJ Jewellery Design and Manufacturing Diploma graduate Marbellys Bayne-Azcarate now runs her own jewellery brand from her workshop in Dorset. Marbellys has just launched a jewellery collection to help raise funds for UK charity Shine Cancer Support. She tells us how she brought the collection to life and looks back on her time at BAJ.