BAJ graduate Clio Saskia talks about the path to her GC&DC Award win
BAJ graduate Clio Saskia currently runs her own jewellery brand, creating fascinating pieces inspired by exotic animals. At this year’s Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council (GC&DC) Awards, she won the Gem-A Award for her striking “Snake Knuckleduster” ring. We speak to her about her career so far, her inspiration and her plans for the future.
19th July 2021: BAJ Covid-19 safeguarding measures remain in place
Today, Monday 19th July 2021, lockdown restrictions across the UK are changing. At the British Academy of Jewellery, safeguarding our students is our top priority. To keep our students safe and ensure they can feel confident coming into the Academy, we will continue with our Covid-19 safeguarding measures for the rest of the summer term.
Building a creative community with BAJ Tutor Bekkie Ora
At BAJ, we believe in fostering a creative fellowship which enables our community to grow and uplift each other. We talk with BAJ tutor and accomplished jeweller Bekkie Ora about the importance of community in the jewellery industry.
Getting started with sustainable jewellery: what should I know?
Produced in a way that minimises its social and environmental impact, sustainable or ethical jewellery is a fast-growing trend. We take a look at how jewellers and shoppers can embrace sustainability.
All about sapphire jewellery
Blue sapphire stones are some of the most beautiful and desirable gems in the world. Here we explore some of the qualities and uses of these fascinating gems.