Jewellery Careers in the UK: Opportunities and Pathways

Student using blow torch and tweezers at the workbench

Are you intrigued by the glimmer of gemstones, the artistry of metalwork, and the allure of crafting exquisite jewellery pieces? Embarking on a career in the jewellery industry can be an immensely rewarding journey. From designing stunning pieces to mastering the intricate techniques of jewellery making, there are numerous avenues to explore within this vibrant […]

BAJ Hosts Graff For Collaborative Project Exhibition and Awards Night

Three student award winners of BAJ and luxury Jewellery house Graff collaborative fine jewellery project.

Last week, the BAJ community and representatives from luxury jewellery house Graff came together to celebrate the groundbreaking BAJ X Graff Fine Jewellery Project. The exhibition and awards evening marked an important collaboration between industry and education, highlighting our shared commitment to nurturing aspiring creatives on their jewellery journey. Devised for the BA (Hons) Jewellery […]

Engagement Ring Showcase – BAJ x Lewis Malka 2024

From December 2023 to March 2024, BAJ’s HNC Art & Design 3D Design (Jewellery Design & Manufacturing) students worked on an incredibly enriching project. The project brief, focusing on creating unique engagement rings that celebrate different cultures, not only fosters creativity and innovation but also encourages students to delve into the historical and cultural significance of betrothal […]

BAJ Podcast | Material Kinship

Artist Clementine Edwards for the British Academy of Jewellery Podcast

When thinking about materials and objects as a maker, it is important to consider the impact these materials and objects have. In a first instance that can involve considering the life cycle of materials, and constructing objects well so they are cared for and passed on rather than discarded. But what does it mean to […]

BAJ’s BA (Hons) Jewellery Design and Production Students Innovate With ‘Welcome to London’ Project

BAJ’s BA (Hons) Jewellery Design and Production ‘Welcome to London’ project goes beyond conventional boundaries, celebrating creativity, collaboration, and sustainable design. As an introductory project, the students were tasked with working in teams to create large wearable sculptural pieces made from sustainable materials. As Hollie Paxton (Year One Lead – BA (Hons) Jewellery Design & […]

The British Academy of Jewellery calls emerging creatives to discover its BA (Hons) Jewellery Design & Production

The British Academy of Jewellery is accepting applications for its BA (Hons) Jewellery Design & Production degree, starting in September 2022. Structured around a fast-paced, hands-on programme, our three-year degree course, validated by the University of Kingston School of Art, will provide students with rigorous training in practical jewellery making skills and professional practice, giving them a […]

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