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.
How do BAJ’s Live Projects prepare students for a career in jewellery design? A conversation with Head of Academy Kate Rieppel
From organising live projects with established brands, to helping students find jewellery placements through our extensive industry network, BAJ does everything it can to prepare its graduates for life after the academy. We sat down with Head of Academy Kate Rieppel to discuss BAJ’s latest live projects and find out more about the academy’s other career-focused initiatives.
When considering a jewellery school, you’d usually take advantage of an open day to visit in person. While these events may be postponed for now, you can still get to know the schools you’re interested in: virtual open days are a great alternative to a physical visit, allowing you to discover all sorts of information
What does it take to become a jeweller? If you have just discovered a passion for jewellery, you may be starting to look for information to help you on your journey to becoming a professional jeweller. Here we’ll go over some of the main questions you may have and help you find your vocation in the jewellery industry!
BAJ’s Jewellery Fundamentals course begins this spring. But what can students expect from this hands-on programme with lockdown restrictions? Not to worry – we’ve made all the arrangements so that aspiring jewellers joining us this spring can still expect the same world-class BAJ education.
The start of the new year is a great time to take stock and set goals for the future. But with everything that’s happening this January, it can be hard to keep track of your own objectives. How can you best plan your progress in the midst of so much uncertainty? Here we consider some
Transformable jewellery is currently a popular trend in the jewellery industry. From flexible modular pieces that can be broken down into smaller adornments, to kinetic jewellery that reacts to the wearer’s movements, jewellers are getting creative with all kind of transformations. But did you know that transforming jewellery has been around, in one form or
With lockdown measures in the UK, many jewellery students and professionals no longer have access to facilities to carry out their craft. But that doesn’t mean you have to put your jewellery journey on hold: there are a whole range of resources and activities that you can take advantage of from the comfort of your own home. Here are five ways to keep growing as a jeweller during lockdown.