Here at the British Academy of Jewellery we like to stay up to date with what’s happening in the jewellery and design world. Welcome to the next instalment of our BAJ Digest – a weekly series dedicated to keeping you up to date with the latest news.
Retailer Alba Rose recently teamed up with British Academy of Jewellery to create the brief for the Level 3 DJP Diploma’s industry final project. For the designs, students were asked to focus on creating an Engagement Ring together with a matching His and Hers wedding band. he winning collection will be displayed online and rendered in multiple options allowing the client to tailor the piece to their specification.
In its third edition, the annual Birmingham Jewellery Quarter Festival once again showcased the prowess of British craftsmanship within the jewellery industry. The three-day extravaganza brought together businesses, residents and the visitors to celebrate the vibrant Jewellery Quarter through engaging events and activities.
Munich Jewellery Week, the annual, week-long celebration of contemporary jewellery and object, recently wrapped up for 2017. As always, it was filled with an assortment of eye-opening, thought-provoking, and idea challenging events and exhibitions. Our tutor, Michael Wong, shares his reflections from this year’s edition.
Colourful, glittering and smooth – in the hands of an artist, enamel is capable of the most unpredictable transformations. Works of enamel can be compared to the works of the impressionists; such is the extent to which an auteur can both lyrically and subtly communicate their temperament.
We are delighted to announce five out of fifteen finalists shortlisted for the 2017 Fairtrade Gold Design Awards study at the British Academy of Jewellery.
At the end of January a delegation from our school spent a few days in France, participating in an exciting project for jewellery schools from across the globe. We are thrilled to share our memories with you in a series of blog posts.