The British Academy of Jewellery organised a Charity Jewellery Auction in the spring of 2021, auctioning pieces made and donated by students and tutors at BAJ as well as external jewellers. The auction was in support of Blueprint for All, a non-profit organisation that works to empower young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. Through mentorship programmes and campaigning for equal access and opportunities for everyone, the charity seeks to create an inclusive society. “Inclusivity and empowerment are core values at BAJ, so a community initiative in support of Blueprint for All was a natural fit for us,” said Kate Rieppel, BAJ Head of Academy. “We’re proud to be able to support this important organisation’s essential work with young people and communities.” The auction raised over £2700, the first £1000 of which were in the first 24 hours!