London, Camden Campus

London is well known as one of the cultural capitals of the world and is also home to a plethora of jewellery and diamond businesses and organisations. Studying in the heart of this vibrant and multicultural city, you will have the opportunity to make valuable links with top manufacturers and employers through BAJ’s dedicated networking and events programme.

BAJ’s London Camden campus also boasts our broadest jewellery making course offering, including short courses, long-form diplomas and our BA (Hons) programme.

You will also have access to the hundreds of internationally recognised galleries and museums that London has to offer, many of which are free. The campus’ surrounding area of Camden has a long history of both youth culture and independent businesses.

Under the guidance and support of our specialist team of tutors, you will become part of a diverse and creative community which will provide you with the skills and knowledge to launch your career in the jewellery industry.

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Facilities

All courses are taught in professional-quality bench workshops, CAD suites and design studios. We keep our classes small to enable you to get one-to-one tuition from our jewellery experts, ensuring you get the individual support you need to flourish in your studies and future career.

The campus has its own dedicated library for student use, housing a wide array of books on design, branding and practical techniques in addition to industry trade journals and magazines.The library has an adjacent common room area.

Between professional-quality bench studios, CAD suites and design studios, our London Chalk Farm campus provides students with a broad range of spaces in which to hone their craft. We also have self-study areas to encourage learning and provide you with a quiet place to study. You will also have access to free tea and coffee making facilities.

An area is available for student use on the 1st floor.

81-84 Chalk Farm Road
London
NW1 8AR

Attend an open day to get a feel for what studying at BAJ is like, or book a tour of the campus to explore our facilities and speak to our teaching and admissions teams.

2D Design

  • Understanding and applying the elements and principles of design including line, shape, form, colour, movement, contrast, pattern etc.
  • Introduction to jewellery terminology: anatomy of a ring, anatomy of a diamond and ring profiles
  • Research – cultural, contemporary and historical Mood board creation
  • Creating reliefs, mark making and using mixed media to explore texture
  • Maquette making Technical drawing – line types, ISO standards and orthographic drawing
  • Introduction to jewellery illustration – colour theory, rendering metal in pencil and gouache Communicating your design journey
  • Understanding and applying the elements and principles of design including line, shape, form, colour, movement, contrast, pattern etc.
  • Introduction to jewellery terminology: anatomy of a ring, anatomy of a diamond and ring profiles
  • Research – cultural, contemporary and historical Mood board creation
  • Creating reliefs, mark making and using mixed media to explore texture
  • Maquette making Technical drawing – line types, ISO standards and orthographic drawing
  • Introduction to jewellery illustration – colour theory, rendering metal in pencil and gouache Communicating your design journey

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