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Keep up to date with the latest information about what’s going on at the British Academy of Jewellery. From new course additions, exciting events and inspiring projects, read on to see the latest events happening at BAJ and how you can get involved.

The British Academy of Jewellery (BAJ) is proud to announce its prestigious recognition with the Mayor’s Skills Academies (MSA) Quality Mark, a testament to
We are thrilled to announce that the British Academy of Jewellery (BAJ), has proven its dedication to delivering exceptional services by successfully retaining the


Our jewellery blog combines news about our courses, projects and events, with tips on jewellery making and design. We also publish interviews with our accomplished tutors, as well as stories and testimonials from our students and graduates. Browse our posts and take a deep dive into the world of BAJ.

Since the UK jewellery industry adopted Computer-Aided Design (CAD) on a large scale back in 2007, CAD and 3D printing continue to change the
In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the ability to harness the full potential of technology is not only advantageous but essential. Whether you’re a


In our monthly jewellery podcast, we talk to top industry professionals, who offer their insight and expertise on a vast array of relevant jewellery topics. From the history of our craft to new techniques and materials, as well as current trends that are shaping the
contemporary jewellery sector, we cover all of the emerging industry topics that jewellery professionals need to know.

In this episode, BAJ’s Sofie Boons speaks with one of the voices behind the new BAJ BA Course, Hollie Paxton. We discuss her jewellery career to date, covering the work she does for TV big hits such as Netflix, the BBC and Apple TV, her personal collections, bespoke commissions and her vision for the course.