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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.

We are thrilled to announce a groundbreaking collaboration with the incomparable luxury jewellery house Graff, offering a unique opportunity for the first-year students of
The countdown is on! The clock is ticking towards the UCAS application deadline of Wednesday 31st January 2024. By 18:00 (GMT) all undergraduate applications


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.

Wax carving, a time-honoured practice in jewellery craftsmanship dating back 6,000 years, involves shaping a block of jeweller’s wax through sawing and filing, akin
Studying orthographic drawing for jewellery equips you with the skills to draw professional 2D jewellery designs that allow you to visualise your jewellery pieces.


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.

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