How do BAJ’s Live Projects prepare students for a career in jewellery design? A conversation with Head of Academy Kate Rieppel
From organising live projects with established brands, to helping students find jewellery placements through our extensive industry network, BAJ does everything it can to prepare its graduates for life after the academy. We sat down with Head of Academy Kate Rieppel to discuss BAJ’s latest live projects and find out more about the academy’s other career-focused initiatives.
During the national lockdown, BAJ students are continuing their courses from home, with BAJ having tailored teaching to cater to online learning during this time. We are extremely proud of how our students have risen to this challenge and continued to produce innovative work during this challenging time.
What does it take to become a jeweller? If you have just discovered a passion for jewellery, you may be starting to look for information to help you on your journey to becoming a professional jeweller. Here we’ll go over some of the main questions you may have and help you find your vocation in the jewellery industry!
In this episode, we speak to Paola De Luca, founder of The Futurist Ltd, a creative intelligence agency specialising in strategic and editorial projects in the luxury and jewellery sectors. Paola reflects on her career, the year 2020, trend forecasting and what is in store for 2021.
In this episode, we speak to London-based, internationally-stocked jeweller Alex Monroe about his inspirations and the jewellery industry.
In this episode, we have a conversation with writer, jewellery designer and director of the Association for Contemporary Jewellery Melanie Eddy on her practice, the ACJ and her career in jewellery.
The British Academy of Jewellery is preparing to welcome students back to the workshops to continue their study in a safe learning environment. We are pleased to confirm that our regular courses will continue and students will have the same amount of practical time at the bench. Watch the video to find out more about the measures we’re putting into place.