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Welcome to the online home for our community of aspirational, innovative and creative individuals. Our blog is for sharing our experiences and visionary ideas with each other, the industry and the world. Find out more about the School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University.

All That Glitters Episode Four: Diamonds, Rubies, Emeralds and more

Andrew Howard discusses episode four of All That Glitters, which sees the jewellers work with diamonds, rubies, emeralds and more.

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All That Glitters Episode Three: Alternative Materials

Rebecca Skeels discusses episode three of All That Glitters, which sees the jewellers work with alternative materials.

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What can I do to prepare for my course at the School of Jewellery?

If you are looking to join the School of Jewellery this September, look no further for tips and ideas on how to ...

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All that Glitters Episode Two: Wire & Grain

Andrew Howard, lecturer from the School of Jewellery, discusses episode two of All That Glitters. 

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All That Glitters Episode One: Silver

Andrew Howard, lecturer from the School of Jewellery, discusses episode one of All That Glitters. 

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What You’d Normally Find in the All That Glitters Studio

Last summer our exhibition space played host to the All That Glitters crew and was transformed into a working studio, ...

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Where is All That Glitters filmed?

Located in the heart of Birmingham’s famous Jewellery Quarter, the School has been a leader in the field since 1890. ...

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What career can I go into with a jewellery degree?

We take a look at each of our courses and help you discover the exciting avenues you could explore when you graduate.

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Life starts at the end of your comfort zone

Pip Kent-Davis tells us about her experience as a mature student.

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How to win design competitions

Amber Tenzin-Dolma shares her top tips for entering design competitions. 

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Which Jewellery Course is Right for You?

Choosing the right course can be a difficult decision. To make sure you start off on the right path, we’re taking a loo...

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10 Things You Didn't Know About the Jewellery Quarter

Our School of Jewellery is located over 3 sites in Birmingham’s famous Jewellery Quarter, nestled amongst a thriving je...

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The Newest of New Normals

Dauvit Alexander, Course Director for HND Jewellery and Silversmithing, reflects on the challenges, and unexpected bene...

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Welcome to my Workspace: Jeremy Hobbins

Jeremy is the Head of Horology at the School of Jewellery. When working from home, he likes his more traditional home o...

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