BAJ and Lewis Malka collaborate for engagement ring scheme

The British Academy of Jewellery has announced the fruits of its collaboration with Lewis Malka and the London Diamond Bourse.

BAJ style and producing diploma students were challenged to style and design and make a ring impressed by the idea of cultural identification. The parts were being wax carved and solid in silver, with numerous that includes set stones.

4 students ended up awarded prizes for their patterns. Lewis Malka offered the awards to four college students, Daniela Nanii, Inti Yeung, Kate Bell, and Thea Taylor, at a the latest party and pop-up exhibition in London.

The four winners had been awarded the ‘Lewis Malka Award for Engagement Ring Excellence’ and been given a copy of Lewis Malka’s ebook ‘The Engagement Ring’. The winners will also acquire 1-on-1 periods with the jeweller at the London Diamond Bourse, where by their perform will also be exhibited.

Malka stated: “It was a satisfaction to be involved in this superb job. The get the job done the BAJ does is incredible. There are some genuinely inspirational and gifted persons applying themselves to jewellery producing at the instant.

“As anyone who arrived by way of as an apprentice some thirty yrs back, specialising in handmade engagement rings, it was a no brainer to be included in the Engagement Ring venture. It was not quick to decide the winners. There had been some remarkable rings, and I’m delighted to have been asked to get associated.”

Stacey Aylott, chief operating officer at the London Diamond Bourse, added: “On behalf of the London Diamond Bourse, we congratulate all all those that participated in this wonderful initiative, and we glance ahead to welcoming the winners to the LDB later on on this thirty day period.”

The BAJ’s technological diploma coordinator, Sally Collins, explained: “Working with Lewis Malka and the Diamond Bourse on this awesome chance for our Stage 4 pupils has been totally priceless real daily life sector experiences make this sort of an impression on learning and knowledge of what is needed out there in the jewelry industry.

“We’re so grateful for the assist from Lewis and the Diamond Bourse and hope this is the starting of an thrilling and fruitful romantic relationship for a long time to arrive.”