Giovanna is our Senior Goldsmith and Workshop Manager. She creates all our bespoke pieces, alongside managing the smooth running of our busy workshop.
After completing a bachelor in Fashion Design at Venice University, Giovanna moved to the UK and discovered her interests in jewellery making. Beginning with an internship in 2013, she has gained extensive knowledge and skills over the years. She creates fine jewellery pieces, often working with raw materials and manipulating them using a combination of traditional and modern techniques.
Ami’s attention to detail, is the perfect fit for working on our gold and precious collections. Wax building is another key role she undertakes in our workshop.
Ami began her studies on the foundation course at Central Saint Martin’s and went on to graduate with a first class BA(Hons) from the prestigious School of Jewellery in Birmingham in 2013. In 2015 she won the graduate bursary to exhibit her own designs at Goldsmiths’ Fair. Her designer collection of jewellery is featured in our Bristol gallery.
Our resident silver specialist, Zoya works predominantly on Diana’s popular silver collections, and has worked with Diana on developing customised findings for bespoke pieces and collections. Having worked with Diana from the beginning, her knowledge of the jewellery is extensive.
Zoya completed the Contemporary Jewellery Course at Bristol’s School of Art and has 17 years’ experience in the jewellery industry. Her designer collection of jewellery is featured in our Bristol gallery.
As well as being a member of the workshop team working on the silver collections, Ros is also a member of the gallery team providing a valuable link between these two areas.
After graduating from Norwich University of Arts in Textile Design, Ros went on complete the Contemporary Jewellery Course at Bristol’s School of Art. Rosalyn is the first recipient of the Diana Porter Bursary award, which aims to nurture young designers. Rosalyn is currently developing her own collection bringing together her passion for both Textile and Jewellery Design.