Sima Vaziry - Jewellery Tutor
• Beginners, Intermediate and Taster metal clay classes
• Pearls Knotting class
• Jewellery Business class
• The History of Jewellery
• Advanced Beading
• Fingerprint Jewellery
Previous qualifications & Training:
I obtained a BA in Graphic Design at Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication and completed a Masters’ course at Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design. I then worked professionally as a graphic designer for over 15 years.
More recently, I took a number courses at Central Saint Martins College, Holts Academy and City Lit, covering the traditional areas of silversmithing, engraving, gemmology and illustration.
I also attended a number of short courses covering special techniques like gold fusion, keum boo, professional stringing and advanced soldering with very well known designers such as Sonia Cheadle, Louise O’Neill, Olivia Schlevogt, Sarah Stafford, and Debbie Carlton.
Things I do now:
Teaching at the London Jewellery School.
Developing my jewellery collection
Working to add e-commerce to my jewellery website
Creative director at onvisual.com
Winning a PPA award for a magazine I designed and an honourable mention award from Aida Chemicals at the 14th annual Japanese Pearl competition (check my website for more info)
Building onvisual.com into a successful design group and establishing long term relationships with our clients.
Fulfilling my ambition to get my jewellery design business going and being able to make this change of direction.
Things to achieve in the future:
Carry on designing new pieces of jewellery that people love to wear and make a success of my jewellery business.
3 words that describe me are:
Creative, Ambitious, Fun
My favourite jeweller is:
Gurhan Orhan at the moment but I am always looking out for new creative designers to appreciate.
Check out my work at:
Please Note: Our classes are suitable for those aged 16 and over & for health and safety reasons, all students need to wear closed toe shoes when coming to the workshop. If you have any access requirements, please contact us before booking a course. And due to our small class sizes we are unable to offer transfers or refunds on our courses once booked. Please make sure you can make the date before booking. Thanks LJS x