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Dear valued students, the London Jewellery School premises will not be reopening this year 2021 and we are now offering online classes. For more information please check our 'questions' page in the menu. And to find out about online learning please visit 'Jewellers Academy' (www.jewellersacademy.com) in the menu. Please contact the LJS for all enquiries by email at info@londonjewelleryschool.co.uk rather than telephone. Best wishes LJS Team x
0203 176 0546
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Ground Floor Studios

New House, 67-68 Hatton Garden, London EC1N 8JY

Ground Floor Studios

New House, 67-68 Hatton Garden, London EC1N 8JY

Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm

Meet the Team

We are delighted to be the ones helping you on your jewellery making journey... 
Here are the awesome team that makes LJS such a wonderful place to learn, create and thrive as a jeweller.  

Jessica Rose: Founder 

Jess is an award-winning entrepreneur. She started the London Jewellery School back in 2009 and we have trained over 20,000 students and run 1,000s of creative classes since.

Mireille Najm: General Manager

Mireille looks after the school the students and the tutors. This is the friendly face you are likely to speak to when you call us (0203 176 0546)


Valerie Frampton: Studio Coordinator

Valerie looks after the office and welcomes all our lovely students into the school.


Ellie Graham: Digital Marketing Manager

Ellie looks after all our social media platforms and loves creating all her own jewellery pieces.



Our Talented Tutors:

Helen Walls: Diploma Lead Tutor 

Helen is a talented jewellery designer and advanced tutor who teaches many of our classes. She completed a degree in jewellery before going on to launch her own jewellery business and has a wealth of knowledge to pass on to students of all levels.  

Michelle Leaver: 

Michelle is a passionate jewellery tutor who teaches enamel, silver/ benchwork, jewellery business and more. She has been with LJS for nearly 10 years and has taught 100s (maybe 1000's) of our classes. She also teaches online courses for our sister company jewellers academy. 


Sara-Jane Stella: 

An experienced teacher, SJ is a jeweller who focuses on one-off bespoke pieces (with a trendy vintage feel). She has her own shop in East London and teaches a whole range of classes at LJS including wax carving, resin, perspex, mixed media and more. 

Amy Keeper: 

Amy's work is exquisite. She is an experienced bench jeweller who trained through Diploma's in jewellery and now exhibits regularly at the highly acclaimed goldsmiths fair. She owns her own jewellery shop selling her work and passes on hew knowledge through classes at LJS 


Sima Vaziry:

Sima is an established jewellery designer/maker. She has sold her work at the British Museum for 8 years and gained much press attention for her work. She shares her passion for metal clay, gemstones, pearls and more through our classes. 


Sophie Arnott:

Sophie runs her own jewellery brand, Anvil and Ivy Jewellery, is a lover of all things wax carving and creates stunning collections through this technique. She started with LJS as a student, has a wonderful teaching style and also teaches classes for Jewellers Academy. 


Barbara Yarde:

Barbara is a trained Goldsmith who uses a variety of techniques to combine precious gold and silver with traditional design processes such as wax carving, Keum-Boo (fine gold fusing) and reticulation in her own jewellery work. Barbara teaches on our silver jewellery courses.


The tutors are really what makes LJS - each one a jewellery professional with industry experience and a passion for passing on their knowledge... 

Anna Dighton: 

Anna has worked in the gemstone and jewellery trade for over 14 years. She is a qualified gemmologist (FGA), has passed the diamond grading practical and is a NAJ, Institute of Registered Valuer’s member (MIRV). Anna’s passion and enthusiasm for gemstones, jewellery and learning comes across in her teaching.

Amanda Baptiste:

Amanda loves teaching all our Metal clay classes and has a talent for teaching Beginners to Intermediate beading. Her favourite class to teach is Beginners Metal clay.  

Anna Campbell: 

Anna is a qualified teacher and metal clay artist with accreditation from both Art Clay and PMC. She is a regular contributor to Making Jewellery magazine and is the founder of the ring a month challenge for jewellers on Instagram and Facebook which has participants from around the world. Anna teaches on our metal clay and jewellery business classes and also works for our sister company Jewellers Academy.

Hayley Kruger:

Hayley is a very talented jeweller and teacher. After completing her jewellery degree she went on to design costume jewellery for big names including Marks and Spencer, Lola Rose, River Island and Next. She now creates her own jewellery, focusing on bespoke pieces for clients. And you may recognise her as a regular guest designer on Jewellery Maker TV. Hayley is a tutor for our silver jewellery and business classes.

Sarah Fiorenza: 

Sarah completed a Silversmithing degree and then worked as a Fashion Jewellery Designer working for companies including Next, River Island, Paul Smith, Adele Marie, Oasis and Miss Selfridge. She has also written a jewellery book for kids and is a contributor to Making Jewellery magazine.

Stuart Pool:

Stuart is a specialist in responsibly mined and fully traceable coloured gemstones, mainly sourced directly from mines in Sri Lanka and Tanzania. He runs gem trading companies Nineteen48, Rubyfair and Crown Gems, as well as being a co-founder of Fair Luxury a group focused on positive change in the jewellery industry. Stuart is our guest expert tutor for our Ethical Gemstones class.

Penny Akester:

Penny has completed undergraduate and masters degrees in jewellery and is a qualified teacher. She teaches a wide variety of classes with us at the London Jewellery School including silver jewellery, metal clay, wax and beading.  Penny is the founder and organiser of the pass it along, a collaborative jewellery project with contributors from all over the world.


Kimberly Wingrove:

Kimberley took the Diploma course here at the London Jewellery School and is a valued tutor teaching a full range of classes! She is also a jewellery designer and maker.



Annie Mason:

Annie started to learn jewellery making for herself through specialist courses as a way to relieve stress and found the jewellery took over! She enjoys teaching a variety of different jewellery making classes at the London Jewellery School.


Anelia Kuprina:

Aneila is a Goldsmith with experience of working as a production jeweller including for Dower and Hall, Stubbs and Co and Ming.




Tori Foster:

Tori started making jewellery with beads, fabric and found objects before finding a silver jewellery evening club in her hometown. After a few years there and making pieces in her spare time, she took our Silver Diploma course and has returned as a tutor




Stelios Karantonas:-

Stelios is a Greek designer with numerous impressive accomplishments; these include two scholarships in prestigious institutions and working as a freelance designer/maker in Thessaloniki and Athens, Greece. Stelios has already participated in several international exhibitions. All his pieces are hand-made in his Hatton Gardens workshop, where he constantly grows as a designer, working on a variety of gemstones, 9, 18 and 22 Karat Gold and 925 Sterling Silver. His custom-made designs have created a loyal clientele and a constant workflow over the past five years. 


Joana Cunha

Joanna is a skilled Designer Maker. using mainly traditional jewellery skills, but is also interested in the combination of traditional skills with new technologies and materials. 

She has a MA Degree in Jewellery Design at The Cass, London Metropolitan University and has her own Studio North in Islington, London.



Nadia Abbas:-

Nadia graduated with a BA Hons degree in Jewellery, Silversmithing & Related Arts in London. She is an entrepreneur and runs her own jewellery businesses making handcrafted pieces and releases them in themed collections. She specialises in wax carving and now has joined the LJS team to teach the skills she has learnt throughout her years in the industry.


Chloe Morgan:-

Chloe Morgan is a London based jeweller with a BA (Hons) in Jewellery & Silversmithing from Birmingham’s School of Jewellery, who has been teaching wax carving classes for three years and also has a passion for silver smithing.