With an extensive history in the industry of fashion accessories and jewellery, Emma is an expert in design and production. Her expansive knowledge includes not only the technical aspects of design and manufacturing of both fashion and luxury jewellery, but the business side as well.
Emma’s educational history is proof of her passion: she has a Practical Diamond Grading Certificate from the Gemmological Association of Australia, and was also selected for post-graduate scholarship at Le Arti Orafe Jewellery School in Florence, Italy. She has a Jewellery Trade Certificate from Sydney Technical College and a Jewellery Design Certificate from Randwick Technical College. She has also won several distinguished awards, such as top place in Liz Claiborne Accessories The WWD 100, and she was also the winner of the South Sea Pearl Design Award of Excellence.
Emma’s background includes important positions within numerous jewellery companies from around the world, including TBE Design Limited in Hong Kong, China, Liz Claiborne in the United States, Virgin Cosmetics Company in London, UK, and most recently Mr Harvey Blak right here in Australia.
In working overseas with some of the world’s top brands in fashion accessories and jewellery, Emma accumulated vast amounts of skill and experience. She brings unique, fresh perspectives to the courses she teaches, and her proven ability in design and manufacturing leaves no doubt as to her drive, proficiency, and passion for her craft.