Meet our tutors

Vannetta Seecharran

Owner and director

Vannetta teaches several courses at the school but mainly Level 3 and 4 diplomas and some of the online courses. She is an extremely accomplished maker and has strong technical knowledge in both metals and textiles.

Vannetta’s approach to teaching is to encourage and inspire students to achieve their potential as designer-maker whilst emphasising professional making techniques.



2018 Internal Verifier Award

2008-2008 PGCE, Post Graduate Certificate in Education,

University of the Arts, London

1996-1998 MFA, University of New Paltz, New York, USA

1987-1992 BFA Parsons School of Design, New York City, USA

Silver and Ribbon Bracelet
Gold Plated Silver Vessels

Linda Robertson


Linda is an incredibly talented silversmith who studied her craft at the Glasgow School of Art. She went on to gain a first class honours degree, enabling her to continue her studies at the Royal College of Art. Linda then graduated in 2000 with an MA in silversmithing. She now has a studio in London and works mainly to commission, dealing with individual clients or City livery companies for their silver collections. In addition to this, Linda also teaches at Central St. Martins and Richmond College. Linda’s work is mainly in sheet metal using restrained geometric forms and is continually inspired by the architectural landscape.

Qualification: BA Jewellery and Silversmithing Glasgow School of Art, MA Jewellery and Silversmithing Royal College of Art


Stelios Karantonas


Stelios is a Greek designer with a number of impressive accomplishments. Such accomplishments including two scholarships, working as a freelance designer/maker in Thessaloniki and Athens, Greece, as well as showcasing his work in the 2015 Beijing International Contemporary Metal & Jewellery Art Exhibition. Stelios’ creations combine simplicity with elegance and showcase an impressive flow of colours and high-quality materials, presenting an elaborate technique. They can be casual without being trivial and they are universal without ceasing to be original. The common feature of all his pieces is their effortless uniqueness and versatility.

stone setting with pearls on gold ring