Athena Metaxatou was born in Athens on 2 August 1979.
She graduated from Moraitis School in Athens in 1997 and her love for design and jewelry led her at MOCUME in Athens. The unique “ Private Vocational Training Institudes” in Silversmithing ( in the sectors of: Handmade Jewellery, Casting Jewellery and Jewellery Design ) recognised by the Ministry of Education.
She continued her studies in 2003 at the contemporary jewelry school ALCHIMIA in Florence, Italy. During her study there she followed:
A seminar of 300 hours with the distinguished Italian designer and jewelry manufacturer Giampaolo Babetto.
A Seminar with Sofie Lochaert, a jewelery gallery owner in Belgium,
A 10-day seminar of Modern Art with the Italian Lara Vinca Massini.
The next year 2004 he studied at the Fine Arts School in Florence a program for selected artists in the sections: painting nude and zincography.
The love for nature became her inspiration and made her settle in Kefalonia a Greek island, her place of origin. So in the island's capital, Argostoli, launched in 2008 her own business -workshop and jeweler shop, known by the title «Athena’s workshop."