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Athena Metaxatoy Bio PictureAthena 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."