F.I.T. (Fashion Institute of Technology New York)
Jewelry Design Department graduate
Atomi Gakuen Women's University graduate - Aesthetics and Art History
Japan Jewelry Craft School graduate
Studied engraving with Minato Nakamura sensei
Studio Jewelers graduate
After working in production with Subversive Jewelry and Philip Crangi for their collections, Ayaka Nishi launched her own brand in 2008.
Her signature work using the shape and material of natural bone, coral, and cells have been featured by national and international magazines such as Vogue Italy, ELLE U.S., and Vogue U.K.
Also, her jewelry was featured in many films and commercials and promotion movie such as Beyonce's
music video, lemonade, and Marvel Production film, Avengers, Fox channel tv show, Gotham.
She plays an active role in jewelry shows hosted at the Hotel Empire and Hotel Chelsea.
Ayaka's hobbies include watching movies, visiting museums, and cycling. She also loves animals, bossa nova, and cream puffs.
Ayaka Nishi's Homepage: www.ayakanishi.com
「 To create your own one-of-a-kind jewelry is a rewarding experience. To wear that unique piece you created yourself gives self-fullfilment. To allow my students for such experience, I teach carefully step-by-step with student-oriented instruction. 」