Lucia Massei was Born in Pisa, Italy. She obtained a high school diploma in Jewellery design at the State Art Institute of Florence in 1981. She graduated with a degree ( M. A. ) in Fine Arts and Painting at the Accademy of Fine Arts of Florence in 1985. She is co-founder and director of ” ALCHIMIA ” Contemporary Jewellery School in Florence since 1998 (more about Lucia Massei here). Here is her website.