Trained as an architect in Brazil, Mayza’s jewellery design and making has always been an extension of her architectural imagination.

After she finished her degree in at Brasilia University she was granted a scholarship to research metal structures from which she developed an interest in metal work . Initially attending Renato Camargo School of Jewellery in Sao Paulo and after working alongside key designers in Sao Paulo and Europe she kept jewellery as a parallel activity with Architecture.

She moved to London and in 2007 she set up her studio where she designs and makes her jewellery collections.

Fluid necklace in silver and gold