Following her studies at Middlesex University London, Zelia went on to work in the studios of Kirt Holmes and Simon Harrison Ltd where she both created and produced pieces for Vivienne Westwood and Agent Provocateur. Since producing her own work in her London-based studio, her ranges are currently stocked in Luisa Via Roma (Florence), Elizabeth Galton Studio (London), Pebbles (Edinburgh), Lady Moor’s Lover (Melbourne), Pretty Dangerous (Hong Kong) plus a selection of online boutiques. Zelia Horsley Jewellery was nominated for “Designer of the Year”, where she was exclusively chosen to exhibit at the launch party held in the glamorous surroundings of the Mayfair Hotel and the opening catwalk show at the Royal Exchange. Zelia was also honoured by securing a position in the “HOT 100” Nexgems sponsored by SWAROVSKI.
Zelia Horsley Jewellery has had huge attention from high end fashion publications such as Vogue.it, Vogue UK, Vogue Turkey, Vogue Russia, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, The Sunday Times Magazine "STYLE", Saturday Times Magazine, The Independent and The Guardian as well as various jewellery trade magazines. Features have also been written about her jewellery in highly regarded fashion blogs such as highsnobette.com, maketh-the-man.com, lesmads.de, kingdomofstyle.co.uk and Adornlondon.com where Zelia horsley jewellery has claimed the coveted spot of “ITEM OF THE WEEK” twice in 2011.
Photographers such as Mario Testino and fashion/creative director of Harpers Bazaar, Sophie Neophitou, have also requested pieces for shoots. As well as Fashion Editor of Instyle Magazine in NYC! Stylists Karl Plewka and Aldene Johnson (Florence and the Machine) have requested jewellery for shoots with Kylie Minogue, Isabella Rossellini’s daughter Elettra Wiedemann and Annie Lennox daughter Tali Lennox. Zelia Horsley Jewellery ‘s collections have attracted numerous private clients including BBC TV presenter Edith Bowman, a Saudi Arabian Princess, indie band 'Editors' guitarist Chris Urbanowicz and has been worn on stage by 'REM' lead singer Michael Stipe. Zelia has also received compliments on her jewellery from actress Jennifer Aniston.