About Shigemi Cheves
Shigemi is a full member of:
* British Complementary Medicine Association
* The Healers Foundation
* International College of Crystal Healing (a member of Association of Crystal Healing Organization)
* Feng Shui Institute (FCFSI)
* The Gold Smiths' Company
Shigemi studied crystal healing over two years to qualify as a crystal therapist about 18 years ago. She continued studies and did a four-year advanced crystal healing and spiritual development course. She also holds qualifications including Reiki and traditional Chinese Feng Shui consultation etc.
With a deep understanding in the energy field, together with her very high perception towards energy - her gift to be able to see energy of different materials used, Shigemi designs and creates very unique and beautiful healing jewellery of Graceful Encounter.
Shigemi also has a long career experience in the financial industry, which includes working for large global financial institutions such as Fidelity Investment Management and Barclays Global Investors in investment management.
She was a director and head of the Asia Pacific investor relation desk at Thomson Reuters Financial in London.
She was also one of the founders and a director at a private consultancy firm which specialises in investor relations, corporate governance/ ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) .
These experiences of working in very high-pressured environments help her understand problems caused by issues such as stress and anxiety.
In addition, Shigemi occasionally models for artists at the UK pastel society, one of the most established and prestigious artist associations, etc.
* The top left image below was taken when Shigemi was modelling at the Mall Gallery. The right image was her portrait by Victor Ambrus, a well known artist in the UK.
Shigemi modelling in kimono
Portrait by Victor Ambrus