Lincoln Mokoena is a Goldsmith, Jewellery Manufacturing Trainer and Designer from Ekurhuleni Jewellery Project. He grew up in Soweto and started making his own jewellery in 1995. Has been in the jewellery industry since 2003. He holds a Diploma in Jewellery Design and Manufacture from Colleges of Cape Town and a Trade Test Certificate from the Mining Qualification Authority (MQA).
He has won several design competitions among them Jewellex (2002 Student Category); Anglo Gold Ashanti (Prize Winner in 2008), (Finalist in 2012); Anglo Plat (Finalist 2017); Thuthuka Best Trainer (for 5 years).
Lincoln owns a jewellery design and manufacturing company called By Lincoln specialising in custom made belts, mirrors and photo frames.