Melissa Caron's Profile
Welcome to my online boutique! I am a self taught Goldsmith, creating jewelry for body adornment. I am in love with the creative process. Curiosity and intuition are my guiding forces.
My life as an artist began at a very early age, with dance as my creative expression. As I grew older I fell in love with traveling, wandering through central America, South America, India, Thailand, Nepal....always drawn to the street life, especially craft markets. On one of my 6 month journeys through central America, at the age of 19, I came across street jewelers, and I commissioned one of them to make me a very elaborate armband...well our friendship grew and before I knew it I was on my way to buy some metal and try my hand at creating jewelry myself. I was sent away to "make something". And so began my journey with metal and gemstones, I was in love!
I spent over 12 years nurturing my daughter and my craft on Saltspring island, then…
- Born on December 7
- Joined June 22, 2009