Melissa McGregor's Profile
When we built our dream house with a wrap-around porch in 1989 in the crook of two dry creek beds, surrounded by trees- black walnut, elderberry, cottonwood and eucalyptus- I began to refer to my new home as 'Arbor Creek'. Having used the same name for our private home school for many years, I thought it natural to carry the identity over to my venture into Artisan Jewelry.
I was blessed to have been raised by a creative and artistic mother, who's own mother, my grandma, was also a gifted artist. So I have always drawn and painted and crafted: art just 'happens'. Always. No matter what season of life I have been living.
I've been creating, repairing and up-cycling jewelry for nearly 40 years. In fact, I still have my very first needle-nose pliers and wire cutters, 'borrowed' from my father's tool bench oh, so-long ago. I have been happily married for the last…
- Born on September 22
- Joined May 7, 2010