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~ Modern jewelry for the vintage soul ~

Unique Artisan Jewelry ~ Silver, gold and gemstones~ Welcome to Siren jewels

ABOUT MY WORK: I use high quality, recycled metals & gemstones that have been processed & mined in an eco and sociologically friendly way. All Metal used is nickel free.

ME: Hello, My name is Melissa, I grew up in lovely upstate N.Y. and come from a family of craftspeople. I've always loved jewelry, when I was little it was always a treat when my mother would let me go through her jewelry box and try everything on. After going to school for graphic design I moved out west and took a metalworking class for fun. I fell in love with the process of forming and fabricating metal. It starts out flat and lifeless and is sculpted into something that seems to have a…

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  • Born on November 21
  • Joined July 5, 2006

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Silver, natural gemstones, gold, palladium silver

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About

~ Modern jewelry for the vintage soul ~

Unique Artisan Jewelry ~ Silver, gold and gemstones~ Welcome to Siren jewels

ABOUT MY WORK: I use high quality, recycled metals & gemstones that have been processed & mined in an eco and sociologically friendly way. All Metal used is nickel free.

ME: Hello, My name is Melissa, I grew up in lovely upstate N.Y. and come from a family of craftspeople. I've always loved jewelry, when I was little it was always a treat when my mother would let me go through her jewelry box and try everything on. After going to school for graphic design I moved out west and took a metalworking class for fun. I fell in love with the process of forming and fabricating metal. It starts out flat and lifeless and is sculpted into something that seems to have a personality of its own. I love natural gemstones! I'm amazed at what the earth can create with the right combination of heat and minerals. I hand form all my pieces. All designs are original and a lot of my pendants are one of a kind. Working with my hands to create a beautiful, tangible piece of art is very fulfilling to me. I make things that I like to wear (and hope that you like to wear them too). I am inspired by the splendor of nature and try to keep my designs clean and simple with graceful form and energy.

I have taken metalsmithing classes at Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts in San Francisco and City College San Francisco. I have been making jewelry since 2002.

I am also a single mom raising two fast growing, fun loving girls. They help out in the studio from time to time. Someday, I hope to include them in the family biz :)

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Thanks for looking ♥,
Melissa Bradley

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