02 Apr 2019

Sue Muir

i.  I work as a Jewelry Designer. ii. I do this creative work because: I’ve never really liked store bought jewelry so I started making my own. I like the idea of wearing something that is made with thought and purpose. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work:

12 Feb 2019

Jesse Gray

i. I work as an: Artist-type person who sometimes works in/with jewellery. ii. I do this creative work because: Working through ideas with my hands keeps me (mostly) from falling into despair about the state of the environment and the political climate. Though there is an ecological/political impulse in my work,

27 Jan 2019

Hélène Bourget

i. I work as a custom goldsmith, creating one of a kind, wearable art. ii. I do this creative work because: I have always been interested in artistic pursuits, and even while working retail and in banking, I took evening classes to keep connected to my creative side. I finally

13 Apr 2018

Bayoush Mengesha

i. I work as a jeweller. I am a goldsmith who works in silver. I also use natural gemstones that are ethically cut. ii. I do this creative work because: I love working with my hands. I love observing the beautiful world around me and incorporating the new into my designs.

10 Apr 2018

Sarah Mulder

i. I work as a: Jewelry designer and artist in downtown Vancouver (Gastown) ii. I do this creative work because: It’s ingrained in me, I go to bed with designs in my head. I get flooded with ideas that I sometimes have to get out of bed to write down

11 Mar 2018

Roberto Fioravanti

i. I work as a: Hand maker of unique adornments for the body and the soul, mostly rings. ii. I do this creative work because: It’s the best thing in the world. Everyone should have an artistic outlet, I am blessed with the chance to have an artistic profession. iii.

09 Mar 2018

Adea Chung

i. I work as a: Designer/maker under the name Billy Would Designs. ii. I do this creative work because: I love it! Getting to create your own designs and be in control of all aspects of the process is incredible. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are:

19 Dec 2017

Laura Handford

i. I work as a silversmith ~ ii. I do this creative work because it feeds my spirit AND pays my bills. I am so blessed to have a lifestyle of making, creating, dreaming, and offering the results to  others! ~ iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are imagination,

05 Dec 2017

Joanna Lovett

i. I work as a jewellery designer and maker. ii. I do this creative work because… I love to create original jewellery inspired by nature that can act as life markers for the people who collect and wear it. While doing this work requires a lot of other business skills,

03 Nov 2017

Kat Cadegan

i. I work as a jeweller. ii. I do this creative work because it’s what I am naturally drawn to. I love the process and and the art of making jewellery. • iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work: I was a tree planter for 17 years. It