Don’t miss meeting Shannon Stewart at our Customer Appreciation Event on October 28th!
Jewellery making is in my blood. First there was a young love affair with colourful seed beads and friendship bracelets. In my adolescence, I developed some bad ass calluses knotting chunky macrame hemp necklaces. I paid my way through university working at a bead store creating crystal bridal tiaras and teaching jewellery making classes. Then, I was inspired to run away to the West Coast to go to jewellery art school and learn to work with precious metals, stones, and fire.
Since graduating in 2007 from the Jewellery Art and Design program at Vancouver Community College as a two time award winning student, I’ve been selling my work in a variety of ways including art/craft shows, such as Portobello West and Make It Vancouver, private jewellery and studio parties, community art crawls, including The Drift and the Eastside Culture Crawl, consignment sales in local boutiques, and online via Etsy. My jewellery has been featured in Fashion magazine, the Vancouver Sun, LouLou Magazine, and during Vancouver Fashion Week 2009.
I create in my inspiring and beautiful studio on the East side of Vancouver, B.C., with high ceilings and a perfect view of downtown. As I smash silver and copper and gold with my hammers, I get one step closer to my dream every day through the act of creating and crafting.