The Laura J. Team

Welcome to Laura J Designs, where every piece of jewelry is a labor of love crafted by us, Laura and Melissa. We take pride in handmaking each item to order, ensuring meticulous attention to detail and a personal touch in every creation. With our passion for design and commitment to quality, we infuse every piece with creativity and care. Our goal is to provide you with unique, beautifully crafted jewelry that reflects our dedication to craftsmanship. Explore our collection and experience the artistry, devotion, and personalized touch that make Laura J Designs truly special


Laura's journey as a jewelry designer took root in the vibrant city of Boulder, Colorado, where she found inspiration while studying under the esteemed Carla Morrison. Blessed with a natural artistic ability, Laura effortlessly embraced the medium and embarked on a path that would shape her creative destiny. With an unwavering dedication to her craft, she honed her skills in a jewelry repair shop, refining her techniques to perfection.

Fueled by an unyielding passion and an unshakeable belief in her calling, Laura fearlessly ventured into the realm of entrepreneurship, establishing her own business. This pivotal moment marked the beginning of a remarkable journey, where Laura's distinctive designs would captivate the hearts of discerning clientele. 

Laura’s designs stand out as a testament to her creative prowess, boasting a distinctiveness that resonates with each wearer. By infusing her pieces with an exquisite blend of high-quality materials and artistic vision, Laura has cultivated a loyal following of customers who eagerly return for more of her captivating creations.


Melissa Salmon is a passionate jewelry designer known for her craftsmanship and unique artistic vision. From a young age, Melissa found solace and self-expression through art therapy, and it was during this time that her love for jewelry making blossomed. She began frequenting a local bead shop and was quickly offered a job, where she honed numerous skills and taught many classes.

As an independent artist with a gift for attention to detail and an outside the box design process, Melissa was a natural fit for the Laura J. Designs team. After working as an assistant to Laura for 5 years, she was brought on as a designer and Partner in the company in 2019.

Throughout her journey as a jewelry designer, Melissa has continuously honed her skills, experimenting with various techniques and materials to push the boundaries of her creativity. She believes that jewelry is more than just an accessory—it is a wearable form of art that allows individuals to express their personality and innermost emotions.

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