Melissa Chen: Meet Our Designer
Melissa Chen: Meet Our Designer by George Collins
Melissa Chen is a Canadian artist and designer who creates art inspired by the natural world. Melissa immigrated to British Columbia, Canada at the age of two. She attended the Royal College of Art in London, England for her Master of Arts in Painting. She previously studied fine art at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. In 2018, she founded LUNAR RAIN, her own fine jewellery brand.
Melissa Chen started collecting vintage and antique jewellery when she was fifteen years old. When she was seventeen, she began designing jewellery after taking a jewellery-making class in high school. She then went on to art school, where she focused on fine art and filmmaking. After obtaining her master’s degree, she embarked on a career in jewellery.
2016 – 2018 The Royal College of Art, London, UK. MA in Painting
2010 – 2014 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, USA. Bachelor of Fine Arts
For more information about Melissa, please her website at MelissaChen.ca
Our Unicorn Tapestry jewellery is a part of our Gothic Romance Collection. Unicorn tapestry photos are from metmuseum.org
Lunar Rain is a Canadian jewellery brand based in Vancouver, Canada. We ship worldwide and specialize in making fine jewellery inspired by nature.
Shop our work at LunarRain.com
We currently have 5 collections:
Full Fathom Five – A collection inspired by sunken treasure and the sea.
Earthly Delights – Fantastical jewels inspired by nature, food and other earthly pleasures.
Gothic Romance – Jewellery inspired by gothic art, fashion and literature.
Celestial Dreams – Jewellery inspired by the stars and galaxies above and heavenly deities.
All The Devils Are Here – A darker collection inspired by witchcraft, hell, monsters and memento mori jewellery.