Melis Goral, born in Istanbul, Turkey, is a renowned designer of fine jewellery and winner of the ELLE Jewelry designer of the year award 2014. Melis received her fine arts degree in Jewellery design from the prestigious Instituto Europeo Di Design in Milan.
Coming from a background of Jewellery designers, Melis’s father, owner of Ziya Jewellers, is similarly well known amongst celebrities and the jewellery industry alike.
As a culturally influenced woman, Melis Goral’s love for various ethnicities and heritage brought about an interest in world travels. She has traveled to many different regions of the world, developing inspirations that influence her intricate collections. She has spend many years living in Italy aswell as in New York City.
Melis Goral designs are recognisable by their elegance with a contemporary twist. The 1920’s Art Deco heritage and style of her pieces, promises a certain timelessness that we all seek.
In 2008, Melis launched her brand with the opening of her first collection, Color Therapy. After receiving much merit and the attention of numerous celebrities, Melis Goral instantly became an acclaimed brand throughout the fashion and jewellery industry.
Through multi-cultural influences and her vast world travels, Melis draws inspiration for her collections from nature as well as culture.
The brand is continuously featured in high-end magazines and can be spotted on many famous celebrities. The collections are carried at top of the line boutiques, as well as being sold in luxury department stores such as Beymen.
Melis Goral’s intricate designs consist of custom-cut emeralds, sapphires, and rubies delicately entwined with gold. Melis states “every piece (of jewellery) is designed to be timeless and eternally precious to its wearer”.