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Come see where the magic unfolds.

Dec 4 – 24, noon – 6pm daily
Visit my Halifax studio during my open hours to try things on in person, cozy up by the fire, and watch how things are made. No appointment necessary!

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"It evokes movement, fluidity, flexibility, and echoes the twists and turns of life… maybe that’s it."

Crossing Paths Rings on Model
Varieties of OneFooter Rings in Gold and Silver

Bringing joy to people is Dorothée’s main inspiration. All purchases are exchangeable until it looks and feels right. Shop with confidence.
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…and shipping is always free for orders over $400.​

Each piece is individually handcrafted. When I begin to translate my inspiration into metal, I work very intuitively, allowing space for serendipity.


Environmental sustainability and ethical sourcing are priorities. My suppliers are committed to ethical sourcing, and strong environmental and labor practices. Most of the precious metals I use are recycled, and all diamonds are Canadian-mined.
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Palladium White Gold Diamond Onefooter Ring


For the necklaces in the MoonPearl series, I took the idea of the ‘hand of the maker’, and combined it with the notion of a pearl’s home – the shell. On first glance, the individual sterling elements seem to be shells.  The close observer will discover, however, that these individually hand-fabricated elements are in fact each molded with my own hands, which is evident in them carrying fingerprints: proof of the hand of the maker.

One Footer Rings

A one foot length of sterling silver or 18k gold wire is first forged in various directions, much like life pushes and pulls us. The wire is then wound repeatedly into a continuous loop, wrapping around the finger many times without beginning or end. This design started as a drawing in brush and ink; the undulating line of the brushwork can still be detected in the translation into metal. Because each one is wrought by hand, the flow of wire finds its own way each time I create a new ring. Thus, every Onefooter ring is unique and different; no two are the same.

Artist Edition

Maple Leaf Dangle Earrings

The Maple Leaf Series, inspired by my Canadian citizenship, begins with taking imprints of real maple leaves around my house in Halifax. This imprint of fresh leaves is made in wax, then cast, and finally rolled up to build individually unique textures. There are only a few of these earrings, and when they are gone, there will be no more. More MapleLeaf Dangle Earrings >

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Renew Your Old Rings

Do you have gold jewellery kicking around which, for one reason or another, you no longer wear?
Gold can most definitely be recycled, and made into something brand new.
I may also be able to use some, or all of your stones, in the creation of a new piece.
Old into new rings
Setting a new stone

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Come visit me in person at a local show near you.
Try things on, get access to one-of-a-kind pieces not available online, or just talk to me about what inspires you.
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Open Studio Hours for the Holidays

December 4, 2019 - December 24, 2019

Noon - 6pm Daily

3247 Agricola Street, Halifax, NS, Canada

In The Studio


Slow Down

If you follow me on social media, you may have noticed that I disappeared for almost two weeks. I indeed went away – not only

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