NAKIIT is an independent Canadian jewellery brand that focuses on handmade, limited edition pieces and carefully curated collections. Each piece is thoughtfully designed and meticulously handcrafted by the artist, designer, and maker Melina Panara. Melina’s jewellery creations are a testament to her dedication and love for the craft. She has won several awards, sold work in pop-up shows & galleries, and has featured jewellery in international publications.
With a background in painting and graphic design, Melina leverages her creative skills to form precious metals into one-of-a-kind jewellery pieces. Melina has an honours degree in Fine Arts from the University of Guelph and formal goldsmithing training in Jewellery Arts from George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario. While studying, Melina launched her brand NAKIIT and has continued to nurture and grow her handmade small business ever since.
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