Laura Doran is the owner of The Copper Mine Collection.
After a long career in the corporate world and several short forks in the road since retirement, I have found myself totally immersed in creating copper jewelry. The warmth of the copper is what beckoned me and the transforming a piece of metal into something visually and tactilely pleasing is what has kept me going.
I am continually acquiring new skills and equipment to bring a new vision to my work. I work in copper, with organic embellishments, out of my home studio and find it very relaxing and productive. I am so lucky to have spent the 10 years among amazingly talented jewelers as friends in the Western Ave community in Lowell MA. They have been teachers and inspirations to me every step of the way.
I have recently moved to South Carolina, so my show schedule is going to be very limited this year. I will post as I confirm shows/dates etc. I am available via email or the contact page here if you are interested in one of my pieces. Thank you for your support.