Melis Goral, an Istanbul native, is a renowned designer of high-end jewelry. Melis received her fine arts degree in jewelry design from the prestigious Insituto Europeo Di Design in Milano.
Coming from a background of jewelry designers, Melis’s father, owner of Ziya Jewelers, is similarly well known amongst celebrities and the jewelry industry alike.
As a culturally influenced woman, Melis Goral’s love for various ethnicities and heritage brought about an interest in world travels. In that sense, she has traveled to many different regions of the world, aside from living in Italy, and spending many years in New York City.
It is through these travels, which Melis uses as influential elements in her delicate collections.
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 jewelry 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 seen 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 jewelry] is designed to be timeless and eternally precious to its wearer".