Paula Godden is an artist, jewellery designer and celebrated local entrepreneur. As the creator behind The Pirate + The Gypsy, Paula is handcrafting her own career path and leaving her mark on the fashion scene.
The Pirate and the Gypsy is a collection of jewellery meticulously made by hand in Paula’s New Westminster studio. From personally choosing each ethically sourced stone to using only quality metals, Paula is truly crafting each piece.
Paula’s decision to focus on her craft has given her the opportunity to arrive at a new starting point for the rest of her personal and creative journey. Her artistic pursuits have given her the drive and determination to overcome personal challenges in her own past. Paula has a story to tell. Her history, experiences and struggles are reflected in her line of jewellery. Each piece is an expression–an expression any woman can interpret to tell her own story.
Through her art, Paula has found the freedom to be herself. She has embraced her Gypsy heritage and is inspired by the spirit, beliefs and traditions of her culture.
It’s not just about looking good, it’s about feeling good about what you are wearing. Paula believes every woman should have access to beautiful, consciously made jewellery at affordable prices. The Pirate + The Gypsy jewellery is not simply something you wear, it’s a feeling. There is something so incredibly personal in choosing a piece that has been handcrafted. Paula brings soul to her work and her desire is for you to feel a connection to her creative process.