Catherine Michiels' jewelry reflects her nomadic life and spiritual consciousness. Her background includes stints in film production and working for magazines such as Elle and Marie Claire before she found her true passion in jewelry. After studying gemology in Antwerp, she began a full fledged career in jewelry in 2002. Catherine study of Reiki, the ancient Japanese discipline for stress reduction and healing can be seen as guiding principles in her hand sculpted charms and use of semiprecious gemstones. She sees her jewelry as a reminder for the wearer to find peace from within.