Show & Tell
About Jamie North
Jamie North has been designing jewelry and instructing jewelry making classes since 2004. She is an avid beader (SRAJD 1310) whose designs have been published in numerous beading magazines including Bead & Button, Bead Style, Bead Design Studio, Step-by-Step Beads, Stringing, 101 Bracelets Necklaces and Earrings, Creative Jewelry and Beadwork. Jamie instructs classes both in Canada, the United States and The Bahamas and is honoured to be one of only 3 CREATE YOUR STYLE with Swarovski Elements Ambassadors in Canada.
An active designer for Unicorne Beads, Jamie enjoys receiving all the new beads from them to create with. She has also designed for Helby/Beadsmith, is featured on Artbeads.com, and has projects on various other vendor sites.
Jamie’s background includes diverse and extensive experience as a Human Resource professional with particular focus on recruitment and training. She has developed and delivered many courses on a variety of topics - now happily confining her training to jewelry-making and design.
Jamie has one grown son and she is a proud western Canadian girl. She resides in Calgary, Alberta, Canada with her life partner, Kevin, and their four precious ‘fur babies’, Max, Tessa, Jewel and most recently, Winston. Jamie and Kevin also participate with the Pawsitive Match Rescue organization helping rescued dogs from Mexico, the United States, and the Northwest Territories.