Hello there! My name is Camille Ouellette and I am the owner and designer of the brand Camillette Jewelry.
Camillette is all about delicate, refined and modern jewelry handmade in Montreal. Gold, silver and brass are elegantly combined to produce fine jewelry pieces for everyday wear. Simple shapes and contrasting materials and colors are at the hearth of my work.
When you buy a piece from Camillette, you support a local maker and small business as well as to keep our economy going.
Materials and processes
I try to use as much local materials, services and providers as possible. Most of the material I use in my work is coming from two providers based in Montreal. Even if some of the metal is coming from Europe or Asia, I favor gold, silver, brass or bronze mined and processed ethically in Canada.
Following the slow made mouvement, I create and and make my designs by hand in my workshop in Montreal. I share my studio with three other fellow jewelers at the Ateliers Capitol in the Rosemont neighbourhood. Camillette Jewelry was founded in 2015.
What I do
I design myself all my pieces and collections. I also like to create custom pieces or redesign inherited jewelry. Looking for engagement rings, wedding bands, personalised designs in gold, platinum or with stones? You have an old piece of jewelry that you would like to remodel or precious-stones, gems or diamonds that you would like to mount on a new jewelry? Contact me to discuss about your project and create the jewelry of your dreams.
A little about me
As a young adult, I took an introduction class to jewelry making and I was instantly hooked. I completed my studies in industrial designer and then specialized in sustainability. Working as a sustainability consultant, I kept on making jewelry in my free time. I took various classes to gain experience and know-how in jewelry making. Being partly self-taught, I also learned a lot by trial and error and making (sometimes) mistakes.
I favor delicate and small designs over flashy and complex ones. I am a strong believer of a “less is more” aesthetic approach.