Malia Peoples

Ventures Entrepreneur Since 2016


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About Melted

Malia Peoples started their business in 2018

My name is Malia Peoples. I am a native Hawaiian raised in the Pacific Northwest.

Melted is a line of uplifting, colorful and classic porcelain jewelry that features ahead-of-the-trend, gender-neutral shapes suitable for everyday wear.

I have been working in Seattle’s fashion industry as a designer for over a decade. Working with clay has so many more possibilities than making clothing and it just feels so right.

I mix powdered glass colorants into porcelain, cut out shapes, and form a porcelain pizza by layering different pieces together. The pizza is smashed and then cut into necklaces, earrings, and more. This is a modern take on the Japanese art of Nerikomi.

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