Happy Dragon designs
A New York City native, jeweler/metalsmith Alix Railton hose to make Park City her lifelong home 30 years ago. She and husband Sean raised their two [now grown] children here in the mountains. Family is top priority for Alix, and also takes center stage in her work. Although she crafts an abundance of new pieces, her speciality is taking vintage [and maybe just a little dated] jewelry that has sentimental value for her clients, say a grandmother’s pearls or a family sapphire, and turning them into more practical pieces of jewelry they’ll wear every day.
I love hearing people’s life stories and histories, she says. It is an honor and a privilege. This guides me as I transform their vintage jewelry into modern remembrances they can wear.
Meaningful. Authentic. Thought-ful.