Gisèle Theriault began to pursue Jewellery design in 1990 while she was expecting her third child, a son. He was born five years to the day of her father’s death. Her father was the village barber in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Intrigued by stories of humanity and their symmetries her father was a passionate listener as the barbershop echoed with stories.
When he retold many of the village’s tribulations and triumphs around his family supper table the stories became imbued with a sense of human proportion and achievement. The spirit of compassion in this gentle man and a wonderful storyteller inspired the dedication of The Barber’s Daughters