Sarah Uffelmann was born and raised in Waterloo,Ontario. Throughout her adulthood, life has taken her on many adventures. She completed both undergraduate and graduate degrees in child studies and early childhood special education. This afforded her many work and travel opportunities. She has lived, studied or worked in New York City, India,Toronto, London, and Barrie,Ontario.
After 20 years and some soul-searching, Sarah left her career in social services to explore her creative side. In 2007, she graduated from the Goldsmithing program at Georgian College with h onours. She was the recipient of the Tiffany and Co. Academic Award.
Sarah currently operates her studio and business from her home in Barrie,Ontario. She sells much of her jewellery through craft show venues as well as through an expanding network of commissions and galleries.