John grew up in Sierra Madre, California where he began his artistic endeavors in high school designing and crafting jewelry in Gay Lewis's jewelry design class. He continued to take design classes under John Dickerhoff at Pasadena City College where he received an "Outstanding Art Student award". He finished his metal smithing and design studies under the teachings of Hudson Roescher, a world class craftsman, at Cal State Los Angeles and shortly thereafter opened up his own Jewelry design store called John Meyer Design.
Besides jewelry, John creates a plethora of other hand-crafted items from furniture / sculpture / home design and photography. He now works mostly as a builder/Artist/ designer metal smith etc. Custom orders are always welcome. He mostly creates one-of-a-kind works of art.