Ouray Silversmiths opened in 2003 in Ouray, Colorado. Founded by Melanie Kline as a small studio with a retail front, the business began to grow quickly. Recognizing the need for a stronger year-round customer base, Ouray Silversmiths purchased a building in Montrose, CO to serve as the primary workshop and second retail front.
Today, the Ouray location has been closed The Montrose location is open six days a week, 10 am to 6 pm throughout the year.
Melanie retired from Ouray Silversmiths in 2011. Josh Kline, Melanie's oldest son, took over the business and continues to operate it.
Ouray Silversmiths continues to design and fabricate all original designs, create custom pieces based on customer specifications, as well as handling all repairs for gold and silver jewelry.