Miranda's designs embrace a balance of control and chaos, and it is reflected in collections that have been inspired by both the perfect and imperfect aspects the natural world.
She found her calling after enrolling in the Jewellery Arts Program at George Brown College in Toronto. Since graduating, she has worked as a professional goldsmith, taking time occasionally for workshops with goldsmith Michael David Sturlin, and at the New Approach School for Jewelry. In 2014, she opened her own store, which she currently operates in Kingston, Ontario.
Van Raay is her mother's birth name.