Norah Downey's Profile

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I love designing something in my mind, creating it with my hands, and knowing someone is wearing my work and it is making them happy.

My name is Norah. II spent years as a self taught jeweler and I over the last few years I have blended my "outsider art" style with formal jewelery education for results that make me , and hopefully you, really happy.

I am also a collector (read: hoarder) of special beads and beautiful stones and baubles, since childhood. I am a licensed Physical Therapist and years ago I needed a small reward (read: bribe) for a particular patient for motivation and I made her a little bracelet out of some of my childhood baubles. I told her the stories behind each bead and stone and she was thrilled. She was officially hooked on me and, thus, PT and I started my jewelry co- career…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 8
  • Joined February 1, 2009

Favorite materials

broken and vintage jewelry, anything sparkley, my moms old jewelry, gold filled metal, sterling silver, semi precious stones dripping with color

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RockandChainJewelry
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About

I love designing something in my mind, creating it with my hands, and knowing someone is wearing my work and it is making them happy.

My name is Norah. II spent years as a self taught jeweler and I over the last few years I have blended my "outsider art" style with formal jewelery education for results that make me , and hopefully you, really happy.

I am also a collector (read: hoarder) of special beads and beautiful stones and baubles, since childhood. I am a licensed Physical Therapist and years ago I needed a small reward (read: bribe) for a particular patient for motivation and I made her a little bracelet out of some of my childhood baubles. I told her the stories behind each bead and stone and she was thrilled. She was officially hooked on me and, thus, PT and I started my jewelry co- career.

Flash forward yo today, and everyday I am excited to get home to my workbench, to learn more about the art of jewelry design, and to create modern, and affordable jewelry, that is a little treat for women.

to return to shopping: http://www.RusticRockJewelry.etsy.com
to see my shop policies: http://www.etsy.com/shop/RusticRockJewlrey/policy

To visit my largest store that is bursting with color and semi-precious gemstones. Jewelry created with recycled metals and fairly traded gemstones.
http://www.yourdailyjewels.etsy.com

and to purchase the perfect personalized gift visit my newest shop:
http://www.SilverInitialJewelry.etsy.com
For a HUGE selection of wax seal initials and monograms, ALL created with recycled metals.

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Although I use new materials in many pieces, I also deconstruct vintage jewelry and reconstruct it into unique, colorful, modern pieces using the older metals, findings, and stones. These are my favorite pieces. Each with a little story behind it.

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www.yourdailyjewels.blogspot.com
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