Norma Refsal's Profile
My jewelry is hand fabricated of sterling silver and enamel on copper. I also use semiprecious gemstones, beads and Lake Superior beach pebbles. I believe jewelry should be easy and eye-catching yet clean and simple. I bring the colors of the earth, sea and sky into small personal treasures to be worn every day. Most of my earring wires are handmade by me as are a number of my findings, giving my collections individual appeal.
My designs are harmonious compositions of familiar shapes and bold colors, with the goal being nothing more complicated than adding a little spring to our steps through subtle embellishment. Life can be difficult, here, take my hand!
I have studied art metals at the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse; at Telemark College in Rauland, Norway; and the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC. I have been…
- Joined April 11, 2007