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I'm a cello player, writer of music, jeweler, climber, traveler, dancer, photographer, stenciler/vandal, ex-bunhead, pseudo-philatelist and wannabe samurai... among a few other things.

I've been a rockhound/magpie for as long as I can remember, and started making jewelry when I was just a wee one. Music and dance took over my life for quite a long time, until I rediscovered my early passion while passing the time between tours... Jewelry making has since become a primary focus, and the source of many good times and burnt fingers.

My jewelry work revolves, for the most part, around sterling silver, gemstones, resin, concrete, rusted metals and found objects.

I believe in punk rock, mountains, oceans, Emma Goldman, Vladimir Tatlin, Hugo Pratt, Edward Abbey, Joe Strummer, Jim Jarmusch, John Lurie, Lewis H…

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  • Joined October 25, 2006

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About

I'm a cello player, writer of music, jeweler, climber, traveler, dancer, photographer, stenciler/vandal, ex-bunhead, pseudo-philatelist and wannabe samurai... among a few other things.

I've been a rockhound/magpie for as long as I can remember, and started making jewelry when I was just a wee one. Music and dance took over my life for quite a long time, until I rediscovered my early passion while passing the time between tours... Jewelry making has since become a primary focus, and the source of many good times and burnt fingers.

My jewelry work revolves, for the most part, around sterling silver, gemstones, resin, concrete, rusted metals and found objects.

I believe in punk rock, mountains, oceans, Emma Goldman, Vladimir Tatlin, Hugo Pratt, Edward Abbey, Joe Strummer, Jim Jarmusch, John Lurie, Lewis H. Lapham, Hamid Drake, The Ex, Tom Cora, Kurt Vonnegut, things bowed and strung, metal, fire, the word 'metalsmithery', doing what you gotta do, and laughing so hard you get high...among a few other things.

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I'm a member of the Metal Arts Guild of Canada: http://www.metalarts.on.ca
and the EtsyMetal street team: http://www.etsymetal.com.

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For more about me and what I do, please visit my blog:
http://www.norsolajohnson.blogspot.com
or my flickr page:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lesmuses/
or my home site:
http://www.themusesjewels.com
for music related stuff:
http://www.myspace.com/norsola

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