Perisak Juuso

Perisak Juuso, photo by Irene Snarby

Perisak Juuso (b. 1953) is a duojár who lives and works in Mertajärvi in Sápmi/North Sweden. Juuso is especially known for his knives, the sheaths and handles of which he fashions out of reindeer antlers and wood. He has developed his own style of ornamentation for the objects he crafts, based on traditional Sámi patterns and shapes.

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