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Always wanted to work with gold but is the price of gold a deterrent? In this one-day jewelry class, students will learn the ancient Korean technique of Keum-Boo; which is applying thin sheets of 24k gold to silver using heat.
Students will learn how to prep sterling silver and fine silver, apply 24k gold foil, and use patina to create black and gold contrast.
At the end of class, students will have completed a pair of dangle earrings and a pendant and if time allows, a ring.
Class duration: 6 hours with a 20-minute break for lunch.
Prerequisite: None; though if you wish to make a ring, you will need to have taken Metals 1
Last day to cancel for a full refund or credit is June 18, 2023. After this date, no refunds or credits will be given. No exceptions. Please review our FAQ page for directions and dress code. By registering for the class you agree to our policies and dress code.
Tools and Materials:
Tools will be provided. You need to bring your own mask as well as a N95 or KN95 mask for polishing.
Materials fees: (cash, check or Venmo payable to Silver Peak Studio)
- $45 for gold foil and studio materials
- Students can bring a 2" x 2" fine silver sheet (any gauge between 24 and 20) or they can buy a 2”x 2” piece of 22 ga fine silver for an additional $40
About the instructor, Michele Throne
Her deep love and appreciation for everything outdoors and love for people inspire her to create jewelry focused on nature and the human experience.
A few of Michele's favorite things: rock climbing, unlikely animal friendship videos, and chai tea on her back deck on a summer morning.