Introduction to Keum Boo
Introduction to Keum Boo, 3 hours, $150.00
This class will introduce you to the ancient Korean technique of Keum Boo. Keum Boo involves the fusing of 24 carat yellow gold onto fine or sterling silver. Students will go step by step through the process of preparing and texturing silver, application of the gold, and finishing the piece in this quick paced course. Additionally, students will learn how to make their own burnisher from a used file.
Class is limited to two students. Instruction will be by the discuss, demo, do methodology.
Materials fee, $75.00 (paid directly to the instructor) includes a 1 x 2” piece of sterling silver, a 1 x .5” sheet of 24 carat gold suitable for keum boo, a file to make a burnisher, and shop supplies. Additional gold sheet and sterling silver will available from the instructor.
- Jim Cohen