Keum Boo Panel Bracelet

Practice this ancient tradition and technique by creating a silver sterling bracelet that focuses on precision and artistic flair.
SKU: EP14029

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Keum boo is the practice of adding pure gold foil to sterling or fine silver. This eye-catching bracelet is an ideal project for trying this ancient technique.

Finished Size: 7"

Required Materials:

  • 22-gauge fine silver sheet, 5" x 1"
  • 16-gauge sterling silver wire
  • 23K keum boo foil, 1" x 1"
  • 8mm sterling silver jump rings, 8
  • 8mm sterling lobster clasp
  • Beehive kiln w/brass top plate or electric hot plate with solid, flat heating surface
  • Curved metal burnisher (optional: agate burnisher)
  • Small straight scissors
  • Tweezers
  • Flat file
  • Cross-locking tweezers
  • Chain-nose pliers, 2 pair
  • Round-nose pliers
  • Flush cutters
  • Sharpie
  • Ruler
  • Hole-punch pliers
  • Soft brass bristle brush
  • Bench block and pad
  • Chasing hammer
  • Rolling mill (optional)
  • Brass pattern sheet (optional)
  • Bracelet mandrel
  • Delrin or nylon hammer

Technique: Metalwork, wire work, keum boo

Originally Published: Step by Step Wire Jewelry, December 2015/January 2016

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SKU EP14029
Author/Speaker/Editor Debora Mauser
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