Kate Richbourg – About

Meet Kate Richbourg, Soldering and Jewelry-Making Instructor

Kate Richbourg jewelry instructorSimply put, Kate Richbourg loves jewelry! She loves to teach it, make it, and wear it. She specializes in soldering and is a micro-torch guru with expertise on many kinds of torches for jewelry making.

Kate’s five-star-rated, bestselling jewelry-making book, Simple Soldering: A Beginner’s Guide to Jewelry Making, is available in the Jewelry Making Daily Shop.

See blogs by Kate:

The Ultimate Torch Guide: Kate Richbourg’s Ode to Portable Torches

Make a Copper Tube Bead Necklace with Kate Richbourg (and Bonus Video!)

Soldering vs. Fusing: Learn the Pros and Cons in Jewelry Making and When to Do Which

Ode to the Dremel: Make a Pendant with Texture and Rivets, No Soldering Required

Metalsmithing Basics: Tips and Tools for Filing and Finishing Metal Like a Pro

Solder Alternative Metals with a Micro Torch: Soldering Copper, Brass, and Nickel


Metalsmithing Basics: Tips and Tools for Cutting and Sawing Metal Like a Pro


Micro Torches 101, Part 2: Torch in Action and Simple Soldering Setup


Micro Torches 101, Part 1: The Which, What, and Why of Butane Torches

Check our this bonus Step-by-Step Wire Jewelry video of Kate showing how to add color to metal.

A jewelry educator since 1992, you can read more about Kate’s crafty adventures on her blog “We Can Make That at Home” on KateRichbourg.com.

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