Keum Boo Techniques: Add Gold Foil to Silver Jewelry with Joe Korth

In Keum Boo Techniques: Add Gold Foil to Silver Jewelry with Joe Korth, shares the ancient and beautiful process of keum boo, or, adding gold foil to silver jewelry

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In Keum Boo Techniques: Add Gold Foil to Silver Jewelry with Joe Korth, shares the ancient and beautiful process of keum boo, or, adding gold foil to silver jewelry. A fantastic way to begin using gold in your work, keum boo permanently bonds pure gold foil to a pure silver surface using heat and pressure. Learn how to prepare various types of silver for gold adherence, as well as how to purchase or roll your own gold foil. Then, follow along as Joe proceeds from start to finish through two earring designs, using sterling silver for the first and fine silver for the second. With Joe's guidance, you'll soon be bonding gold foil to silver at your own bench for truly stunning jewelry designs.

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You'll Love This Video If:

  • You want to learn how to add gold foil to your silver jewelry in ways radiant and permanent
  • You're seeking techniques for working with various types of silver and gold
  • You're ready to take your metalsmithing skills to the next level

In Keum Boo Techniques: Add Gold Foil to Silver Jewelry with Joe Korth You'll Learn:

  • How to prepare each type of silver for optimal gold adherence
  • How to purchase gold foil specifically for keum boo application, and also how to roll gold foil from a gold ingot if you'd prefer to do it yourself
  • How to heat a silver base evenly, then apply and burnish gold foil with success, troubleshooting any issues such as bubbling
  • Design options: weigh positive and negative spaces, gold versus silver contrasts, patination options, and more

About the Expert:

JOE KORTH is a jewelry artist and metalsmith from Denver, Colorado. He has devoted himself completely to jewelry since 2004. Joe has been an instructor at the Clear Creek Academy in Denver as well as the Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, where he was an Artist-In-Residence from 2011–2012. Joe served as the President of the Colorado Metalsmithing Association from 2013.

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