Silver Passport Workshops


Keum Boo is the ancient Korean surface technique of bonding 24k gold foil over silver. It enhances the perceived value of jewelry with the addition of gold accents. Learn the step-by-step process of depletion silvering and adding gold with keum-boo.

keum boo

3 hour workshop $95

all day class $195

Come into the studio for your Silver Passport and keep a log of all that you have accomplished in your artistic journey!

keum boo

keum boo earrings (one layer of gold) This is what we will do in the workshop!

keum boo earrings (two layers of gold, one oxidized) This is an example of what is possible!

What we will cover in this workshop

    The basic principles of keum boo

    The steps to create a keum boo enhanced panel


What you will walk away with:

    Multiple finished Keum Boo projects

You will need a 3” square of 22 gauge silver for your panel plus more depending on the project you would like to pursue.

Material Fee: $25 for 24k gold foil

In the all day version of this class you will be able to do more than one panel and potentially finish one or more projects.

The Workshops:

  1. Etching (etched panel for future creations)

  2. Chasing/Repoussé (pendant)

  3. Metal inlay (inlayed panel for future creations)

  4. Textures w/Flexi Shaft (periodic table of textures)

  5. Keum Boo (24k gold gilding)

  6. It’s Riveting! (cold connections)

  7. The Chain (three chain samples)

  8. The Art Of The Saw (precision sawed piece)

  9. Charcoal Casting

  10. Fold Forming (sample tiles of the technique)

  11. Findings (hooks, toggles, earwires, pin backs)

  12. Married Metals

  13. Patinas

  14. Perfect Polishing

  15. Hinges

  16. Flush Setting Faceted Stones

  17. Painting With Fire NEW!