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Traditional Filigree: Sweet Sølje Pin

July 31-August 1, 2018 with Liz Bucheit

Level of Instruction
Must take Fregya’s Fantasy Filigree as a pre-requisite.
Tuition
  • $140.00 Members
  • $190.00 Non-members

Traditional bunader would not be complete without the beautiful brooches that make them so unique to Norwegian culture. Explore the tools and techniques that go into the intricate construction of traditional sølje. Building on skills from Freya’s Fantasy Filigree class, you will create a small fine silver filigree brooch with delicate silver “spoon” drops in the custom of historical bunad brooch styles. All tools and materials are provided. There will be a materials fee of $95-$125.

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About the Instructor

Liz Bucheit
Liz Bucheit.

Liz Bucheit creates jewelry inspired by Scandinavian folklore and myth. A goldsmith for over 30 years, she holds a Master’s degree in metalworking and jewelry from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, and has trained in traditional jewelry and metalworking techniques in Ireland and Norway. Liz has won numerous competitions and exhibited in museums and cultural centers. Liz is an active speaker on the topic of Norwegian filigree work and conducts workshops and classes in jewelry design and fabrication. She owns and operates Crown Trout Jewelers in Lanesboro, Minnesota.