Collection Connection: Bridal Crowns and Wedding Traditions

Folk Art School

Vesterheim Folk Art School

Collection Connection: Bridal Crowns and Wedding Traditions

April 12, 2021 (7:00-8:00 PM CT) with Liz Bucheit

Level of Instruction
All levels.
Tuition
$20.00 Members
$22.00 Non-members

Summer is wedding season in both Norway and America. Whether you are a practicing jewelry artist, an inspired folk artist, or planning a wedding of your own, join master jeweler Liz Bucheit as she highlights bridal crowns and other wedding objects from the Vesterheim collection.

Collection Connections is a series of Vesterheim-hosted conversations featuring beloved folk-art school instructors. Highlighting the incredible folk-art collection at Vesterheim, these conversations are also opportunities for you to stay connected with your folk-art community. Each gathering will highlight pieces from the collection as explained, interpreted, and appreciated by a master folk artist.

The listed event is one Zoom session: Monday, April 12, 2021 7:00-8:00 pm CT

Enrollment Deadline: April 10, 2021

When registering for the class, please make sure to use the email address you'd like the Zoom meeting invitations sent to.You will receive a link to the Zoom sessions by email sometime during the week prior to the event. If this class is a gift, please sign up with the recipient's mailing and email addresses or be prepared to forward all communications.

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About the Instructor

Liz Bucheit
Liz Bucheit.
Liz Bucheit

Liz Bucheit creates jewelry and body adornment inspired by her Scandinavian ancestry and keeps close ties to her heritage by drawing inspiration from Nordic 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  has 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 co-owns and operates Crown Trout Jewelers in Lanesboro, MN with partner and fellow goldsmith Michael Seiler.



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