Online - Sámi-Inspired Sparkle Hoop Pendant

Folk Art School

Vesterheim Folk Art School

Online - Sámi-Inspired Sparkle Hoop Pendant

Wednesday, November 10 (6:00-7:30pm CT) with Liz Bucheit

Level of Instruction
All levels. Beginners welcome.
Tuition
$70.00 Members
$80.00 Non-members

Are you ready for another new twist on tradition? Using pewter wire thread and a macramé style weave, students will create a beautiful pendant with a silver drop. Kit materials will provide you the option to create either a round or V-shaped pendant suspended from enough leather cord to accommodate your preferred necklace length, or you can use a chain of your own. No previous experience is necessary, but a willingness to use hand tools is required. Kits come with all supplies needed with the exception of pliers. Two flat nose pliers are required, but if you don’t own a pair they can be purchased in addition to your kit. You might just be someone’s favorite Secret Santa this Christmas!

The listed class time is one Zoom session on Wednesday, November 10 (6:00-7:30pm CT).

Supplies:  Students will need to provide a computer, laptop, or tablet with a camera and mic as well as a fast, reliable internet connection. In addition to the kit, two sets of flatnose pliers (6.5 mm) are needed and may be purchased by phone from the Museum Store at (563) 382-9682. 

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

If you are registering for this class in a location outside the United States, you will need to provide your own supplies. Please contact aellingsen@vesterheim.org when you register for more information about what materials are required for this class.

Enrollment Deadline: October 27, 2021

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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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