MASTER CLASS: Keum Boo (2020)

Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th December 2020

9:30am – 3.00pm

£190.00 plus materials

Course aims:
Keum Boo is the ancient Korean technique of permenantly fusing gold foil to the surface of silver.

Learning outcomes:
This technique provides the visual richness of gold without the physical weight and expense of working in solid gold. It is also a means to produce high contrast with patinas and textures.

The course is aimed at intermediate level students.

Your tutor:
Jonas Mace is our full time goldsmith at Rachel Jeffrey jewellery. He makes from our workshop, over looking the River Lea in the heart of Wheathampstead. He was awarded BFA from East Carolina university in the USA, and MA from The Cass in London.

Apart from a traditional practice, Jonas also engages in contemporary jewellery and his work in this field focuses on exploration of unusual materials and found objects. Jonas has exhibited work in USA, Australia, UK, and Germany.


The general outline of the course over two day swill be:

  • Day 1: Students will focus on familiarising themselves with tools and techniques. We will cover chasing and introduce pushing the metal into 3D with repoussé.
  • Day 2: Focus will be on producing a piece in relief using repoussé.

A maximum of nine places are available on this course, with a minimum of six participants required for the course to run. Full payment is required to secure a place. We can take card payments over the phone – please note the cost of the day is not refundable. Once payment is received we will send an email confirming your place on the course – just let us know if you would like a place by calling 01582 833800.

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