Introduction to Keum-boo

  • Saturday, October 22, 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • BARN Jewelry Studio, Class Code JE102222SJ
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  • $148 tuition + $60 materials fee
  • $114 tuition + $60 materials fee

    Registration will close on October 15th.


This class has prerequisites. Please see the description below before registering.

Keum boo set courtesy Sarah JonesLearn how to add 24k gold to your creations, using an ancient Korean technique called Keum-boo.

During this project class you will make a pendant or a pair of earrings out of .999 fine silver. Then learn how to bond 24k gold to it creating a stunning and unique piece of wearable art.  

The materials and tools needed for the project will be provided for use during this class. 


  • Prerequisites: A Jewelry Studio Skills Card or completed the Introduction to Jewelry: Skills Class.
  • $60 materials fee is included in the class tuition.
  • Please bring a cotton apron and a hand towel.
  • Students are encouraged to bring their own 24gauge .999 Fine Silver sheet, and 23.5k yellow gold foil, if they would like to make multiple pairs of earrings or pendants during the class.
  • Feel free to bring a lunch. BARN has a refrigerator and microwave in the kitchen on the lower level.
  • Masks are required for all activities in the Jewelry studio at this time. 
  • Please click here for BARN's current COVID-19 health & safety protocols. 
  • BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition Assistance is available - click here to fill out the simple application before registering for a class.  For those who might need physical assistance, please learn about BARN's Companion Program here.

Instructor Bio: 

Sarah Jones is a BARN founding member, jewelry studio programming and steering committee member. She is a local Bainbridge Island artist, and teacher with experience in fine metal arts, jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, stained glass, and photography. 

Because Sarah is a visual and tactile learner herself, her classes typically involve a lot of hands-on learning time. In addition, Sarah’s classes are accompanied by printed information and resources for her students to refer back to when practicing their new skills. 

Sarah’s art has been displayed in the Seattle Metals Guild exhibitions and Bainbridge Arts & Craft exhibitions. 

You can view her recent work on Instagram at: @sarahjonesjewelry and @foggyroaddesigns

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