Victoria Lansford

Kum Boo

Kum boo is the ancient Korean technique of applying thin 24K gold sheet to sterling or fine silver. I heat the piece to around 600 F and burnish the gold sheet down on the silver. The process of heat and friction create a eutectic bond. Traditionally, the designs are composed of simple strips of gold or cut with paper cutters. I prefer to cut asymmetrical shapes that fit with the design of each piece of metalwork.

 

Something Fishy's Going On Turkish Nights

 

Rivers of Gold Pearls of Wisdom

Question Everything

Granulation, Kum Boo, and an Original Mesh Pattern Chain Choker

Sterling Silver, Fine Silver, 24K Gold

1-3/4" high, choker adjustable to 16"

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Uncertainty Principle

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