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Liz Bucheit

Lanesboro, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Liz Bucheit

Liz 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 been awarded grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board, McKnight Foundation, Sons of Norway, and the South East Minnesota Arts Council. She has exhibited in museums and cultural centers, and her bridal tiaras and wedding jewelry are in many collections. Liz is an active speaker on the topic of Norwegian filigree work and conducts workshops and classes in jewelry design and fabrication. She owns and operates Crown Trout Jewelers in Lanesboro, MN with partner and fellow goldsmith Michael Seiler. 

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Current Courses Offered by Liz Bucheit

1 Day
Teaser image for Sámi-Inspired Friendship Bracelet

Sámi-Inspired Friendship Bracelet

The serene and dramatic landscape of northern Scandinavia is the land of the midnight sun, the northern lights and the Sámi, a nomadic tribal group that follows the migration of the reindeer. Traditional Sámi adornment incorporates elements of their northern landscape—softened reindeer leather and sculpted antler. In this course you’ll…
Wed, Sep 11th, 2019
Instructor: Liz Bucheit
1 Day
Teaser image for Sámi-Inspired Friendship Bracelet: Continuation

Sámi-Inspired Friendship Bracelet: Continuation

Expand on your Sámi bracelet skills! In this class we will create a wide multi-braided bracelet with a variety of intricate braids and coils using traditional spooled pewter coil. If you loved the single braid style of the Sámi bracelet class and want to experiment with different braiding combinations this…
Thu, Sep 12th, 2019
Instructor: Liz Bucheit

Past Courses Offered by Liz Bucheit

Freya's Fantasy Filigree: Scandinavian-Inspired Jewelry

Viking "Knit" Chain Bracelet