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Liz Bucheit

Lanesboro, MN
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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 Norway and Ireland. Liz has won numerous competitions and been awarded grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board, McKnight Foundation, Sons of Norway and the SE Minnesota Arts Council. She was recently awarded a Folk Arts and Cultural Traditions in the Upper Midwest Fellowship from the American Scandinavian Foundation to study Sámi silver adornment in Northern Norway. 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. 

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Current Courses Offered by Liz Bucheit

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Pewter Thread Braid Blast

Dive into pewter thread braiding with exciting techniques that open windows to all sorts of artistic…
Sat, Sep 23rd, 2023  –  Sun, Sep 24th, 2023
Day 1: 9am-5pm; Day 2: 9am-noon
Instructor: Liz Bucheit

Pewter Thread Color Band Bracelet: Online Course

Try a colorful variation of a pewter thread bracelet without taking the time to sew your braid to…
Sat, Nov 11th, 2023
2-4pm CT
Instructor: Liz Bucheit
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Viking "Knit" Chain Bracelet

Come explore the ancient tradition of chain making! Students will use “Viking Knitting,”…
Fri, Sep 22nd, 2023
Instructor: Liz Bucheit

Past Courses Offered by Liz Bucheit

Advanced Sami Inspired Bracelet Techniques: Online Course

Freya's Fantasy Filigree: Scandinavian-Inspired Jewelry

Pewter Thread Celtic Love Knot Bracelet: Online Course

Pewter Thread Sparkle Earrings: Online Course

Sámi Inspired Celtic Braid Bracelet Online Class

Sámi Inspired Four Braid Color Band Bracelet: Online Course

Sámi-Inspired Friendship Bracelet

Sámi-Inspired Friendship Bracelet: Continuation

Viking Posament Bracelet

Viking Posament Bracelet

Viking Posament Bracelet Online Course

Viking Posament Bracelet Variation Online Course

Viking Posament Bracelet: Online Course