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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 Southeastern 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 she 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

Teaser image for Advanced Sami Inspired Bracelet Techniques: Online Course

Advanced Sami Inspired Bracelet Techniques: Online Course

Are you ready to tackle a more challenging Sami inspired bracelet project? Make a bracelet worthy of a Nordic god! Expand your technical expertise by creating a beautiful multi-braid bracelet using the same tin thread and reindeer leather you've gotten familiar with in previous classes. Students will create a double…
Fri, Jun 25th, 2021  –  Fri, Jul 2nd, 2021
1-4 PM CT: June 25 & July 2
Instructor: Liz Bucheit
Teaser image for Woven Pewter Thread Hoop Earrings: Online Course

Woven Pewter Thread Hoop Earrings: Online Course

Explore a new “twist” on a traditional craft! Using pewter wire thread and a macramé style weave, students will create a pair of hoop earrings with a silver drop and sterling silver French hook ear wires. Finished hoops are approximately 1 inch in diameter and display a soft shimmery sparkle…
Fri, Aug 6th, 2021
2-4 pm on Friday August 6
Instructor: Liz Bucheit

Past Courses Offered by Liz Bucheit

Freya's Fantasy Filigree: Scandinavian-Inspired Jewelry

Sámi Inspired Celtic Braid Bracelet Online Class

Sámi Inspired Four Braid Bracelet Online Class

Sámi-Inspired Friendship Bracelet

Sámi-Inspired Friendship Bracelet: Continuation

Viking "Knit" Chain Bracelet

Viking Posament Bracelet

Viking Posament Bracelet Online Course