jewelry competition

Crown Trout Jewelers Wins “Gemmy” Award For Jewelry Design

Crown Trout Jewelers has won a ” Gemmy” award from Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist’s Design Competition 2015. The winning entry entitled “Heart of Ellida” necklace designed and fabricated by Liz Bucheit features custom cut Morgan Hill Poppy Jasper by Michael Seiler, carnelian, yellow jade, pearls and fine silver. Many thanks to our beautiful mermaid model Catherine Glynn, stylist Liz Zilka and photographer Paul Najlis!  We would also like to thank the Minnesota State Arts Board for their generous recognition of the metalworking and jewelry arts.  “Heart of Ellida” will be featured in Interweave’s hardbound showcase book of the best in contemporary gem and jewelry art. Stay tuned for more news in the new year!

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Begining Silver Smithing Classes – Lanesboro

Silversmithing: The Jeweler’s Palette

Shiny objects catch your eye? Ready to create your own designs in silver? In this class you will learn the basic foundations of silversmithing. Bring your creativity and an aptitude to try new things. We will cover soldering, fabricating and hand forming metal into your own design. This class offers students creative rein with their projects, including rings, necklaces, earrings or simple metal objects. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn the basics or grow as a fledgling jeweler. All the tools will be provided to create your masterpiece PLUS a delicious lunch in our spacious studio prepared by Chef Bret of the Lanesboro Pastry Shoppe. Sterling silver will be available for purchase at the time of the class (see materials fee).

*Crown Trout Jewelers is an award winning fine art jewelry studio specializing in custom design and jewelry repair.  Make the most of your class day and pack up your broken jewelry and or your design ideas and we’ll be happy to consult with you!

Please call Crown Trout Jewelers at 888-750-9294 to register.

2013 Class Dates

September 14-15  Silversmithing: The Jeweler’s Palette  *Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

October 12-13  Silversmithing: The Jeweler’s Palette * Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

November 8-9  Beginning Silversmithing  North House Folk School –  Grand Marais, MN

Cost: $170 per student (*lunch included both days only at Crown Trout Jewelers venue – please let us know at the time of registration if you have special dietary requests) Materials fees:  $55 and up

Class hours:  10 – 5pm

107 Parkway Ave N

Lanesboro, MN  55949

Saami Bracelet Classes

Saami Friendship Bracelet Class

Please join me for a one-day Beginning Saami Friendship Bracelet class at Crown Trout Jewelers in historic Lanesboro, MN.  Looking to create unique gifts for the holidays? Traditional Saami jewelry incorporated elements of their northern landscape – softened reindeer leather and sculpted antler. In this class you’ll explore the traditional jewelry techniques of triple braiding coiled pewter wire and sewing the finished braid to a softened reindeer hide strip. A reindeer antler button finishes off the bracelet.  All tools and materials included PLUS a delicious lunch in our spacious studio prepared by Chef Bret of the Lanesboro Pastry Shoppe.

*Crown Trout Jewelers is an award winning fine art jewelry studio specializing in custom design and jewelry repair.  Make the most of your class day and pack up your broken jewelry and or your design ideas and we’ll be happy to consult with you!

Please call Crown Trout Jewelers at 888-750-9294 to register.

2013 Class Dates:

July 12-  Beginning & Advanced Saami Bracelet Classes.  *Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

September 22-  Beginning & Advanced Saami Bracelet Classes.  *Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

October 5-  Beginning Saami Bracelet Class.  American Swedish Institute – Minneapolis, MN

October 20-  Beginning Saami Bracelet Class.  *Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

November 8-9  Beginning & Advanced Saami Bracelet Classes.  North House Folk School – Grand Marais, MN

November 17-   Beginning & Advanced Saami Bracelet Classes.  *Crown Trout Jewelers – Lanesboro, MN

 

Cost: $95 per student (*lunch included only at Crown Trout Jewelers venue– please let us know at the time of registration if you have special dietary requests)

Class hours:  10 – 5pm

107 Parkway Ave N

Lanesboro, MN  55949

Crown Trout Jewelers Wins! | New York Jewelry Design Competition

Jewelry Designer Liz Bucheit Wins First Place in New York Jewelry Design Competition

Jewelry designer and goldsmith Liz Bucheit of Lanesboro, MN is a first place winner in the Bridal Wear Category of the Women’s Jewelry Association’s “Dazzle Diva” Design Competition.  The Women’s Jewelry Association, founded
in 1983, is the preeminent association of professional women in the jewelry, watch and related businesses.  WJA, which operates through the national office in New York, comprises a network of 12 regional chapters and an international affiliate in India.  WJA hosts an annual “Diva Design”
competition for jewelers and designers with a different theme each year. Bucheit placed first in the Bridal Wear Category for her “Queen for a Day” bridal tiara hand- fabricated from sterling silver wire, hand-cut drusey quartz leaves and black and white pearls.  As a winner she will travel on an expense paid trip to New York City in March 2013 to the WJA Members Gala Event to receive her award.

Liz Bucheit is the owner of Crown Trout
Jewelers in Lanesboro, MN.  Contact Liz at: 1-800-750-9294

107 Parkway Ave N. Lanesboro MN 55949