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Mixed-Level Sámi Bracelet Class with Liz Bucheit
May
19
10:00 AM10:00

Mixed-Level Sámi Bracelet Class with Liz Bucheit

Beginning Bracelet Beginners will 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. Advanced students will try new weaving patterns.
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Vesterheim Nordic Celebration & Marketplace
Apr
14
9:00 AM09:00

Vesterheim Nordic Celebration & Marketplace

Celebrate Norwegian heritage at Vesterheim’s annual Nordic Celebration and Marketplace featuring Nordic vendors with wonderful Scandinavian items for sale, demonstrations from skilled folk artists, scholarly chats, delicious treats, and more. The marketplace concludes with a delectable meal and a program.

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Mixed-Level Sámi Bracelet Class with Liz Bucheit
Mar
31
10:00 AM10:00

Mixed-Level Sámi Bracelet Class with Liz Bucheit

Liz Bucheit teaches a traditional Sámi jewelry class incorporates elements of the northern landscape – softened reindeer leather, braided pewter wire and sculpted antler. 

Liz Bucheit is the award-winning goldsmith and jeweler of Crown Trout Jewelry in Lanesboro, Minnesota. Liz holds a Master's degree in metalworking and jewelry from the University of Iowa, Iowa City. She has trained in traditional jewelry techniques in Ireland and Norway.

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