T-H-E book to choose if you want to learn about Keum Boo.
This comprehensive book on the Korean technique of fusing gold to silver is written by Celie Fago - a wonderful artist and teacher.
This is the first book in English (as far as we are aware) dedicated to the subject. In 61 pages, it describes every step in detail, explains and lists all the tools and equipment you need, and makes this marvellous technique accesible to anyone. Celie explains the technique from the beginning and her instructions and clear coloured photographs make it easy to understand the process, even for a complete beginner. Celie has created beautiful jewellery using the technique for a long time, and through this book she generously shares her experience with other metal clay artists.
Paperback. 61 pages. Includes coloured photographs.
To save yourself £2 you can buy the book as a kit with our high-quality gold foil included (saving compared to buying the book and the foil individually).
To choose the kit and save £2, just click the button that says "Add Gold Foil" underneath the price. The price for the kit is £32.90 incl VAT, the price shown will change to this when you choose the kit option. Leave the option unchecked if you would just like to buy the book on its own for £16.95.
This is a really informative guide but I'd call it a 'booklet' rather than a book! and for the rpice I was expecting somehting with a bit more content. However, although it is pricey, it is one of the best and most detailed books readily available on this subject and having shopped around, this price is competitive. I guess if you want to practise kuem boo, the first step is taking the costs on the chin!!