Korean Inlay Technique with Sungho Cho

Workshop  /  Technics   Making  /  25 Jul 2019  -  29 Jul 2019
Published: 11.02.2019
Atelier Rudee
Rudee Tancharoen
DEADLINE: 25/06/2019

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Ibsa (Pomoksanggam) is a traditional metalsmithing technique used in several Asian countries called in different ways. “Ibsa” in Korean, “Krum” in Thai, “Nunome Zogan” in Japanese.
The technique was used to decorate objects such as a sword, gun, valuable box, and etc by creating a special texture on the metal surface with chisels and inlay gold foil, silver foil, gold thread, silver thread and/or copper thread on the surface.
In this workshop, the students will learn to prepare the base metal sheet with a particular engraving tool and inlay with pure silver thread.
Tool kit:
1 Ibsa tool 
1 Ibsa hammer
2 Steel plates 5x5cm
1 Steel plate 10x10cm
50 cm. pure silver thread
Who is it for?
This course is for all level. Beginners and non-jewellers are welcome.

When: July 25th - 29th, 2019 (5 days).
Time: 10 am-5 pm.
Maximum number of participant: 8 people.
Price: 16,900 thb (approx. 476 €) + tool kit 1,600 thb (approx. 45 €).

About the teacher:
Sungho Cho, born in 1975 in Cheongsong, Korea. Sungho Cho graduated in Metalwork & Jewellery from Seoul National University. He moved to Florence to study at the Alchimia school with two masters of the contemporary art jewelry field, Manfred Bischoff and David Bielander before completing his training with Otto Künzli at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich.
In 2013, he received the title of Best Jeweler of the Year in Korea and his works appear regularly in exhibitions in Europe and the USA. His works are present in many permanent collections of international museums such as the Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), the Museum of Contemporary Craft (Portland, USA), The Chiwoo Craft Museum (Korea) and the Alice and Louis Koch Collection (Basel, Switzerland).

About Atelier Rudee:
Atelier Rudee is the first and only international academy of contemporary jewellery in Thailand. It is a place where artists, craftsmen, designers, both locals and foreigners, gather and share their knowledge and experiences. We organize jewellery and other related lectures and workshops.
Atelier Rudee consists of equipped goldsmith working spaces, meeting room and a library in 144 sq.m. You can use Wi-Fi internet with your own computer anywhere in the atelier. To get to/from the city center of Bangkok you can take a sky train (BTS). Atelier Rudee is 15 minutes walk to/from the station.
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Technique samples..
Technique samples.

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