Keum-Boo | Element Education

Keum-boo jewelry by Q EVON

KEUM-BOO PRONOUNCED: COME-BOO ALSO KNOWN AS:  KUM-BOO or KUM-BU Keum-boo is an ancient Korean gilding technique meaning “attached gold”.  It is also popular in the Japanese & Chinese cultures and can be traced back to even the Romans and Greeks.  This technique is accomplished by applying thin sheets of gold to silver.  In order to

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Q Evon designs featuring peridot.

The PERIDOT (pronounced pear-a-doe) ranges in color from yellowish-green to brown but consumers are typically attracted to its bright lime green to olive greens in color.   The green color derives from the presence of iron– less iron equals more green.   Typically it is a smaller sized gemstone and is often used in beaded

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