Sung-Ran Kim, a Korean artist and jewelry designer, is most notable for her jewelry designs executed through a process known as electroforming. Kim pioneered her use of electroforming while studying under mentor and fellow jewelry maker, Chunghi Choo at the University of Iowa. She uses electroforming, a process of layering metals to each other to create objects in irregular or delicate shapes specific to this process. Choo and Kim developed this method to open up the art of jewelry making to more complex, unique designs. Holding two MFA’s in Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design—one from Hongik University in Korea and the other from the University of Iowa’s Metal Arts Department in the Department of Art... more.