Private Party - Abandoned Heirlooms - Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing with Jean Skipper
Gather a group of friends, and join us for a Private Party at ARTworks Vass!
Jean Skipper will happily host your group of 6 or more in her popular class, Abandoned Heirlooms. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 910-245-4129 with the specifics of your request.
During class, you'll begin to transform the Abandoned Heirlooms just waiting to be discovered at the bottom of your Jewelry Box or Junk Drawer. Grandma's Beads and Buttons? Crushed Pennies? Jewelry from your childhood? Cracker Jack Charms? All of these and more may be honored in your one-of-a-kind creations! This class also provides a lovely way of combining individual treasures into a colaborative piece for your favorite bride-to-be, Mother, or friend!
From Sweet and Simple to Over-the-Top Funkiness, the photos here barely scratch the surface of all that's possible.
Bring your treasures! We'll begin with an assessment of all that you bring to class, and a discussion of the manners in which you could possibly honor them in your new creations. Based on the direction that guests would like to take, Jean will customize her demonstrations to meet the needs of the group. Your time with her will always include easy instructions and hands-on assistance during every step of the process.
You'll learn about safe tool usage, metal preparation, texturing, hand stamping, cold connection techniques, finishing, and polishing. She’ll provide you with all of the tools that you’ll need to complete your projects, and the cost of your class includes a $10 credit toward purchasing any additional beads and baubles from her collection that you'd like to add to your work.
Are you a minimalist who doesn't have a single Abandoned Heirloom in your possession? Fear not; you can still participate in class using our optional Abandoned Heirloom Grab Bag available for purchase when you register for class. Grab Bags will contain a wide variety of forgotten jewelry, parts, and pieces for you to use creatively. Also, for your shopping pleasure, found objects and jewelry supplies are always available for purchase at ARTworks Vass.
If 1 piece of jewelry just isn't enough, extras may also be created at an additional cost. This option is available only at the time of registration.
** Projects selected may be different for each participant.
Beginners are welcome, and those age fourteen and older are invited to attend.
Other Important Information:
- Registration allows for 1 person per class.
- Only those who register may participate.
- Dress to mess, and bring your own Apron if you'd like to use one.
- Class starts promptly, so be sure to arrive on time.
- Registrations are non-refundable.
At ARTworks Vass, we encourage you to bring your artful heart along with nibbles and sips to make your experience more joyful.