This fun class is taught by one of Rhode Island’s award winning Jewelry designers – Gail Ahlers of Ahlers Designs. This family-friendly event is open to ages 10-adult. All materials will be provided. People are welcome to bring their own refreshments. Tea will be provided.
In this class participcants will make three projects:
- Treasure box/jewelry box
- Valentine’s Day card
Earrings – Made from recycled aluminum and your choice of cultured pearls or Swarovski crystal, and Stainless Steel ear wire. Sterling Silver ear wires are available for an additional fee. You will stamp out a shape, form the metal and add a set real cultured pearls or crystals to the centers. You will use basic hand tooling and all tools and materials are included in your ticket price.
Treasure Box – Small wooden willl be provided, along with many different embellishments and decorating materials, including paint, markers, and decoupage.
Valentine’s Day Card – Paper and envelopes will be provided, along with embossing templates and machines and a variety of art supplies.
All proceeds will go to supporting The Empowerment Factory’s Youth Programming.
Instructor Gail Ahlers is an award-winning designer, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jewelry from the Rhode Island School of Design, Gail has been an established and respected metal artist, creating jewelry, awards, and sculpture as Ahlers Designs since 1989. To learn more about Gail, visit her website at http://www.ahlersdesigns.com/