(Saturday) 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Time to clean out your
Time to clean out your jewelry box and bring in your heirloom/vintage and keepsake pieces that have been hidden away and we will give them new life! Jewelry artist, Shawna Leslie is a master at reworking vintage pieces and will show you her secrets for turning vintage treasures into wearable art.
Shawna Leslie has been designing and reworking vintage jewelry pieces for the last 12 years. Each piece of jewelry she creates (necklaces, bracelets and earrings) is a one of a kind design inspired by current fashion and old charm. Perfect to add unique interest to your jewelry collection. There are numerous celebrities wearing her one of a kind pieces and she is very passionate about her designs.
Materials Instructor will provide:
A set of hand tools required to make jewelry pieces for each student. Also the basic and essential findings such as clasps, earring hooks, bracelet chain and necklace chain and glue and a bust to design on.
Students will bring:
Bring any and all pieces you’d like to turn into something new. Necklaces, chains, pendants, rings, watches, brooches, coins, single earrings, anything you feel might be a candidate for a piece. Fine jewelry such as diamonds, gold and platinum are more of a challenge and are not really encouraged. Also, strings of beads/pearls are ok, but will not be restrung into a new design