1:30 - 3:00pm mantena price: $23
6:30 - 8:30pm evening price: $30
Metalsmith Liz invites you to learn more about the Sapphires and the birch bark process that goes into the jewelry we make. Perhaps you will find the perfect stone for that unique piece of personalized handmade jewelry by Casual Ore Formal. There will be inside information at our VIP Event, paired with wonderful refreshments.
At our VIP event enjoy:
Sapphire Expert Onsite
We are bringing in a Sapphire Expert to give an exclusive presentation about this captivating stone. Learn about their durability, origins, and the many variety of colors they come in. There is a lot to them! Also listen to our guest speaker share his first hand experiences about his trips to the mines and all the adventures on the way. There will be a variety of the quality stones on site available for viewing and purchase.
Insiders Look on Creating Birch Bark Jewelry
Metalsmith Liz has spent years studying her craft and is proud to have found her niche, transforming actually pieces of birch bark in to fine art jewelry. She will speak more about her schooling, how she found this unique process, and focus on the steps that go into the jewelry's creation.
Teaming Up with Sweet Driver Chocolates
While you take in these captivating presentations you will get to enjoy refreshments. Sweet Driver Chocolates' Cafe is located on the first floor of the Artisan Forge Studios building. They are known for their award winning painted chocolates that look too good to eat! Chef Rebecca Flynn will be providing a decadent treat along with a coffee and tea options, all included in the ticket price.
Join us for this fun event exploring the details of the art of Birch Bark Jewelry. Metalsmith Liz encourages you to spread the word and bring a friend to this introductory specialized VIP event. You'll learn about Sapphires' characteristics, view original Birch Bark Jewelry and enjoy wonderful refreshments!