November 3-7, Gatlinburg Tennessee

Imagine spending several days nestled in the mountains among the beautiful scenery in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Nearby is Pigeon Forge, a wonderful tourist community. Spend time in the studio each day with classes directed by metalsmiths Debora Mauser and Eva Sherman learning creative ways to cast scrap silver. We will experiment with water, straw, sand, and salt casting, and then use the cast pieces as building modules to create several unique pieces of jewelry. Students will have the opportunity for unlimited exploration while refining metalsmithing skills.

 If you would like to join us for some creative inspiration in an intimate and friendly atmosphere, here is the relevant info:

 The price of $645 includes:

  • Use of tools and studio

    Sunday evening welcome reception

    Thursday evening show and tell reception

    Daily classes and evening open studio

    $50 kit (includes solder, tube bezels, faceted stones, half drilled pearls, and pearl posts)



Not included:

  • Lodging (many options available in Arrowmont* or nearby hotels)

  • Meals

  • Transportation

  • Scrap silver and casting grain (these will be available for purchase or students may bring their own)



To secure your spot please send a $200 deposit to the paypal account of deboralmauser@gmail.com via the friends and family option. Additional $200 deposit is due: May. 1, 2019, and the $245 balance is due Aug. 1, 2019. Please note that all deposits are non refundable,

 

Please email

evasherman@sbcglobal.net

or

deboralmauser@gmail.com

for more information or questions



Beach Glass Explosion

March 1-6 2020

Southern Shores, NC (outer banks)

6 days, 5 nights, 4 classes, 1 surprise challenge

Students will spend time in the studio each day with classes directed by metalsmiths Eva Sherman and Debora Mauser learning creative ways to work with beach glass (and stones.)  There are only 5 rooms available (king and queen).

If you would like to join us for some creative inspiration in an intimate and friendly atmosphere, here is the relevant info:

 

The price of $1200 includes:

  • Lodging private room/bath

  • Breakfast and lunch daily

  • Use of tools and studio

  • Sunday evening welcome reception

  • Five days of classes and evening open studio

Not included:

  • Daily dinner

  • Transportation

  • kit fees (tbd due to silver fluctuation, kits will be priced closer to retreat and payment due at retreat)

    To secure your spot please send a $400 deposit to the paypal account of

deboralmauser@gmail.com friends and family option please

Additional $400 payments due: Dec, 2019, Feb 1, 2020. Please note that all deposits are non refundable, and traveler’s insurance for any flights recommended.

email deboralmauser@gail.com for questions!







Creative Casting Retreat