Upcoming Yachats Jewelry Event Opens Registration
(Yachats, Oregon) - Registration is now open for the first annual Spring Jewelry Retreat and Workshop in Yachats at the Overleaf Lodge & Spa Resort from March 3-6, 2013.
The workshop will feature three days of beading and jewelry-making in a nurturing environment with resort-style comfort and unmatched hospitality. Each instructor has chosen two projects to teach, presenting a variety of basic techniques and unique designs.
The instructors are:
Heather Burnem, an artist who lives in Florence, who will teach students two versions of a wire-wrapped linked bracelet.
Carol Beck, a beader who hails from Lebanon, Oregon, who will provide instruction for using seed beads to make a peyote stitch bracelet and brick stitch earrings.
Valerie Odenthal, owner of the Antique Virgin shop in Yachats, who will show how to make an 11-strand seed bead necklace and a kumihimo rope necklace with a beaded pendant.
Amy Whipple Anderson, a glass bead artist and jewelry designer who lives in Waldport, whose students will learn the basics of jewelry design and manufacture while having the opportunity to produce high-end, professionally designed pieces using handmade glass beads.
The Overleaf Event Center is a cozy space where small group classes can meet for one-on-one instruction. A group rate of $126 a night (plus tax) for oceanfront rooms is available to workshop participants. Each room has two queen beds and includes rates quoted for single or double occupancy, $10 for each additional person (plus tax). A full breakfast is included. The Overleaf offers a relaxing spa, soothing massage therapy, and stunning views of the dramatic coast. A trail winds along the rocky bluff to the beach. In the town of Yachats, participants will find a range of dining and shopping, plus access to many nearby scenic vistas.
For more information about the workshops and instructors, workshop fees, and online registration, visit www.eastmeetswestevents.com.
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