Sunday, December 11, 2011

Give the Gift of Art

Give the gift of art. Contact the gallery to buy this workshop as a holiday gift for a friend or relative. Or as a gift to yourself! Hope to see you here!

Springs Gallery is offering a one-day jewelry workshop titled “Create a Pure Silver Domed Pendant,” on Saturday, January 14, 2012, from Noon to 4 PM. All levels are welcome.

Explore the amazing medium of Fine Silver Metal Clay. Waynesville, Ohio, artist Trish Jeffers-Zeh, shares her knowledge at a special reduced rate to show support for Springs Gallery and the Yellow Springs arts community. Come learn the dance of working with fine silver clay by creating a simple domed pendant using stamps and molds for textural designs. Experience the simplicity of Metal Clay. It fires with a torch or in a kiln for 30 minutes.

The workshop fee is $50. Materials fee is $40 paid to instructor the day of the class. This fee includes 10 grams of FS clay, use of tools, use of silver syringe and paste, and supplies for firing and finishing. Everything is provided to complete the pendant; all you need to do is add a chain. Additional clay, stones, leather cord and supplies will be available for purchase in class at discount prices. Please bring magnifying glasses if you need them to see small detail work.

Minimum age: 12
Minimum enrollment: 6
The deadline for cancellations with refund is the Sunday of the week before the workshop. Free parking is available behind Kings Yard (off Walnut Street) and on surrounding streets.

For questions or to register, visit Springs Gallery at 220 Xenia Avenue, Yellow Springs, OH, 45387, or the gallery site:, call 937-409-5047, or email, and on Facebook.

The gallery's current hours are Wednesday through Sunday, Noon to 7 PM and, on the 3rd Friday (Fling in the Springs), Noon to 9 PM.