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Sterling Silver Mountain Pendant with Alcohol Ink Background

22 N Beaver St, York, York, PA 17401

April 25, 2020


12 noon-3 p.m.


Presented by: The Watchmaker's Daughter

Location: The Watchmaker's Daughter


Create your own sterling silver mountain scene with an alcohol ink background. We will be combining two mediums to create a colorful scene of your choice. This class is appropriate for beginners to advanced students.

In this class we will cover a wide range of metalsmithing techniques such as sawing, filing and finishing. We will also have a guest instructor, Susan Leyland, to teach us how to use alcohol inks on metal . Each student will be taking home a finished product. All tools and materials will be provided. Closed-toed shoes recommended and don’t forget your reading glasses, if needed.

Instructor Info:

Sue Leyland is a mixed media artist based in York, exhibiting her work in York and surrounding counties. Sue is primarily known for her nature inspired work with vividly colored and flowing alcohol ink, creating multi-layered and textured abstract pieces. She also enjoys collage with recycled materials as well as absract acrylic paintings. Visit Sue at her studio at HIVE Artspace, 126 East King Street in downtown York, or look for her work on Facebook and Instagram. 

Karen Reiss Staub has been in the jewelry business for 22 years and has many years of hands-on experience. She has been Certified in her GIA diamond and colored stone classes and earned jewelry repair and stone setting certificates from New Approach School in Virginia Beach, VA. She studied silversmithing under Bill Thompson of Yorktowne Craft Guild. Karen has been creating jewelry designs and selling her own line of jewelry for 10 years and does most of the repair work at her store, The Watchmaker’s Daughter. Her passion for nature is reflected in her jewelry by her use of natural stones and organic designs. She also loves re-purposing things to give them a new life, turning the old into new!

Inclement Weather and Cancellation: In the event of inclement weather or low enrollment, we may reschedule/cancel and notify you via email prior to the event. In the event you cannot make the rescheduled event or cancellation, you’ll be issued a credit toward a future Watchmaker’s Daughter workshop.

Accessibility and Parking: The studio space is only accessed by stairs and is not wheelchair accessible. There are three great parking lots within walking distance listed below, beginning with closest in proximity, and street parking is available.

1) White Rose Parking Lot: first block of N. Beaver St.

2) Central Market Parking Deck: Corner of N. Beaver and W. Philadelphia Streets 

3) City of York Parking Garage, 25 W. Philadelphia St.