I just want to remind you of my 3rd open house this coming) sat.and Sunday (12/8-12/9) between 11am and 5pm at 26 spring street, in the old north end of burlington. look and shop at fine jewelry while you stay warm at the fireplace and munch some snacks.
we also still have time to design a custom piece or change an existing piece.
of course you can always make an appointment at anytime as well.
happy holidays and stay warm.
yours, jane Continue reading
mothers day is coming up and its a good reminder to celebrate our mothers and their ability to always make us feel loved and safe.
lets give back some love and appreciation.
WERKSTATT will contribute with a 10% discount offer on all jewelry in stock, starting now until sunday, may 14th.
also, there is still enough time for custom orders.
please schedule an appointment to look at handmade jewelry of all kinds and in all precious metals.
treat your mom as special as she is!!
this is from my wonderful and inspiring student eve and came out of the blue in a time that i was struggling, doubting and simply sad….it brought me back to the place to stay more positive, in general but especially right now. its hard but worth it to stand up for your visions and your believes.and small things can grow big…
thank you eve, for getting me going.
“Thank you so much for everything. I do not tell you enough, your workshop and classes are my happy place. Thank you for offering your beautiful, bright, sunny self and family and home. You have such a warm bright light inside of you. I am endlessly grateful for you and werkstatt.”
“I can’t contain all the wonderful things I have to say about you. You are such a huge light in my life! I wish you knew. We ALL love being around you so much. . I wish you knew how we all feel about you! I really do appreciate you more than words can tell. You and your classes are the best part of my week. The homey vibe of werkstatt along with your laugh and the creative, comfortable energy feels like a healing balm for the soul. I talk about it all time. You create this little community that I now can’t imagine living without. “Thank you” doesn’t begin to cut it.
If you ever need a comment or praise for your blog or anything, let me know so that I can sit down and write something more articulate about werkstatt and you.
Really- You are magic. Simply the best.
since ella entered her wonderful kindergarten class at the integrated arts academy, i finally feel like a goldsmith again who gets quality time at the bench all morning 5 days a week. it frees my mind and lets me be creative and productive again.
now that i am solo at WERKSTATT this will be my first season on my own in a different setting. i am excited and nervous at the same time.
i am getting ready with new stock, especially with extended “fan” designs and new stackables including colored, rose cut diamonds. also i worked on a little serie of pins this year that i finally finished and got into stores for the busy and cold season of the year. these are available in all materials and hold scarfs or button-less jackets together in order to keep you warm.
please have a look and make a note in your calendar about the WERKSTATTs first open holiday house, friday, nov. 19th (5-8) and saturday, nov.20th (2-7).
i will be serving some hot cider and punch, gingerbread, clementines and some other small snacks. all stock pieces will be 10% off from that weekend on till the end of the month.
after that my shop will be open every sat.and sun. from 11-5 and by appointment.
802-999-3242 or firstname.lastname@example.org
i hope i see many of you for a cozy gathering by the fireplace, browsing through beautiful and unique jewelry.
a wonderful holiday season and all the best to all of you.
i met zach in november 2015 to talk about making an engagement ring for him.
since he lives in boston we did a lot back and forth via email but a few months later we came up with this very simple, elegant and beautiful design including a rose cut diamond. i melted down a bunch of his family members gold in order to make the setting.
when he picked it up he was so happy that he proposed that night and brought his “now” finance alissa and his sweet mom fren the next day. we hit it all off right away.
then alissa and zach decided to come again to make their wedding bands with me, also with gold that we melted down to create something so new and exiting for them.they came all the way from boston and we had such a great time….
they now are married and just sent this picture. thank you for sharing!
all the best, i am pretty sure this was not the last project for us to work on.
since i decided to leave my retail collective “alchemy” this spring, i am off to new adventures. its scary but exiting at the same time. thanks to my very creative and wonderfully open minded friend lisa lillibridge, i have the opportunity to participate in the art hop fashion show “strut” and move completely out of my comfort zone. she will be working with fabric designer/artist elizabeth bunsen and both of them are from dakota/nebraska, so they made their theme around prairie and earthiness . i am very exited to try something new and making it around having fun…..