Friday, September 28, 2012

Bella's Grove and Links and Promotions

Good Morning,

Friday is here, the weekend promises to be bright and lovely and I can't wait to get out on the Greenbelt down by the river and go for a little Autumn walk, and see what mother nature has in store.

Before I get into the announcements and event promotions, I would like to venture to the Discovery Center in Boise Idaho.  This month a new exhibit began, Bodies Revealed, and this is just fascinating.  Although I do not have tickets yet, I intend to go.   The link will take you to The Plan Your Visit Page, with information on Tickets and the Discovery Center's address and hours of operation.  The bodies are actual people, plasticized and preserved in an exhibit of how the body functions and what you look like on the inside.   For $8.00 this is not to be missed.


The Alchemists Vessel is excited and very pleased to announce that Jewelry Classes will be starting soon, dates need to be confirmed and will be announced within the next couple of weeks.

I would like to thank Bella's Grove, for graciously agreeing to rent space for classes.  A local business in town, Bella's Grove is located at 2210 S. Broadway, Boise, ID 83706.
Hours: Monday - Closed
Tuesday through Friday - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Facebook: Bella's Grove


The store has a lot to offer, jewelry, incense, crystals, gemstone pendants, herbal workshops, Reiki, and a number of other marvelous and unique things to delight the mind and the senses!


Just in time for All Hallows Eve, Bella's Grove will also be hosting The Witches Market, Sunday, October 14th, 2012, at 2210 Broadway, Boise, ID (Broadway and Iowa).  Stop by for a fun and unique shopping experience, many of the artisans that are featured in the store will be available in person with their wares on display.

The Alchemists Vessel at Bella's Grove, Jewelry Classes with Alixandra Browning

Classes Offered:

Jewelry Basics: $30.00 per person 2-1/2 Hour session
This class will cover the very basics of jewelry making, including Tools, Wire, Bead Sizes, Findings (Jump Rings, Ear Wires, Head Pins, etc.)  A simple project will be made during class for attendees to take home.

Sample Tools and Materials

Intermediate Jewelry Design:  $40.00 per person 3-1/2 hour session
This class will be project based, attendees are expected to be familiar with basic jewelry making techniques, materials and equipment.   Jewelry Basics is NOT required for any of the classes offered.  If you can string a bead and bend a head pin you'll be more than comfortable in this class.  

Genuine Gemstone Necklace

Advanced Jewelry Design: $45.00 - $50.00 per person To Be Determined
This class will cover more advanced projects and processes of Jewelry Design.  Including Resin Trapped Objects, Chainmaille, and Inking projects.

Beaded Chainmaille Watch

All class materials will be provided by the Instructor, if you have your own materials and / or tools discounts will be given at time of class.  Registration will be available via the website or visit Bella's Grove and pick up a brochure after October 14th, 2012.  You will also be able to sign up via Facebook and the Etsy Shop as soon as the sample projects are complete.

*NOTE: All items shown are handmade by Alixandra Browning Owner / Designer of The Alchemists Vessel, and may not be the specific projects taught in class.

Thank you for stopping in and having a read.

The Alchemists Vessel would like to wish you a pleasant weekend!

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