Activities for your visit

Jewelry workshop scheduled for Oct. 2 to 4

Harriman locket

Locket by Janet Harriman in BRONZclay.

Williston jeweler Janet Harriman will conduct a metal clay and experimental jewelry workshop in the Deepwater Theater Friday Oct. 2 to 4.

The workshop is for all levels of skill including beginners.

Cost for the three days is: $355 plus supplies. 

BRONZclay is one of her specialties. She will cover working with the raw clay, texturing, carving, setting stones, adding final touches to leather-hard clay, firing the metal clay and lastly hammering, finishing, and adding patinas to the bronze metal.

Projects may include a shadow box pendant, a tube-riveted swivel locket, and a ring, pendant or earrings. 

She also will be working with precious metal clay, enameling, sculptural jewelry will be a focus as well as fold-forming sheet metal into rings, bracelets and more.

Harriman has been making jewelry and winning awards for more than 35 years and has been teaching workshops for 20 years.

She has been working with precious metal clay and BRONZclay for five years, and developing state-of-the-art techniques for using the these new materials.

She was invited to the National PMC Conference in 2008 and 2010 at Purdue University to demonstrate her methods, and an article she wrote about one of her discoveries was published in Glass on Metal magazine. Her jewelry is included in three PMC Annual Exceptional Work in Metal Clay books and Contemporary Metal Clay Rings by Hattie Sanderson.

To sign up, call Harriman at 252-729-8691, or email harrimanjewelry@yahoo.com.

For information on Harriman’s work and workshops, visit her website at www.Harrimanjewelry.com.

Harriman bracelet

Bracelet by Janet Harriman from folded form metal.