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Artisan in Residence: Dora Szekely, Jewelry Design

  • Presented By: Ocean House
  • Dates: September 13, 2019 - September 15, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Ocean House
  • 1 Bluff Avenue
  • Watch Hill, RI 02891
  • Join the Ocean House at the monthly Artisan in Residence weekend event to meet with nationally-recognized artists and artisans for hands-on art instruction, special lectures and reception. This month, meet jewelry making artist, Dora Szekely, who began her jewelry designing in Italy prior to crafting in downtown Westerly. Friday, September 13, 5 pm – 6 pm in the Ocean House Lobby: Meet Dora and learn how she creates her unique pieces using ethically sourced metals and handpicked gemstones from Cambodia. Saturday, September 14, 9 am – 11 am at the School House Cottage: Enjoy an introductory jewelry class to learn how to create two pairs of custom earrings. Sunday, September 15, 9 am – 11 am at the School House Cottage: Enjoy a chance to speak with Dora, learn more about her craft, and a gallery show of her pieces. Learn more about her journey with custom jewelry design and running her own business, “Liv and Love”: Ethical, Eco, and Custom Jewelry. Coffee, Tea, and Baked Goods will be Available. Sunday, September 15, 2 pm – 4 pm Drawing Room: Dora Szekely discusses her personal journey from first designing custom jewelry in Italy and continuing her craft here in Westerly. Hear about her travels around the world in search of ethically sources gemstones and the inspirations behind her creations. Also, enjoy the opportunity to purchase some of her custom work.