Enamel Pendant Class

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Learn something new while having fun with friends or family! 

This class is ideal for groups who want to try a new activity together and leave with a finished piece of wearable art. 

“Catherine’s ability to bring a group together, to create an inviting atmosphere in her studio space, and then to make sure everyone is happy, comfortable and — most importantly — having fun, is impressive! It was exciting to discover how I could create a piece of jewelry, a personal piece of art, that is so unique and also meaningful to me — with my own hands. I loved it!”
— Jacqueline K 

women's hands holding enamel pendants from CG enamel pendant social hour

Part social hour/part art creation, the enamel pendant class is a fun way to learn about drawing and enameling while connecting with friends, family, and/or co-workers in a relaxed art studio.

Excellent for:

  • Team building - better than a trust lift, make art with co-workers
  • Celebrate milestones - birthdays, bachelorette/bridal, promotions, holidays
  • Engage your brain - learning new things keeps life vibrant!

 participants in enameled pendant workshop_CG jewelry classes

Each participant leaves with a finished copper and vitreous (glass) enamel pendant on a sterling silver jump ring.

There's an option to buy an accompanying sterling silver chain so you can wear it out the door. 

drawing on enameled copper pendants with enamel pencils and other tools at CG class

I prepare copper parts in a variety of shapes so each person can pick their favorite. Each piece is shaped and prepared with base coats of white enamel. 

The class starts with a quick drawing game ice breaker. Then each participant has time to sketch and discuss ideas, eventually using special enamel pencils, drawing directly on both sides of the metal to create a reversible pendant. 

Nervous about drawing abilities? Don't worry, even the artistically challenged make beautiful pendants - simple lines and patterns go a long way in this medium. 

 enameled pendant drawing in action during various CG jewelry making classes

Extended social time evolves as people move around and watch their pieces go in the kiln to be fired to a permanent smooth gloss. 

Catherine next to kiln and kids looking into open kiln during CG enamel pendant class

Water and hot tea is provided. Groups are welcome to bring snacks and drinks to imbibe as their pendants are finalized. 

Willa (young girl) showing off pendant she made alongside 3 enameled copper pendants made by her family 

“I went with a group of girlfriends to Catherine’s studio to make enameled pendants and they turned out so gorgeous! Catherine walked us through the entire process — helping us create our image using a drawing game, letting us do the hands-on work. When I get compliments wearing it, I can proudly say I made it! Highly recommend Catherine Grisez!”
— Colleen S

women wearing their handmade enamel pendants and detail of various students pendant design

Whether your group is small or large, long-time friends or casual acquaintances, seasoned artists or total novices, I'll make sure you have a fun time and leave feeling successful.  

The nitty-gritty:

Group size: 3 minimum, 12 maximum (ages 8 and up)

Cost: $95 per person (3-6 people) or $85 (7-12 people) 

Time: typically takes 3 hours, or up to 4 for larger groups

Scheduling: My availability is flexible with times open on weekdays/eves or weekends. Email c@catherinegrisez.com to schedule a time that works for you. 

How to sign up and pay: Once you've emailed to schedule and let me know your group size, I'll send an invoice payable by venmo, zelle, or credit card. 

Feel free to email me anytime!


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