Chesapeake Bay Jewelry Retreat

A 6-day jewelry making event on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

  • Starts Aug 10
  • 1,175 US dollars

Service Description

We are excited to announce the First Annual Chesapeake Bay Jewelry Retreat 2021.  Six amazing days of jewelry classes on Kent Island in Maryland. Join two very talented instructors, Debora Mauser and Eva Sherman as they journey you to a new level in metalsmithing at our studio on the beaches of the Chesapeake Bay. There will be two half-day classes, 2 full-day classes and one half-day "challenge" day. There will also be two additional evening workshops available for purchase. Guided, open studio time will be offered every day so that students can finish their work or take the time to work on on other projects. Students will have access to all the tools in the studio during that time. Our studio is fully-equipped so there is no need to bring any outside tools. Space is very limited as we are currently offering only eight bench seats! Kit Fees: (TBD) Instructors will provide kits for each class to be purchased at the start of the retreat. Skill Level: Classes are designed for beginner and those with more experience who would like to take their skills to a new level of creativity. ​Day 1: Tues. August 10th 5-7 PM - Welcome wine and cheese reception. Day 2: Wed. August 11th (1/2 day workshop) 10-1 PM - Fancy Beach Earrings with Debora Mauser 1-3 PM - Open Studio 3:00-4:30 PM - Nature walk to Terrapin Beach for beachcombing and picture-taking of the gorgeous views of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Transportation available. 6-9 PM Gypsy Woman Cuff (optional and additional workshop) Day 3: Thurs. August 12th (1/2-day class) 10-1 PM - Hot Wired Ring with Eva Sherman 1-3 PM - Open Studio 3-4 PM  - Optional visit to historic Stevensville. Transportation available. 6-9 PM  - Warrior Shield Pendant (optional & additional workshop). Day 4: Friday 8/13 (full-day class) 10-5 PM - Sticks and Stones with Debora Mauser 1 PM      -Lunch Break (lunch from local deli will be provided). 6 PM     - Optional sunset cocktail hour at Dirty Dave's Tiki Bar then dinner at Kentmorr restaurant. Transportation available. (Drinks and dinner cost not included) Day 5: Saturday 8/14 (full-day class) 10-5 PM   - Gallery Wire Ring with Eva Sherman 1 PM        - Lunch Break (lunch from local deli will be provided). 6 PM       - Optional sunset boat trip through Kent Narrows. (BYOB) Students will be picked up and dropped off at waterfront near hotel. Day 6: Sunday 8/15 - (1/2 day) 10:00-1PM - Challenge Day with Melissa 1:00-3 PM - Open Studio

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Workshops & Classes: Due to very limited space (4 bench seats) you will be charged a $50 fee if you cancel 8 days or more before a class or workshop. There is no refund if you cancel less than 8 days before a class or workshop. However, you will receive a credit (minus the $50 cancellation fee) to use towards another class/workshop at a later date. For workshop cancellations please call us 10 days before your workshop for a full refund. There is no refund if you cancel within 48 hours of an Open Studio or Bench Time with Donna or Bench Time with Melissa session. However, you will receive a credit, minus $25 cancellation fee. Retreats: *Chesapeake Bay Beach Retreat 2021 Cancellation Policy We reserve the right to cancel the retreat at any time due to unforeseen circumstances and students will receive a full refund. **Due to very limited bench seats, we can only hold your spot with a deposit of $587.50 If a student should need to cancel their seat at the retreat you may do so up until June 1, 2021 for a refund minus a $100 cancellation fee. If you should need to cancel after June 1, 2021 it will be your responsibility to fill the seat. If you cannot fill your seat you will lose your deposit (less the $100 cancellation fee) and not be issued a refund. However, you will receive a credit to be used for any other workshop or class at the studio, minus the 100 cancellation charge. ***A 2.9% convenience fee will be added to all transactions that pay with a credit card. To avoid this charge you may pay with check or by calling the studio at 443-249-3338.

Contact Details

  • 1200 Butterworth Court, Stevensville, MD, USA


1200 Butterworth Court, Suite E6 (upstairs) 

Stevensville, MD 21666

Studio Entrance on Marion Quimby Drive.


    We are a handicap accessible studio. 

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