theresa mARTin

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February 2018 Lover’s Eye Token Workshop

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Mixed Media Eye Token Workshop with theresa mARTin
Saturday, February 10, 2017
10:00 am – 2:30 pm, ½ hour lunch break

All Supplies Provided! In the 18th and 19th century, Lover’s Eye Tokens were popular with the wealthy. A miniaturist painted just the eyes of a lover, preserving anonymity… thus the recipient alone knew the identity of the person depicted. The tokens were often elaborately decorated and worn as bracelets, brooches or pendants. Create your own version using a love token form, beads, pearls, rhinestones, and an eye portrait. Class fee, $45.00 + supply/kit fee of $25.00, which includes all necessary supplies; students will have a choice of materials and colors. Sizes of the eye tokens range between 2 in. x 218 in. to 3 in. x 2 in.

Note: Although supplies are provided, feel free to bring in assorted beads, charms and embellishments from your stash to supplement or to add an even more personal touch. View a variety of tokens made by theresa mARTin on her pinterest board and visit her blog here and here for additional information and inspiring photos from previous sessions of this class.

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3 thoughts on “February 2018 Lover’s Eye Token Workshop

  1. these tokens are so intricate and beautifully detailed. It’s going to be another fabulous class!

  2. Theresa,
    I love your love tokens, and if I was closer…well you know I would be there for sure!
    Lucky are those who will be in your class. Wishing you success!

    Jackie xx

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