6″ Sailors Valentine with Elizabeth Braun

Learn the skills needed to create these shell collage souvenirs of days gone by.  Several pattern choices and a wide selection of shells will be available to create a unique, personal valentine.  Participants will be provided with a 6″ handcrafted, octagon-shaped cherry box, a wide variety of seashells, and the tools and instructions necessary to create a prized keepsake.

Maximum class size: 10

Elizabeth Braun has been creating sailors valentines for more than twenty years.  Her work  can be seen at Nantucket Looms.  Her work has blended the early techniques and designs with a contemporary approach to color and texture.

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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