Sailors Valentine with Elizabeth Braun

1800 House Betsey Braun Sailor's Valentine.

With respect to traditional techniques, students will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to create a unique sailors valentine.

Choose from several different patterns to compose your composition.  Using the great selection of materials in your kit, you can create a one-of-a-kind treasure.

Participants will be provided with an 8” handcrafted, octagon-shaped box, seashells, tools, and instructions necessary to make this prized keepsake.  There is the option for students to upgrade to a 10” valentine box for an additional charge.

Maximum class size: 8

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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