Silver Bonsai Pendant Workshop

Schedule and Location

Sunday. August. 5, 2018 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum.

$150.00 member
$160.00 nonmember
Silent observer $20 (phone registration only)

$150.00 member
$160.00 nonmember

Course Description

These eight different Bonsai tree pendants are gold. This workshop is open to all skill levels and Artistic abilities. You DO NOT have to be an Artist to take this workshop. Everyone can make a great looking Bonsai or Suiseki Pendant Each Student in the workshop creates and carves their Bonsai or Suiseki Pendant with the help of the Instructor. Every student will receive one on one detailed instruction. You will receive a Block of wax to carve and a detailed instruction book to follow. You can use your personal design or use a stock design.

Each Student Creates and carves their Bonsai or Suiseki Pendant with the help of the Instructor. After which the Instructor takes these carvings home, adds a pendant loop to the back of each piece, and casts them into Sterling Silver. Then the pieces are carefully removed from the mold and polished. Then Each piece is shipped US Priority Mail (included in registration fee) with a tracking number back to each student.

Notes: Limit 10
Supplies: Price includes materials, tools, and shipping fee. The size of your pendant can be up to 1.5" x 1". 

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Course Details

ONLINE:  REGISTER NOW, opens new tab
BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted, M-F, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
IN PERSON: Stop by Visitor Center during open hours.


Weather Cancellation Hotline
Classes run rain or shine unless there is a threat of server weather. If severe weather is forecast please call 630-719-7979 for updates on weather related cancellations.