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Silver Wire and Gemstone Jewellery with Shelley MacDonald

Complete a unique jewellery piece with the guidance of our certified instructor. You'll learn the latest trends, tricks and techniques for using the right tools, beads and findings that will bring your inspiration to life.

Grade Suitability:


Maximum Class Size:

6 with a school helper

Time Required:

2 hours

Material Required:

Artist will supply all materials and equipment for a rental fee.

Material Cost:

$45 per student

Language of Instruction:



Carcross, Carmacks, Haines Junction, Teslin, Dawson, Old Crow and Whitehorse


Oct, Nov, Dec, April, May and June

Shelley MacDonald

Shelley MacDonald earned her B.F.A in Jewellery Design and metalsmithing from NSCAD University in Halifax N.S in 2011. Since moving to the Yukon, Shelley draws and incorporates her inspiration from the northern beauty of her visual environment, which emulates through her more recent collections. From a small studio in Whitehorse, Shelley uses a variety of materials including upcycled leather and fur from the Yukon, metals, stones, ivory, musk ox horn and wood. All of her items are handmade and one of kind. Shelley has been traveling to various countries volunteer teaching her silversmithing skills to help people sustain themselves and to make money to provide for there families. Her next adventure will be Bali, Indonesia and New Zealand.

Contact: 1-780-222-2903


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