People celebrate special occasions by decorating things with baubles, as evidenced by hanging ornaments on Christmas trees and emptying drums of diamonds over winning coaches. Be a gem with this Groupon.
- $25 for a one-hour jewelry-making class for two (a $50 value)
During the private session, participants make a bead bracelet and a pair of drop earrings. Crafters make their accessories with a choice of earring backings for pierced or non-pierced ears, gold- or silver-plated earrings, and a lobster claw clasp. All materials are included. Classes are available Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.; call to make an appointment.
Marianne “Frenchy” Loeb comes from a long line of jewelry makers—her late father was certified by the Gemological Institute of America—which makes her a natural at all things artistic. In her store, the shelves teem with cultured-pearl necklaces, sparkly Czech crystal earrings, and feather hair clips. While she specializes in crafting bridal and formal wear jewelry, she also offers jewelry repair and beads for DIYers.
Tips from Groupon Customers
“We chose any beads we liked from her large selection and with instruction we came away with a lovely bracelet and earrings. Fun time.”
“Frenchy is fantastic. She is very helpful and truly wants to help you learn how to create your own artwork. Her prices are very reasonable too. I hope her business...”
“Frenchy is fantastic. She is very helpful and truly wants to help you learn how to create your own artwork. Her prices are very reasonable too. I hope her business grows!!!”
556 Maple Avenue
Saratoga Springs, New York 12866