Handcrafted Copper Orchid Ornaments

Handcrafted Copper Orchid Ornaments

In-Person Creative Arts Class
A wall full of pots of orchids at Longwood Gardens.
Becca Mathias

Dates & Prices

Saturday, December 7, 2024
9:00 am–12:00 pm

Fee: $69

Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $62

Registrations may be cancelled up to two weeks before the event, and your registration fee, less a $30 processing fee, will be refunded.

To notify us of your cancellation, email us or call 610-388-5454.

Register by November 24, 2024

Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members save on Continuing Education Courses

A 10% discount on classes will be applied automatically at the time of checkout. 

During this class, fabricate your own handmade metal orchid ornaments using copper and follow templates derived from specimens in Longwood’s collection to create a life-like finished piece. Practice traditional metalworking techniques of cutting, filing, and hammering, as well as cold connection techniques such as riveting, to create a unique design. 


Grove Studio 104 & 105 


Hattie Weselyk

Hattie Weselyk is a self-taught jewelry artist who has been making jewelry since she retired as a professional ballerina to begin her family. Seeking a creative outlet after professional dance led her to an unexpected path. Weselyk purchased a beginner jewelry-making book from a local craft store and established an immediate connection and passion for artisanal work.