A weekend of vendors, lectures, demonstrations and more!

A jeweler's trade show for tools, gems, supplies and services.
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Metalwerx Marketplace 2018

 

 About                                                                                                          

Metalwerx Marketplace is a trade show event catering to jewelers, metalsmiths and makers of
New England.  This event showcases a diverse group of vendors selling tools, gems, pearls, natural
stone beads, supplies and services.  Get hands on approach to tool and supply buying!

Location: The Boston Marriott Newton 
                    The Commonwealth Ballroom
                    2345 Commonwealth Avenue,
                    Newton, MA, US, 02466

                          *Parking for this event is free. 

Admission:  General admission tickets $15 at the door, $10 advance purchase online.
                      * ticket price includes entrance for Saturday and Sunday only

                       Tickets purchased online will be held at Will Call
                       and can be picked up at the event. You can also pick up your ticket in person at the Metalwerx office until Thursday, October 18th. 

           

TICKETS 


 Event Schedule:                                                                                       

Shop & Schmooze, Friday, October 19
Join us from 5-9pm for our opening night fundraiser, with special guest Michael Good.
Enjoy cocktails, hor d'oeuvres, live music, and shopping. 

Saturday, October 20
10am               Doors open! Vendors booths are open all day. Silent auction available for bidding.           
10am               Coffee and Tea sponsored by Pepetools
10:30am          Booth demo: Metalsmithing Basics with Hammers and Stakes with Bill Fretz in the Otto Frei Booth
11am               Book signing with Michael Good
11am               Artist Lecture: Drift Compatible with Tanya Crane in the Old Meeting House
11:30am          Booth Demo: Sessin Durgham at the Pulse Arc Welder: Weld That Post in the Otto Frei Booth
12pm               Booth Demo: Making a Pure (.999) Silver Charm with Gemstone with Katie Baum in the Art Clay World Booth
12:30pm          Booth Demo: the Foredom Hammer Hand piece with Jeff Georgantes in the Otto Frei Booth
1pm                 Wellness Tips for Smiths with Wellness for Makers in the Old Meeting House
2pm                 Pop-Up Vendor Table with Wellness for Makers in the Entrance Area      
2:15pm            Booth Demo: Sessin Durgham at the Pulse Arc Welder: Re-tipping a Prong in the Otto Frei Booth
2:30pm            Booth Demo: Forging with the Rolling Mill with Jeff Georgantes​ in the Otto Frei Booth
2:45pm            Booth Demo: Maintaining Your Flexshaft with Mike Zagielski of Foredom in the Otto Frei Booth
3pm                 Stone Carving with a Flexshaft with Darryl Alexander in the Old Meeting House
5:30pm            Marketplace Mixer in the hotel bar (appetizers &cash bar) 

Sunday, October 21
10:00am          Doors open! Vendor booths are open all day. Silent auction available for bidding.
10:30am          Booth Demo: Metalsmithing Basics with Hammers and Stakes with Bill Fretz in the Otto Frei Booth

11am               What’s In A Title? Identifying Yourself As A Maker with Troy Hines in the Old Meeting House
11am               Book signing with Karen Christians in the Entrance Area
11:45am          Booth Demo: Maintaining Your Flexshaft with Mike Zagielski of Foredom​ in the Otto Frei Booth

12pm               Booth Demo: Pulse Arc Welder with Sessin Dugham: Filling Pits and Porosity in the Otto Frei Booth
12:30pm         Booth Talk: History of Files and Commonly Asked Questions with Tevel Herbstman in the Allcraft Booth

1pm                 Chain Maille Demonstration with Karen Karon in the Old Meeting House
2pm                 Book Signing with Karen Karon in the Entrance Area
2:30pm           Booth Demo: Pulse Arc Welder with Sessin Dugham: Welding Near Pearls in the Otto Frei Booth
2:45pm           Booth Demo: Fine Silver and Gold Pendant with Katie Baum in the Art Clay World booth

3:00pm           Pricing Your Work with Marlene Richey Old Meeting House
4pm                Book signing with Marlene Richey in the Entrance Area
4pm                Silent Auction closes
5pm                Vendors close up shop for the day...Only 365 days left until the next Marketplace!


Learn More About: Demonstrations and Lectures in the Educational Series-Practices and Perspectives

 


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For more information about becoming a vendor at Marketplace, contact: Liz Clark Administrative and Events Manager