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Ornamental Peace Project 2018 Kit

Course Description

About this event

Usher in the holiday season by making an ornament or memento about peace! How do you interpret peace? Express your feelings, thoughts and ideas by creating an ornament or memento for our second annual Ornamental Peace Project using the designated kit sponsored and assembled by Halstead. All pieces submitted will have the opportunity to be exhibited and sold at Craft Boston Holiday, December 13-16th, and featured in our online exhibition on December 28th, 2018 - February 1st, 2019.

Kit cost: $25 + $5 shipping (option to pickup at Metalwerx office is available- use code PICKUP at checkout to remove $5 shipping fee, and pick up in person)

*Kits are available on a first come first served basis . Only 200 kits available! They are available for purchase via the following dates and locations:

  • At www.metalwerx.com August 30 - November 26
  • In person at Metalwerx Marketplace, October 20 - 21, 2018, Newton Marriott
  • In person at Ornamental Peace Project Make-A-Thon Days

Join us in the studio to create your ornament or memento!

Friday, October 26th, 10AM - 4PM

Monday, November 12th, 4:30PM - 8PM

Monday, November 19th, 4:30PM - 8PM

Tuesday, November 20th, 10AM - 4PM

Please RSVP  to Make-A-Thon days by registering for the session using the links above.


  • Deadline for entry submission:  November 26th, 2018 extended to December 1, 2018
  • Drop off or mail completed entry form along with finished piece to Metalwerx by November 26th, 2018 December 1, 2018
  • Limit one ornament per applicant.

Project Specifications:

  • Create an ornament or memento from the kit utilizing as many components as possible. At least 50% of kit items should be used in final work. Artists are permitted to add one found object OR one gemstone.
  • Size restrictions: Maximum: 6” x 6”
  • Suggested Retail price $20 - $50
  • Retail price of ornament is determined by applicant if applicant chooses to make ornament for sale and is subject to change by Metalwerx with artist's approval. 

Jurying Process:

  • This exhibition is an open call to all metals and/or jewelry artists but is limited to those living and working in the USA. International applications will not be accepted.


  • Finished work is owned by the artist until sold.
  • Sale of work is optional. If work is for exhibit only, please indicate on submission form.
  • Unsold or exhibit only pieces may be picked up at Metalwerx after Craft Boston Holiday, December 17th.
  • Sales of accepted work will be divided as 50% of retail price to the artist / 50% of retail price to Metalwerx.
  • Applicant has option to donate 100% of proceeds to Metalwerx. Please indicate preference on submission form.

Shipping and Insurance:

Artists are responsible for cost of shipping and insurance to Metalwerx. Deadline for arrival of shipment at Metalwerx is November 26, 2018 December 1, 2018. Submissions will not be accepted after this date.


Attn: Ornamental Peace Project

50 Guinan Street

Waltham, MA 02451


Please email Liz Clark at with questions or call our office at 781.891.3854

Meet the Instructor


Metalwerx is dedicated to supporting jewelry and the metal arts through educational programming that fosters artistic and technical development while encouraging community growth and arts appreciation. You can read more about us here.

Our dedicated staff members are happy to answer questions and help make your experience at Metalwerx unforgettable.  Please don't hesitate to contact us if there is anything we can do to make your time with us easier to plan for and more enjoyable.






November 26, 2018


10:00 AM -5:00 PM


1 day

All Levels
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