Jewelry Journey: Travel Stories Told In Gold

$ 295.00 USD

Saturday August 3, 2024
1:00-3:00 PM
GRACE GOW West Seattle Studio
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Earrings travle with us everywhere. Where have you gone lately?

Bring a talisman from your  (summer vacation) travels. It could be a bead, a piece of jewelry, a coin. Anything. Bring a found gem, a foreign piece of jewelry or any memory from a past adventure to get started.

Where have you gone that’s changed your life?


Come on the journey of carving simple jewelers wax into a two charms, one for each of the mini-hoop earrings.

We’ll peruse gemstones from around the world during our workshop. Opals, emeralds and garnets from places like Australia, Ethiopia and Brazil will bring color and light to your ring. Ethically-sourced colored gemstones can be drawn, weighed and purchased at your workshop.

We will create jewelry in an environment that enlivens your excitement about travelling for all your senses.

Your experience ammenities include: 

  • Colored Gemstone + Diamond In-person Libray + full online Catalogue
  • Tea and cookies
  • Recycled travel journal + pencil
  • GRACE GOW giveaway bag with GG Polishing cloth + gift. 


This wax carving workshop is a place where your creativity comes alive. The Wax On Workshop - or WOW for short - is a relaxed two-hour session of sketching, carving, and chatting that results in your own ring, pendant or earring design created in jewelers wax.

At the end of your workshop, you'll give the wax to Cat; she'll cast the ring and then professionally finish it to your matte or shiny specifications. Then, four to six weeks later, you'll receive your custom sterling silver creation delivered to your door.

Customized requests for group carves are welcomed!


  • You carve your dream silver ring, pendant or earrings from simple jewelry wax.
  • Cat casts your creation into solid silver or gold.
  • Cat professionally polishes your ring and sets gemstones, if selected
  • You receive your custom piece within 4-6 weeks!


Payable night of with credit card or cash. Your current wax width approx 3-4 MM.

Ways to customize your ring at your workshop:

$110 • Rose gold or 14K yellow gold vermeil

$140 • Carve + cast a second ring

$130 • Wide ring upgrade 6-7 mm

$165 • Permanent mold

$120 • Set a 1.8 MM diamond/emerald/ruby/sapphire round gemstone.

Additional Options

$90/stone + Setting fee: labor and materials to custom carve a gemstone setting in your custom wax project.

$120/hour: Studio fee applies to your developing your custom ring process. We can discuss how we may help bring to life!


Create your own wedding bands – or just something a little extraordinary in this couples wax carving experience. Reserve your private ring making workshop with jeweler Cat McCadden.

Terms + Conditions:

Thank you for booking! This purchase confirmation is your ticket. We will add you to our guest list, so please arrive at the time shown on your ticket. All purchases on tickets are strictly non-refundable. You may send someone in your place if you are unable to attend.

All WOW attendees must be 18 and over.

Can't join in-person? Create with Cat online.

GRACE GOW Jewelry is inspired by where the city meets the sea. All carvers are encouraged to bring an oceanic or industrial found object for the event. We'll find inspiration in its line, form, texture, and silhouette.