Jewelry Designer Shares her Passion “The Art of Jewelry Making”
at Bucks County Visitors Center
(Bucks County, PA) The Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau continues its latest program “Second Sunday with the Arts” with Christel Hoffman, owner of Christel’s Productions Limited Inc. Christel will be speaking about her unique jewelry art in a presentation titled “The Art of Jewelry Making.” On Sunday, November 9th from 1pm - 3pm at the Bucks County Visitors Center in Bensalem. Immediately following the presentation, Christel will have her items available for sale.
Christel Hoffman is a Certified PMC (Precious Metal Clay) Guild Instructor who teaches workshops in PMC, glass bead making and other jewelry making techniques. She designs and creates mostly one of a kind, original jewelry. Her work is made of sterling, fine silver, gold, genuine and synthetic stones, semi precious beads, found objects, and her own hand made lamp-worked glass beads. Locally, her jewelry can be bought at the Michener Museum in Doylestown and New Hope.
Christel is a juried member of the PA Guild of Craftsmen and has held several board positions for the Bucks County Chapter of the Guild, including; Advertising/Publicity, Director at Large, Vice President, and Membership Chairman. She was the Craftsman in Residence at the PGC from 1996 to 2001.
As a child, Christel was always interested in rocks and gems. She would sift through the faceted glass stones belonging to her grandfather, a goldsmith from Pforzheim, Germany. Her inspiration comes from nature; fish, shells, flowers and leaves She employs many processes in the manufacture of her jewelry. Christel received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Metals from Boston University, with a Minor in Art History and Geology.
Contact: Michelle Greco, Public Relations
Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau
215 639 0300 x. 231
About Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau
The Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau, Inc (BCCVB) is the official tourist promotion agency for Bucks County. The mission of the BCCVB is to increase visitation in Bucks County by effectively marketing its heritage and its diverse sites and attractions. . For more information on BCCVB activities call 1-800-836-BUCKS, visit www.VisitBucksCounty.com or stop by the Bucks County Visitor Center located at 3207 Street Road in Bensalem (adjacent to the entrance to Philadelphia Park Racetrack). The Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 9:00a.m until 5:00 p.m. It is easily accessible from the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Route 1 and Interstate 95.