Workshop-Retreat with Empar Juanes and Philip Sajet

Workshop  /  Technics  /  09 Sep 2024  -  15 Sep 2024
Published: 04.07.2024
Workshop-Retreat with Empar Juanes and Philip Sajet.
Pedra Casa Estudi
Empar Juanes, Philip Sajet
DEADLINE: 31/07/2024

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One-Week Jewelry Making Workshop-Retreat in Valencia. Philip Sajet and Empar Juanes, once mentor and adept and now esteemed colleagues, are thrilled to host you at this unforgettable workshop-retreat in the heart of Valencia's picturesque countryside.
Location: Llombai, Valencia (we will pick you up from the airport or train station if needed).
Duration: 7 Days (6 days of lessons and 1 day excursion).
All Included: Food and stay in double rooms.
Participants: Spaces are very limited (only 4) to ensure personalized attention and a quality experience for all participants.
Candidates will be selected due to the limited number of spots.
Deadline: July 31, 2024.
Price: 1.800 €.
Language: English, Spanish, Dutch, German, French, Italian.

Unlock your artistic potential
Our venue is PEDRA casaestudi, Empar’s beautifully renovated 200-year-old house, equipped with all the facilities you need to unleash your creativity and artistic potential. Food and lodging are provided. Two renowned jewelry artists and perfectionists at heart will guide you through the nuances of contemporary jewelry.

Whether you're a seasoned artist or a curious beginner, this workshop-retreat is designed to help you explore and expand your artistic horizons in a supportive and beautiful setting. Every aspect will be meticulously explained both verbally and visually. Throughout the week, you will work on crafting a final piece that embodies the skills and techniques you've acquired.

What You Will Learn:
  • Goldsmith Techniques: Master goldsmithing techniques with Philip and Empar.
  • Stone-Cutting Techniques: Learn the delicate process of cutting and polishing gemstones with Empar.
  • Enamel Techniques: Discover the vibrant world of enamel work, adding color and life to your pieces with Philip.
What We Offer:
  • Expert Guidance: Learn from seasoned jewelry artists who will guide you every step of the way. Two double goldsmith tables equipped, one enamel oven, stone cutting, and carving machines.
  • Inspiring Environment: Our retreat is set in a tranquil countryside location, perfect for sparking creativity and finding artistic inspiration.
  • Healthy Mediterranean Cuisine: Enjoy delicious, wholesome meals that nourish your body and soul.
  • Engaging Conversations: Participate in enriching discussions about art, life, and the creative process with like-minded individuals.
  • Evening Walks: Enjoy walks along the riverside and hills with Mediterranean forests.
  • Excursion: Join us for a visit to Valencia city center and the Centro de Arte Hortensia Herrero, featuring art pieces by Alexander Calder, Chillida, Olafur Eliasson, Joan Miró, Tomas S.

Follow  @pedracasaestudi  for updates with more photos of the house, installations, and machines.

For more information and reservations, contact us at

Please send us your preferred material or technique you would like to work with (you can also mix techniques but choose one you would like to focus on), along with a photograph of a jewel you have created or some sentences about what you would like to do or learn if you are a beginner. 

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