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Make your own talisman

Lisa Vetter

What, you may wonder, is a talisman? According to it is:

1. a stone, ring, or other object, engraved with figures or characters supposed to possess occult powers and worn as an amulet or charm;

2. any amulet or charm.

3. anything whose presence exercises a remarkable or powerful influence on human feelings or actions;

Want to learn to make your very own talisman? Well, look no further. Lisa Vetter at the Art Farm in Spencerville is offering a workshop from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 26.

So, gather up all you old charms, single earrings, heirloom jewels, trinkets, special strand of beads or individual beads, found objects such as coins from travels, buttons, etc. and register for the workshop.

The cost of the workshop is $85 and includes the following materials: sterling silver chain, sterling findings for attaching your items and beading supplies.

Participation is limited to 10 people, so register soon by calling 260.238.4755.