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November 2021

Workshop: Victorian Hair Art

November 14, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Camron-Stanford House, 1418 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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$45

Victorian Hair Art, popularized during the late 1800s, is the practice of creating intricate keepsakes out of human hair as a means of memorializing loved ones. In this workshop we will break down the construction methods, techniques, and motivations behind the art form, while also constructing pieces of our own. We will be following instructions from Ladies' Fancy Work (1876)by Mrs. C.S. Jones, specifically recreating flower and swirl designs that were popular at the time.

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December 2021

Workshop: Victorian Holiday Hair Art

December 18, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Camron-Stanford House, 1418 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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$40 – $45
Photograph of hand crafted hair art flowers.

Register Did you know that the Victorians created hair art for more than just remembering passed loved ones? Hair was used to honor and celebrate friends and family, both living and deceseased, near and far. Hair would be collected and used to make art pieces in the form of stylized family trees, jewelry, and home decor pieces. During this workshop, you will learn how to make some traditional hair art shapes using to create your own Victorian style hair art.…

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