Jewelry Making at The Golden Button

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Jewelry Classes with Lori Meehan at The Golden Button!!!

****Wrapped Wire Ring & Memory Wire Bracelet Class

Wed, March 25th at 6:30 PM

Cost: $36 person (will include wire, but not beads)

Level: Beginner + (age 12 & up)

Time: 60 – 90 Minutes

Supplies: Wire, Beads, Memory Wire

Tools: Flush Wire Cutters, Memory Wire Cutters, Chain Nose Pliers, Flat Nose Pliers, Round Nose Pliers, Ring Mandrel, Mallet (Instructor will have tools for use in the class)

Whether you are a beginner or have some experience with jewelry making, these wire rings and memory wire bracelets are fun to make and you’ll go home with completed projects. You’ll be able to make a ring and bracelet to match every outfit. You’ll learn how to use various jewelry making tools, the different types and sizes of wire and beads. No experience necessary.

Supply list will be provided upon request prior to the class or materials may be purchased from the instructor the day of the class. There will be various bead packets available for purchase – buy an extra one to work on at home.

You must register for this class! 🙂 Thank you! Please call (203) 910-9948, email or message us here on Facebook to register!


We are making our summer schedule now!!!!! It should be ready soon!!!!


The Golden Button

Here at The Golden Button we are having a nice little August…


There is still space in the next two weeks of Mini Summer Camps…

  • Week Seven – Arts and Crafts Camp (ages 7 and up)

Children will learn crafts from traditional summer camps! Make wind chimes, paint rocks, draw pictures, send mail and sooo much more!

Arts and Crafts week is August 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th! From 4:30—5:30 PM

  • Week Eight- Summer Night Camp (Ages 4 and up)

Listen to the summer night sounds, Create a giant bug that really glows, make trees in the night, and a nocturnal animal!  Lots of painting and glow in the dark fun! And maybe some outer space art too!!!

Summer Night Camp begins on August 20th– the 23rd from 5-6 PM


Sign up now!! Space is limited!!

Photos from last weeks Art Camps and Classes……




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Here are some photos from our Jewelry Making Camp….





There was a Wooly Bear Caterpillar outside of The Golden Button!


Making custom orders is my favorite….


Keep an eye out for our fall schedule!!! Lots of new and great classes and workshops happening soon!!!

Open Ornament Painting!!!

Open Ornament Painting at The Golden Button!

This and every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from now till Christmas!!!! You do not need to call ahead! Just show up! Cost is $10 for 3 ornaments! Wear an old shirt or smock!!!! All ages are welcome!

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Stop in and make something fancy!!!

We also have a ton of new items! Lots of great gifts and wonderful cards and beautiful jewelry!

Here are some beautiful gift tags from Stationerium!


I also want to remind you that we are having a

Christmas Card Party!!!!

On Friday, December 21st at 8 PM- You and your child can

come make Christmas tags and note cards with Bradleigh Huizinga of Stationarium.

Cost is $35 plus a $5 supply fee for you and your child (or a special little friend) (covers the 2 of you)!! We will watch Christmas Movies and craft!!! A great way to enjoy your holiday season with you children.

Add another child for $18

Call ahead and save your spot. Space is limited!!

and Guy’s Night and Lady’s Night coming up next week!

Lady’s Night Out! Come to The Golden Button on Saturday, December 15th from 5:30 to 8 PM. Leave the kids at home and get some one of a kind holiday gifts! Fill out a WISH LIST, have a beverage and make your own gift tags!!!!

Guy’s Night Out! Men stop by and do some shopping on Wednesday, December 19th… From 5-8 PM!!! Snacks, sales, wrapping and a giveaway! We will even make it easy for you… check and see if your loved ones have a wish list in our WISH LIST catalog!


Oh!!! I forgot to mention that we are still taking orders for commissioned paintings and Art Bags and Needle Felted ornaments and other custom things at the shop! Call, email, or stop by for more info!

Local Items, Alpacas and More!!!!






Don’t forget to support local!!! Find special one of a kind items for yourselves and your loved ones at

The Golden Button!!!!

Here are some new handmade items at the shop…

Ladder Necklaces



We just got a new shipment from Akula Hope Design and These beautiful pieces made of Local (Westbrook Sea Glass) one of a kind pieces by Jen Klein!


These beautiful photo cards! Which incorporate GLITTER and photography! Love these!!!

Other important things to know are…

  1. This Saturday is our first Artist Demo! At 1:00 stop over and meet four local artists!!!!

Ann Deduck and Eileen Warner of Alpaca Hill Farm demonstrate knitting!!!

and Eileen Gorham and Kate Gorham of The Golden Button demonstrate crocheting!!!!

There will be a sale on Local Yarn and these beautiful prints of Alpacas from Alpaca Hill Farm will be on SALE all day Saturday….including photos of their beautiful new baby, Angel!!!!

2. Keep voting and supporting The Golden Button!!!!

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3. Sunday at 2:00 is Needle Felting: Dogs!!! With Rachel Gerowe !!!!

There are still spaces available!!!




4. We are finishing up Diorama Camp Tomorrow!!! We had Sooooooo much fun so…

I discussed it with the children and we decided to have a diorama competition… Complete with ribbon awards!!! So keep your eyes out for the information!!! This is going to be awesome!!!!

While you wait for more details… take a look at these photos from today!




5. Next week:

Artist Demo: Painting for all ages and making felt food for kids 8 and up!!!

Mini Summer Camps: Jewelry Mini Camp and Shark Week Mini Camp!!!!!

Make a Glass Bead with Lavender Dawn on June 3rd

I have a very important announcement to make….. The Golden Button is very lucky to have one of our wonderful jewelry making- glass artists coming to do a demonstration…..

Dawn Lombard is a glass artist who is fascinated by the combination of creativity and scientific complexity of working with glass. She strives to differentiate herself by creating earthy and organic style lampwork glass beads in her studios in Monroe and Watertown, Connecticut. She has written multiple tutorials for the UK magazine ‘Making Jewellery’, was featured in the books ‘1000 Jewelry Creations’, ‘Creative Lampwork’ and ‘Creative Glass Beads’, was a featured glass artist in ‘The Beading Times,’ and won first place in Delphi’s ‘Art Glass Festival’ in 2011. She sells her jewelry online (, at The Golden Button in Southbury, Voila Gallery in Wickford Village, RI, and participates in many art shows throughout New England.


Join Dawn Lombard at The Golden Button on June 3rd from 1-2pm for a live demonstration of glass bead making and get the opportunity to make your very own glass bead.

For just $30 Dawn will guide you through the process of creating your own beautiful glass bead! This is a very special event. Please call or email me to hold you a spot. Space is limited.

(203) 910-9948