Meet the Maker: Phoenix Rogers

About ten years ago, Phoenix Rogers started toying around with wampum. Made from a quahog shell, wampum boasts a long and rich history for the Wampanoag people, who originated the practice of carving the characteristic white and purple beads. Whether created long ago or in recent days, each piece holds a unique story.

Join Mrs. Rogers and discover how she creates her line of wampum jewelry from shells salty from the surf, to carefully culling the deepest purple, to carving and tumbling. Samples of Mrs. Rogers’ designs will be available to touch and finished pieces will be available for purchase.

Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm

The Carnegie
58 North Water Street, Edgartown, MA 02539

Event Type

Speaker/Panel, Arts & Artisans

Website

http://mvpreservation.org

Cost

Free

Hashtag

#vineyardtrust #landmarksforlife #IslandWampum #meetthemaker

Contact Phone

508-627-4440

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