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Citrus Bead Retreat

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Embark on an extraordinary bead adventure, through the picturesque landscapes of France. This unique retreat will be led by Kinga Bledsoe (Nichols) and Gail Crosman Moore. 

Our bead retreat will take place in the charming town of Menton during the Lemon Festival and Carnival in Nice. This festive period is an excellent opportunity to witness the cities come alive with parades, dances, parties, flower battles, fireworks, and other exciting activities that will leave you amazed. 

You will also see giant statues that are not made of beads, but of lemons and oranges, using about 150 tons of citrus fruits. 

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In addition to the festival, you will explore the most important sights in Menton, Monaco, and Eze Village. You will also embark on a day trip through the French Riviera to enjoy the breathtaking landscapes, gardens, and stunning coastal towns.

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During the retreat, you will create a one-of-a-kind project: the Star Blossom Bracelet, meticulously crafted by Gail and Kinga. 

Gail will teach you how to create three-dimensional felted objects that are sturdy enough to withstand wear and tear and can be safely used in bead-embroidered jewelry, among other things. You will also learn to create delicate and decorative components with paper clay. 

Under Kinga's guidance, you'll delve into the world of fantastic bead projects, discovering unique designs and techniques that will inspire your creativity.

star blossom bracelet

Seize this exceptional opportunity to design with Gail and Kinga during a once-in-a-lifetime trip. Remember, spots are limited. 

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