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Support the Future of The Dragon's Odyssey

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Hello! I'm Marti Brown, the heart and hands behind The Dragon's Odyssey LLC — a BIPOC and woman-owned business dedicated to the art of jewelry making and education, specializing in the unique and colorful metal of niobium. My journey has been one of passion, creativity, and a love for sharing my craft with others, however, the path hasn't been without its challenges.
The global pandemic forced a significant pivot in my approach, transitioning from in-person workshops to virtual teaching. This shift, while necessary, has highlighted the limitations of my current workspace — a dining room repurposed into a studio over 40 years ago. The accumulation of tools, materials, and new equipment for virtual teaching has maxed out the capacity of this space, impacting my creative process and productivity.
An incredible opportunity has presented itself: a chance to move into a larger space that can accommodate a retail area, a classroom for both me and guest teachers, and a studio equipped to continue offering virtual instruction. This move is imperative, not just for the growth of The Dragon's Odyssey, but as the best step forward to support my family.
Your Support Will Fund Essential Needs:
• Exterior Signage: To welcome and attract visitors.
• Glass Display Cabinets: For the professional presentation of our jewelry and crafts.
• Laser Printer: To produce high-quality educational and promotional materials.
• Curtains: To ensure privacy and control natural light within the space.
• Jewelry Benches: Essential for both teaching and creation.
• Storage Solutions: For an organized and efficient workspace.
• Tool Bases: To enhance accessibility and functionality of special tools.
• Website Upgrades: To reflect our growth and facilitate online engagement.
• Furniture: To comfortably accommodate students and visitors.
• Video Rigging Equipment: For high-quality virtual teaching.
This campaign is not merely about relocating; it's about creating a sustainable future for The Dragon's Odyssey, ensuring that it can continue to serve as a beacon of creativity, education, and community engagement. It's about securing a legacy and providing stability in the face of personal challenges.
Thank you for considering a donation to this cause. Your support, no matter the size, means the world to me and will make a tangible difference in what The Dragon's Odyssey can achieve in this next chapter.
With deepest gratitude,
Marti Brown

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Donations 

  • Melissa Muir
    • $100 
    • 2 mos
  • Debbie Vine
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
  • Priscilla Marban
    • $25 
    • 2 mos
  • Victoria Watson
    • $25 
    • 4 mos
  • Andrew Kurz
    • $50 
    • 4 mos
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Merriel Brown
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Frenchtown, NJ

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