Outlandish Jewels Tour with Kim St Jean

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Creative Adventures
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Aug 31 - Sep 8, 2019
Group size: 15 - 30
Outlandish Jewels Tour with Kim St Jean
Scotland

Creative Adventures
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$2499
Deposit: $300
Aug 31 - Sep 8, 2019
Group size: 15 - 30

About this trip

Spend 7 wistful days traveling with Kim, our Scottish guide, and a member of our Creative Adventures Tours staff, as you visit favorite historical sites from the book and movie shooting locations from the Starz TV series. Then spend your evenings taking classes with Kim or exploring the cities and pubs of Edinburgh, Inverness, Ft William & Glasgow.

Early Bird Discount

Please use discount code EARLYBIRD when registering before Feb 15, 2019 to save $50 per person.


Kim's Classes


  • This tour includes 3 evening classes of approximately 2.5 - 3 hrs length each.
  • All materials & gas are included in your tour cost. Bring your own torch - Handy Flame Torch head. DO NOT bring gas! 
  • Projects can be completed in class.
  • 2 classes are metal working classes using a small torch, like for Crème brûlée and 1 is a leather working class.
  • Necessary tools for each class are listed below. Don't own the tools? Contact Kim St. Jean here for a complete tool kit.  
  • Never done this before and want to give it a go? Good news! All classes are appropriate for all levels including complete beginners.

Kim is a former public school teacher who now combines her love of teaching with her creative talent as a jewelry maker. For over 15 years, she has been teaching metalsmithing and other jewelry-making techniques at venues such as the William Holland School of Lapidary Arts, the Bead & Button® Show, Bead Fest, and Swarovski's 'Create Your Style' in Tucson. She and her husband, Norm, have a studio near Myrtle Beach, where they teach when not traveling. Kim's first book, "Mixed Metal Mania," was published in 2011 by Kalmbach Publishing, and her second, "Metal Magic," was published in 2012.


Jamie & Frank Spinner Ring - You will create a sterling silver spinner ring with one silver band for Jamie & one gold band for Frank. Tools to bring: Torch head, Soldering Board and Pick, Insulated Cross-Lock Tweezers. Specialty Tools provided in class to share (feel free to bring if you own): Ring mandrel, soft blow hammer, Whaley ring gauge, bench block, large wrap-n-tap.


Jamie's Sporran - Scotland was the inventor of the fanny pack. Make your own small leather Day Sporran to hold your ring and Kilt Pin. All tools provided.  


Scottish Kilt Broach - No tartan plaid would be complete without a kilt pin. Yours will remind you of your amazing adventure in Scotland. Tools to bring: V-slot bench pin w/ clamp, jewelers saw, bees wax, 3/0 saw blades, round nose pliers, chain nose pliers, mill file. 

What’s included

  • Panoramic Tour Glasgow
    After arrival at the airport our motor coach will whisk you away for a narrated tour of the city
  • Pollok House
    Built during Jamie's time, it houses an impressive collection of Spanish art, as well as works by Raeburn and Guthrie.
  • National Piping Center
    Bagpipes in Scotland. Hear and demonstration and try playing your own.
  • Glencoe
    Photo op for some of the most breathtaking views in the highlands of Scotland.
  • Fort William
    Spend the night in the town where Jamie was famously flogged.
  • Glenfinnan Monument
    Amidst the panoramic views of Loch Shiel is the monument erected to commemorate the fallen Jacobite clansmen.
  • Glenfinnan Viaduct
    Photo Op of the amazing arched train bridge made famous as Harry Potter rushed over it on the Hogwarts Express.
  • Lock Ness Cruise
    Two hour cruise - Will you spot Nessie?
  • Urquhart Castle
    Traveling by boat you can walk the grounds and ruins of the castle destroyed in the first Jacobite rising.
  • Culloden Moor
    Marvel at the vast emptiness and visit the single humble marker the represents the entire Fraser clan.
  • Clava Cairns
    Touch the standing stones that are said to have provided the inspiration for Craigh na Dun.
  • Highland Folk Museum
    Explore life in the Highlands from the 1700s until mid 1900s.
  • Cairngorms National Park
    Scenic Drive.
  • Royal Burgh of Culross
    Used many times in the Outlander TV series, this town is the most complete example of a 17th/18th century burgh
  • Guided Tour of Edinburgh
    Including an Outlander walking tour to visit cites in Old Town Edinburgh.
  • Edinburgh Castle
    Charles I was the last Scottish King to live in the castle.
  • Holyrood Palace
    Bonnie Prince Charlie established his court here for 6 weeks and portraits of him can still be found in the Royal Dining Room.
  • Midhope Castle
    Location used as Lollybroch.
  • Blackness Castle
    Location used as Wentworth Prison in Outlander.
  • Linlithgow Palace
    Birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots and featured in the Outlander TV series.
  • 9 meals
    7 breakfasts & 2 dinners
  • Luxury Motor Coach
  • 7 nights hotel
    3 & 4 star Scottish hotels
  • 3 Classes with Kim
    2 metal working and 1 leather working. All appropriate for beginners and up.
  • Class Kits & Gas
    Materials to make the projects and gas canisters for the metal class are included. Note: Some tools are required that are not included. Please see class descriptions.
  • Scottish Guide
    In each city we tour.
  • Creative Adventures Tour
    Member of CAT staff will escort the entire tour.
  • Entrances to all listed
    locations.
  • Lunches & most dinners
    2 dinners included as listed above.
  • Some Class Tools
    You will need to bring some tools with you for classes. Please see class description.
  • Airfare
    Group Air is available for an additional fee. You may book your own air or we can help with individual bookings.
  • Tips & Gratuities
    Discretionary if you wish to reward good service from our drivers and guides.
  • Porterage
    If you need help with your luggage, please notify us in advance for porterage arrangements.

Available Packages

Land Only Tour DOUBLE - No Group Air

This is the proper choice if you are going to book your own air or are undecided on Group Air.

It is still possible to add group air later if you are undecided.


Note: This rate is for DOUBLE Occupancy. For single occupancy, choose the single package.


Dynamic Pricing Discounts will be added to your account when we reach 20 and 25 guest levels. See website for complete description of Dynamic pricing discounts.


Payment plan is included for your convenience. You are welcome to make partial payments in your account at any time. 


Deposit is fully refundable until Apr 15, 2019.

$2499
Deposit: $300
Land Plus Group Air - DOUBLE

This is the proper choice if you want to reserve a spot on our Group Air. (Please note, DO NOT select group air option below if selecting this package. That option is for those who add it later.)


If you are undecided choose Land Only for now. You can add group air later according to availability.


Note: This rate is for DOUBLE Occupancy For single occupancy, choose the single package. 


Dynamic Pricing Discounts will be added to your account when we reach 20 and 25 guest levels. See website for complete description of Dynamic pricing discounts. 


Payment plan is included for your convenience. You are welcome to make partial payments in your account at any time.  


Deposit is fully refundable until Apr 15, 2019 except for $150 of air deposit.

$3351
Deposit: $700
Land Only Tour SINGLE - No Group Air

This is the proper choice if you are going to book your own air or are undecided on Group Air.

It is still possible to add group air later if you are undecided.


Note: This rate is for SINGLE Occupancy. For double occupancy, choose the double package. If you are registering as a single, but would like a roommate, please indicate that in the Notes to Organizer. (CAT does not guarantee we can match you with a roommate, but we will connect anyone who indicates they are interested so they can determine if it's a good match.)


Dynamic Pricing Discounts will be added to your account when we reach 20 and 25 guest levels. See website for complete description of Dynamic pricing discounts.


Payment plan is included for your convenience. You are welcome to make partial payments in your account at any time.  


Deposit is fully refundable until Apr 15, 2019. 

$3274
Deposit: $300
Land Plus Group Air - SINGLE

This is the proper choice if you want to reserve a spot on our Group Air. (Please note, DO NOT select group air option below if selecting this package. That option is for those who add it later.)

If you are undecided choose Land Only for now. You can add group air later according to availability.


Note: This rate is for SINGLE Occupancy. For double occupancy, choose the double package. If you are registering as a single, but would like a roommate, please indicate that in the Notes to Organizer. (CAT does not guarantee we can match you with a roommate, but we will connect anyone who indicates they are interested so they can determine if it's a good match.) 


Dynamic Pricing Discounts will be added to your account when we reach 20 and 25 guest levels. See website for complete description of Dynamic pricing discounts. 


Payment plan is included for your convenience. You are welcome to make partial payments in your account at any time.  


Deposit is fully refundable until Apr 15, 2019 except for $150 of air deposit. 

$4126
Deposit: $700

Available options

Group Air Full Payment
$852
Group Air - Deposit Only
$400
Group Air 2nd Payment
$452
$2499
Deposit: $300

Land Only Tour DOUBLE - No Group Air

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(Please note:  While the features of your tour will not change, the arrangement of them could. We reserve the right to move things around in order to accommodate necessary scheduling with exhibits and drive times.)

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