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FAQ

  • What are your products made of? What is Jesmonite?
    Items we make in our studio are made of Jesmonite. Jesmonite is a highly versatile, eco-friendly, water based composite that does not contain any solvents and VOCs (Volatile organic compounds) regular resins. It is durable and lightweight material that is used in a wide range of applications in the construction, architectural and art industries. Jesmonite is castable, which means it can be poured into molds to create objects of any shape or size. Finished product feels similar to concrete and ceramic. Surface is generally smooth, sometimes with a few air bubbles and irregularities, which are part of its unique characteristics. Its inherent ability to simulate natural materials and its versatility, strength and durability make it an ideal choice for a wide range of projects and design applications. Jesmonite was invented in the United Kingdom in 1984 by Peter Hawkins. It was previously popular in the construction industry, primarily for the creation of high-quality surface materials, but it is now popular among artists, architects, and DIY crafters.
  • Are the products food safe?
    Jesmonite materials are non-solvent and contain zero VOCs (Volatile organic compounds). Our products are sealed with a food-safe sealer, but are not tested for food safety, therefore we do not recommend using our products for serving food and liquids. Items made of jesmonite can be used for decorative tableware and home decor.
  • Are the products waterproof?
    We cover our products with solvent free, non-toxic sealer making them water-repellant but not waterproof. They are not dishwasher safe. Please do not leave your jesmonite piece submerged in water.
  • Can I choose my own colors?
    All our products can be customized to your favorite colors. If you see something in our product range that you like, but would prefer it in different colors that better suit your style or occasion we would happily try to make it happen for you. Send us your color choices, you could also add a picture or if you would like to discuss some options first, just contact us on social media or send us an email mavecreativestudio1@gmail.com Please keep in mind that custom orders might take longer for us to produce, can’t be cancelled or returned.
  • Are Jesmonite products fire rated?
    Jesmonite AC100 that we use in our studio is fire-resistant. Independently fire rated in accordance with European Fire Classification EN 13501-1.
  • Is Jesmonite dishwasher/microwave safe?
    It is not advised to use Jesmonite in either of these.
  • How do you take care of products made of Jesmonite?
    All items can be cleaned with a damp cloth and mild soap. Do not use harsh cleaning products or scrub too hard, it will damage the surface of your piece. Do not put your item into a dishwasher. We advise to wipe up any strong contaminants, such as wine or coffee, as quickly as possible to prevent staining. You can give your item a fresh look by rubbing it with a sealer, such as a concrete wax.
  • Is it beginner friendly?
    Our workshops are beginner friendly. It is suitable for all adventurous ages between 7-100. Younger than 7 would likely need an adult's assistance. Jesmonite is an amazing material which allows anyone to create something unique.
  • How long is the workshop?
    In general regular workshop takes around 1.5 - 2 hours. In case of a private party it is negotiable, default length is 3 hours.
  • What is the maximum group size?
    Regular workshop size is right now 20 people. Private parties are up for negotiation.
  • Do I need to bring anything?
    All the tools and materials are provided by us.
  • Can I bring my own snacks and drinks?
    Please contact us for more information.
  • What payment methods are accepted?
    We accept payments through: - Credit card (Visa, Mastercard) Learn about Refund Policy here. Learn about Terms and Conditions here.
  • How quickly do you ship my order?
    Products in stock will be dispatched in 2-4 working days upon the placement of your order. Custom orders might add 1-2 extra days. We know life happens and sometimes we need the things yesterday, you can always reach out to us on social media or email, and we'll do our best to expedite your order. We will notify you when it has been sent! Learn about Refund Policy here. Learn about Terms and Conditions here.
  • How do I cancel or change my order?
    Please reach out to us and if your order is still in "processing mode" we will be able to cancel it. Learn about Refund Policy here. Learn about Terms and Conditions here.

MAVE Creative Studio Hours

10am - 8:30pm TUE-SUN

CLOSED on Mondays 

(Hours are subject to change, to be sure give us a call)

Workshop Schedule

(subject to change, to be sure give us a call)
Session 1: 11am - 12:30pm
Session 2: 4pm - 5:30pm
Session 3: 6pm - 7:30pm

Walk-ins are welcome, however we do encourage you to book for a workshop in advance to avoid disappointment.

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