MAKE-DAY: Freshwater Pearl Bracelet MON 22 APR 2024

Date: Monday 22 April, 2024

Start Time: 6:00pm

End Time: 8:30pm

Venue: FORGE

Make your own freshwater pearl bracelet. In this taster workshop you will learn, from a professional jeweller, the techniques used to evenly knot and securely attach clasps to bracelets. You will be able to leave not only with your own gorgeous, handmade freshwater pearl bracelet but the skills and knowledge needed to go on to make many more bracelets.

Special discount to FORGE Friends, enter your code at checkout 

What will I make?

You will make your own knotted freshwater pearl bracelet with a clasp

What will happen on the day?

Upon your arrival you will have the chance to get to know your fellow makers and to peruse some examples of freshwater pearl bracelets to inspire your own work. The instructor will then demonstrate the techniques and guide you step by step to make your own. 

You will be supplied with everything you need including the equipment and gorgeous pearls.

What skills do I need?

Difficulty Level: EASY

No previous experience is needed, just a little patience and willingness to give it a go!

What should I bring?

- If you need glasses please don’t forget to bring them with you!

- a notebook and pen.

What should I wear? 

Clothes: Casual and not too precious as they may get a bit dusty or damaged.  Avoid long, loose fitting sleeves and anything that might catch or get caught whilst you are working.

Shoes: Casual flat shoes and no open toed sandals in case you drop a hammer or something hot on them!

Hair: Tie long hair back.

Who is my instructor?

Annette Warham, an experienced jeweller who specialises in pearls. 

How do I get there? 

See contact page for details on public transport and parking.