Introduction to Art Jewelry
Handmade jewelry workshop
Discover the magic of art jewelry through three innovative workshops, at the B&E Goulandris Foundation. We will be introduced to different versatile techniques used in handmade jewelry, expressing ourselves creatively while at the same time acquiring valuable knowledge concerning contemporary art jewelry.
Silversmithing is an ancient art and its roots can be traced throughout the history of humanity. Using metal and wire as our main material, we will learn different techniques, which we will then put to pracice to materialise our own ideas. Drawing inspiration from the Collection of the B&E Goulandris Foundation, we will make our own jewelry (rings, pendants or earrings) from copper or bronze, we will forge the surface and we will brush it with sandpaper.
The three-workshop cycle includes:
- Theory and presentation of the jewelry techniques used by silversmiths and goldsmiths
- Design and implementation of a pre-selected design, inspired by the B&E Goulandris Foundation Collection
- Introduction to metals such as copper and bronze
- Introduction to silversmithing
- Making our own piece of jewelry
We provide all necessary tools and materials. High risk tools and techniques will not be used in the premises, nonetheless this does not hinder creativity. Through these three workshops we will teach you how to successfully make your own jewelry!
Concept-implementation: Eleana Karoumpa
For adults and 15+ teens
Participation includes three meetings
Friday 19/11, 26/11 and 3/12 | 18:00-20:00
Number of participants: up to 10 participants
Duration: 2 hours per meeting
Venue: Children’s Workshop
* Participants are required to show a vaccination certificate or a recovery certificate, issued 30 days after the first positive test result and valid for 180 days. All visitors are required to use non-medical masks within the Museum premises.
Health & safety measures against Covid-19
The B&E Goulandris Foundation takes a series of measures to safeguard the health and safety of its visitors and ensure that those who participate in the educational programmes have a pleasant experience.
- Visitors to the B&E Goulandris Foundation are required to show a vaccination certificate or a recovery certificate, issued 30 days after the first positive test result and valid for 180 days. Children aged 4-17 may enter by showing a negative self-test.
- The use of non-medical masks is required in all the Museum’s indoor areas and throughout the entire educational programme.
- You are advised to wash your hands before entering the workshop area and make use of the sanitiser, available at the Museum.
- Please be informed that the Museum is operating on an open loop air conditioning system and that the building is cleaned and disinfected on a regular basis.
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