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Traditional Gems and Jewelry Workshop

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Traditional Gems and Jewelry Workshop

101 reviews
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Transportation, Food
Hosted in
English
workshop

Traditional Gems and Jewelry Workshop

workshop

Traditional Gems and Jewelry Workshop

101 reviews
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Transportation, Food
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

I welcome all ages, individuals, families, couples and groups to come and create a lasting memory with me.This workshop demonstrates you how to make a custom piece of jewelry using precious metals such as Gold or Silver. Your "experience" is to actively participate and get your hands on Melting precious metals/Gauging/ Soldering/Designing/Hammering/ Embedding gems/Smoothing and Polishing involves in jewelry making. You will become familiar with all Traditional equipment and techniques that are involved. Apart from that you have the opportunity to:- * Touch and examine Rough and Polished (precious, semi- precious) gems from local mines. * Learn how to Identify real gems from fakes/ gem cutting. * Learn how to recognize whether a piece of jewelry is made from the same precious metal content or not. * Get Free "Rough/polished gems" at the end of the experience. ~~~ This is a working demonstration class which demonstrates you how to make a piece of jewelry in traditional way ,so If you wish to take what you make with you , then you will have to pay for the Metal and Gems involved in the piece.( very reasonable Non touristic price) But you don`t have to Buy anything unless you want to as we give chance for you to practice with a custom piece ~~ ~You can bring your own ideal jewelry designs to be handmade by yourself. ~ possible to buy Gems and custom made jewelries.

Your host

Athulya

Athulya

Hello there! I'm a friendly local from Galle. I am a freelance fashion designer, which led me to artisan jewelry craftsmanship. Our home-based jewelry workshop is where we make bespoke jewelry using real gem stones and precious metals. Our collection holds 35+ types natural gem stones, most of them locally sourced in Sri Lanka. All of our jewelry is produced by using traditional methods which rely on human effort and no machinery. 40+ years experienced in the jewelry industry allows us to create beautiful, custom designs to your specifications.

What's included

Food
I provide snacks/ Coconuts/Tea/Cofee/Sweets/Fruits and proper meals for lunch,breakfast and dinner depending on schedule.
Transportation
private transportation is provided by a Tuk Tuk on both ways to your hotel/home stay "only "inside the Galle,Galle Fort and…

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Where you'll be

I host the experience in my home-based workshop. Your safety is our priority and all the activities are performed under my full guidance and under proper safety standards.

Availability

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 3 and up can attend.

More tips

I host daily from "9 a.m to 11 p.m" Free rough gems are given to you at the end of the experience. On request, I can provide a valid course completion certificate to be known as an artisan.
Athulya
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Traditional Gems and Jewelry Workshop
101 reviews
From $23/person
101 reviews
From $23/person