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When: Tuesday 27 March
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In this workshop you will make your own Viking weave bracelet. This will teach you how to produce a length of Viking weave, make fittings for the ends as well as a clasp. All tools and materials are included in the price.
Nearly 1,300 years ago, Vikings used long pieces of silver and gold wire to weave ropes. These woven wire ropes were then stretched and made into jewellery. This wire weaving is called Viking weave (or trichinopoly chain).This chain was used as currency where it was cut into lengths.
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Holly was born in the New Forest, Hampshire, in 1975. Growing up in an area of outstanding natural beauty and also living very close to the south coast, gave Holly an innate appreciation for organic forms and natural aesthetics, which is still apparent in her jewellery today.
Holly began creating jewellery in her early teens and by fifteen she was already selling her jewellery to an enthusiastic base of returning customers.
After leaving school Holly went on to study Art to Degree level. She has also trained in and uses a variety of techniques including: beading, beating, wrapping, Peruvian wire work, weaving and Viking weave. Holly has also had training as a silversmith.
More recently Holly has moved into the production of intricate wire woven flower crowns as well as wire work bonsai tree sculptures.
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