Friday, 24 June 2016

Layover Learning: Jewelry

Pewter crafting at the Royal Selangor in Kuala Lumpur - you can take classes here
Creative Commons image istolrthetv on Flickr

Addicted to learning? Why not spend your layover learning something new?

It's surprisingly easy. Whether it's self-directed learning at a museum, a university lecture, tour that has learning as its focus. a commercial course, or simply reading papers at the local library, there are lots of opportunities.

Here are some unique tours where you can learn jewelry-making and gemology on your layover:
1. The Ancient Italian Tradition of Jewelry Making in Rome
2. Leather Jewelry-Making Workshop in Florence
3. ccessory-Making Class in Paris: Cancan or Marie Antoinette Theme
4. Athens Private Workshop: Making a Greek Flower Crown With a Local
5. Kuala Lumpur: School of Hard Knocks and Pewter Foundry at Royal Selangor
6. Kuala Lumpur: Royal Selangor Visitor Center Tour including Pewter Crafting Lesson
7. Half-Day Cambodian Gemology Workshop from Siem Reap
8. Full-Day Cambodian Gemology Workshop from Siem Reap
9. New York City: East Village Jewelry Class
10. Chicago; Gorgeous Glass Pendants Class

You may find local jewelry-making and gemology classes in larger cities, both long and short, some even free, so it's worth Googling. To inspire you, here are a few that we found in popular layover cities:
Chicago Jewelry Classes - Eventbrite
New York Jewelry Classes Events - EventBrite
Jewelry Courses in the UK - Craft Courses
Jewelry Courses - The Birmingham Assay Office
Jewellery making holidays, courses & workshops - TravelQuest

Not enough time? Why not find a quiet area in the airport and indulge in some online learning time? And, yes, you can learn almost anything online! Check out:
FREE Jewelry Tutorials - Jewelry Making Journal
E-books and Classes for Jewelry Artists - Jewelry Making Journal
The Best Online Gemology Schools and Courses - Gemstone Advisor
10 Free Online Jewelry Making Courses - FREE Online Courses for All

Speaking of jewelry and travel...
Travel Tips From Six Jewelry Designers - Travel + Leisure
Travel Jewelry - A Fashion Love Affair

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