Harvard Student Wintersession Event - Gems and Jewelry


Thursday, January 18, 2018, 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Repeats every day until Fri Jan 19 2018


Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Harvard Student Wintersession Jewelry

Two Part Event

January 18-19, 1:30-4:30 pm

Rubies, amethyst, and topaz! Ever wonder how gems are created and selected? Explore gemology with Raquel Alonso Perez, Curator, Mineralogical & Geological Museum at Harvard. Get crafty in the second half of this hands-on program by making your own bracelet or necklace out of gemstone beads and wire.  Learn basic wire wrapping techniques to create your piece of jewelry to keep. No prior experience needed and all materials will be provided.

Max enrollment: 10 

RSVP: This program is full, but accepting waitlist requests. Email reservations@hmnh.harvard.edu with name and Harvard affiliation (undergrad year, grad student, etc) to register.

Registration deadline: January 16