fbpx Sand Casting Silver Workshop | Amman Design Week
6 - 10 October 2019
Event Type
15 JOD

In 2019, Turquoise Mountain established a jewellery workshop to provide a space for those who wish to pursue a career in silversmithing.
During Amman Design Week, Turquoise Mountain will host a five-day workshop in which participants will learn how to produce jewelry designs by sculpting wax and casting silver in sand molds. Participants will be asked to integrate references to the region's cultural heritage in their designs.

Register by emailing hana@turquoisemountain.org.

About Turquoise Mountain

Turquoise Mountain is a non-profit organisation founded by HRH The Prince of Wales to revitalise historic areas and traditional crafts. In Jordan, Turquoise Mountain is collaborating with some of the most skilled artisans working in different craft disciplines, including mother of pearl inlay, wood mosaic, and metalwork, to design and produce a range of products. Furthermore, they foster apprenticeship programs designed to restore traditional crafts with a focus on woodworking, silversmithing and embroidery. Lastly, they conduct cultural heritage activities for children and youth across the country. Turquoise Mountain’s home in Jordan is located in Jabal Amman in a building dating from the 1940’s. In addition to its offices, it houses a showroom, training and production workshops, and a space for cultural heritage activities.

Address: 1 Fawzi Al-Ma'louf St., Jabal Amman
Website: www.turquoisemountain.org

Turquoise Mountain
Jabal Amman