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FILIGREE, WEST AFRICAN WAY with Matthieu Cheminee March 6 & 13, 4 – 6 PM ET


with Matthieu Cheminee
Virtual Two-Part Demonstration Workshop using the Zoom Platform
March 6 & 13 2021 | 4:00-6:00 p.m. ET 
Filigree is a common technique in West African countries and is a specialty of senegalese jewellers.
The focus of this class is to make a traditional filigree ring.
Attendees will learn how to make a frame, how to prepare the wire into small units that will be used to fill the frame, how to install them, to prepare the solder, to solder everything together, to form and finish the ring. All of this using very little tools.


  • Participants must have the ZOOM video platform downloaded on a computer or phone. It’s easy! Download here.
  • Participants must have reliable internet access and a computer or phone with sound recording and web-cam capabilities to participate.
  • Once registered, students will receive a video meeting code along with simple ZOOM instructions.
  • Please see the suggested materials list here.
  • Features live demonstration and the ability to ask Daniel questions. Participants will have access via Zoom to viewing the recorded demonstration  for 30 days.
  • Workshop fees are non-refundable but are transferrable with a $25 transfer fee.