Handcraft an Exquisite Bracelet at a Navy Yard Jewelry Studio

Brooklyn Navy Yard

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In a Nutshell

Master jeweler Carrie Bilbo helps you mold metal with a jeweler's saw, creating a cuff bracelet amid the historic confines of Navy Yard

The Fine Print

Expires Oct 11th, 2014. This deal is for the purchase of a ticket. Reservations required prior to attending event. Dates subject to capacity and cancellation. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 2 participants or experience subject to cancellation. All materials provided. Photo ID required. No value after experience date & time have passed. Gratuity included. By completing your purchase, you agree that the email address you provide will be shared with SideTour for marketing purposes and as described in SideTour’s Privacy Policy. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $75 for one admission to a bracelet-making workshop with Carrie Bilbo
  • Upon purchase, you may schedule for one of the available dates
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event

Groups meet up outside before strolling through the Brooklyn Navy Yard to Carrie's studio. All jewelry-making materials are provided. Guests are required to bring a photo ID to enter the Navy Yard, and are invited to bring along their favorite music, snacks and drinks to the session, although some will be provided.

Each event is capped at 6 purchasers.


What You'll Do

After gleaning inspiration from a stroll through the cobblestone paths, artisan workshops, and historic sites of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, you'll settle down in jeweler Carrie Bilbo's private workshop. There, you'll learn to craft your own custom cuff-style bracelet using a jeweler's saw to mold the metal to your liking. While background music and creativity fill the air, Carrie provides a hands-on demonstration and feedback as you hone your craft, sip drinks, and nibble on light snacks.

  • Discover the Brooklyn Navy Yard
    An inspiring stroll through the Navy Yard exposes you to the heritage and modern charms of the historic site

  • Craft Your Own Bracelet
    Armed with a jeweler's saw and instructions from an expert jeweler, craft a custom cuff-style bracelet

  • Snacks and Drinks
    Enjoy light snacks and beverages as you listen to relaxing music


Your Host

Carrie Bilbo Carrie Bilbo
Master Jeweler, Artist

For as long as she can recall, Carrie Bilbo has had a passion for making jewelry by hand. While attending Pratt, where she graduated first in her class, Carrie honed her jewelry-making and metalworking skills before starting her own business. Named one of the Pratt Institute’s “40 Under 40,” Carrie has created jewelry featured in such publications as Nylon, Vogue Germany, and InStyle. Her pieces have been spotted strutting down the runway as part of Christian Siriano’s (Project Runway) NY Fashion Week collection, and on the wrists and ears of such stars as Whoopi Goldberg.


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    Brooklyn Navy Yard

    Flushing Ave.

    Brooklyn, New York 11205

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