Hands-On Jewelry Workshop

Brooklyn Navy Yard Center

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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

Promotional value expires Apr 26, 2014. Amount paid never expires. This deal is for the purchase of a ticket. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 4 participants or experience subject to cancellation. No value after experience date & time have passed. Please provide email address at checkout, which SideTour will provide to facilitate redemption. Gratuity included. Must bring photo ID. 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 at the Pfizer Building 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 7 purchasers; each event requires a minimum of 4 purchasers in order to take place.

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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