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Course Teaches Residents the Essentials of Pearl Design

The UVICELL Center will be offering a course for persons interested in creating their own stunning pieces of jewelry.  Designing Pearl Jewelry is ideal for beginners who would like to learn how to create jewelry using pearls.  It is also open to those already familiar with pearl and would like to know more.    

Participants will learn about stringing and knotting techniques; attaching various catches and clasps; determining which size thread and needle to use; maintaining proper care and storage.

Two sessions will be offered during the week of June 21-25, 2016.  Both sessions will be held at the UVICELL Center, located at the University of the Virgin Islands – St. Thomas Campus.  

Designing Pearl Jewelry Schedule: 

Session I: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, and Thursday, June 23, 2016
Session II: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2016

For fees or more information on the course, call (340) 693-1100 or visit