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Jewelry Making with Rita Bamidele

Jewelry Making with Rita Bamidele

  • Icon > Place Created with Sketch. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Icon > Time Created with Sketch. 20 hours over 5 days
USD $905 for 1 person USD $1,315 for 2 people Send Booking Request

Meet the Artist

Rita is Nigeria born, Buenos Aires based contemporary jewelry designer whose work portrays a fairytale like universe of marvels that touch the heart. Her combination of materials is deeply connected to the local and creates a unique narrative with each handmade piece. She combines metals with other materials like acrylic, stones, tubes or chains depending on the collection. Her inspiration comes from nature and her background in drawing, printmaking and training with master Argentinian jewelry artist Jorge CastaƱon. Talk to her about travel and chances are pretty high that she has a friend in every country!

The VAWAA experience includes

  • Making your own bronze, copper, stone or acrylic jewelry.
  • Going to the market to buy metals and other materials.
  • Wax carving and casting.*
  • Learning techniques like sawing, setting stones, construction, texturing, casting etc.
  • Materials and tools.
  • Your own handmade jewelry.

Additional details

*After the wax piece is completed, it is sent off for casting and takes a minimum of 14 days. If you are interested in metal casting, let us know when you book and we can share the multiple options available to make this happen!