Learn the art of Lauhala weaving in this fun, hands-on workshop on Saturday, July 28 from 9am – 2:30pm at Volcano Art Center Ni‘aulani Campus in Volcano Village. You’ll be able to create your own bracelet and pair of earrings using this traditional Hawaiian method of weaving.
Topics covered in the workshop include collecting, prepping, and stripping of Lauhala. During the morning session of class, students will create their own Lauhala bracelet. This simple project is a great introduction to Lauhala weaving. During the afternoon session, students will then create a pair of earrings. All of the findings and tools along with sterling silver ear wires will be provided.
Simple stones and crystals will be available to embellish the earrings.
Class fee is $45/$40 for VAC members plus a $35 supply fee. Pre-registration is required.
For more information or to register call Volcano Art Center at 808-967-8222
About Jelena Clay
Jelena Clay is a master fiber artist and nationally recognized gourd artist who has produced an ever-increasing variety of contemporary and traditional work in every natural fiber she can find.
Her interest in all Hawaiian art forms naturally led her to Lauhala