A creative workshop started at the Social Spot of Caritas Hellas in Neos Kosmos. The group of women participate in a handmade jewelry workshop. With the guidance of the jewelry designer/goldsmith and volunteer of Caritas Hellas Lila Kalaboka , they learn how to make handmade rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings.
To begin with, they got familiar with the use of the tools, they learned how to work with the cable, to choose materials and finally to make an impressive ring. Furthermore, they learn how to make earrings with beads, after they learn to work with thin cable, create a bracelet, combine materials, make claws and make the finest pair of earrings.
All women stated excited and that they are waiting with anticipation the next workshops, where they are going to learn new and innovative methods of constructing handmade jewelry, such as binding necklaces and bracelets and the macrame technique. The seminar will be complete with two other workshops.
The workshop is part of the «METAVASIS Project – Participation, Empowerment and Social Inclusion of Refugees / Migrants in Greece» concerning the support and integration of refugees and immigrants in Greek society. The Project is run by Caritas Hellas and is funded by Caritas Germany.