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Getting crafty with KARMA jewellery


This week I was invited to take part in a Jewellery making workshop in The Black Box by the folks at KARMA Jewellery

If you haven't heard of KARMA they are a Belfast based company who's ethos of uplifting and inspiring the recipients of their product also comes with the benefits of knowing you are helping the community when you make your purchase. 10% of all their sales goes to helping out local charities, all of which is detailed on their website. So when you make a purchase it's definitely good for your karma... 

Ok punning aside its a pretty great idea, it's been a few years since I went through my jewellery making phase so I jumped at the chance to join in and learn some new techniques. 








We started out with a bit of a "get to know you" session where we each recieved personalised gifts. Massively generous given that they were about to let us loose among their huge bead collection. After a quick demonstration on how to assemble the pieces we got stuck in. I don't think I've ever seen a room of Bloggers so still as we all sat in a zen-like concentration. It's definitely a peaceful hobby, until you spill your beads! Thankfully we had no major spills.







After we finished our own bangles the girls closed them off with their signature "Made In Belfast" charms and we all compared our diverse creations. 

This was such a lovely evening from KARMA and I really hope they start offering sessions like this to the public (it's a winning idea and the perfect girly hangout!) until then, however, you satiate your need at your nearest Argento store or online. Prices range from £15 to approx £50 for a themed stack and the choices are endless! 











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