|Group:||Labrador Straits Development Corporation (LSDC)|
|Timeframe:||Sep 13, 2010 - Nov 12, 2010|
|Categories:||Tourism | Culture & Heritage|
|Added by:||Barbara Marshall|
The Advanced Jewelry Making Metalworking Course was a joint initiative between the Southern Labrador Development Association, the Labrador Straits Development Corporation, the Department Innovation, Trade and Rural Development, and Craft Producers.
This new project provided the craft producers with the skills and experience to develop fine crafts that are truly representative of the Labrador Straits, therefore, instilling a set of values and pride, knowing that they actually can make living from the crafts they are producing.
The metalworking course component was broken down into two sections.
The first session last two days and was
b.) Intense immersion in basic metalworking techniques relevant for producers currently using textile techniques such as grass weaving, caribou tufting, rug hooking, embroidery, knitting, crochet, etc.
The second section focused on Interpreting Textile Techniques in Metal and was conducted in daytime and evening sessions over a 4-day period.
Under the Advanced Jewelry Course the following objectives was achieved: