A necklace made using washi and chigirie bead.

Workshops & Classes

Two Day Workshop—The Wonderful World of Washi

About the Event

$64 members, $80 non-members. Plus $25 materials fee due to the instructor at the beginning of class (cash only). Limited to 12 participants.

Explore the wonderful world of washi! In this class, participants will create unique washi and chigirie beads using a variety of Japanese paper craft techniques. Participants will then craft a necklace that combines their highly decorative washi beads with the subtle, monochromatic chigirie beads, accentuated with bronze pendants and selective commercial beads.

All materials and technical assistance will be provided by instructors Reiko Nakano and Robyn Ogawa. Bring a snack and willingness to learn and leave with a stunning, original necklace you can wear or gift.

$64 members, $80 non-members

Saturday, Oct 01 - Sunday, Oct 02, 2022

Japanese American National Museum

100 North Central Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90012

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About the Event

$64 members, $80 non-members. Plus $25 materials fee due to the instructor at the beginning of class (cash only). Limited to 12 participants.

Explore the wonderful world of washi! In this class, participants will create unique washi and chigirie beads using a variety of Japanese paper craft techniques. Participants will then craft a necklace that combines their highly decorative washi beads with the subtle, monochromatic chigirie beads, accentuated with bronze pendants and selective commercial beads.

All materials and technical assistance will be provided by instructors Reiko Nakano and Robyn Ogawa. Bring a snack and willingness to learn and leave with a stunning, original necklace you can wear or gift.

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