Mala Making Workshop:
Saturday Feb 3, 2018
SOLD OUT

Sale price Price $135.00 Regular price

This is a 3-hour long workshop.

Date: Saturday Feb 3, 2018

Time: 3-6 pm

Location: Funan Showsuite

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What is a mala?
It is a beaded necklace consisting of a tassel, a 'guru' bead, and a fixed number of round beads that is used in meditation practice or worn as an accessory. 
Personalize your mala & set it with positive intentions.

Yoga and wellness accessories are hot right now! Mala necklaces make the perfect weekend & vacation accessory. They're fun, they're colorful, and they're addictive!

Learn the secrets of mala making, pearl knotting, and how to finish your work with a luxurious and professional touch.

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Bring a friend, get a discount!

$10 off each - choose "2 pax" in options.

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What you'll learn:

• A nifty trick to turn the ends of your threads into 'needles' for any beading project

• How to thread and use a guru bead

• Hand-knotting between beads. This is a specialized skill used in fabricating luxe beaded jewelry (i.e. Mikimoto pearls.) The better you get at this, the more high-end your piece will look. I will show you a few different methods of knotting to obtain perfect results

• how to seamlessly finish your necklace

• a brief intro to malas: its symbolisms and its use in meditation

• how to meditate with your mala

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Meditation in class:

We will take the last 15-20 mins. of class to learn how to meditate with your mala and to calm our minds and set intentions for the week.

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What you'll take home:

• a 54 or 108 bead mala necklace made from your choice of a selection of natural gemstones finished with a silk tassel (your choice of colors from a selection). Let your creativity run wild!

NOTE - you may not be able to finish a 108 bead mala with the time alloted. However, you will learn how to easily finish it at home. 

• a few essential tools to you get started on your next mala - fine point tweezers, beading cloth, thread scissors.

• a new skill and hobby that calm your mind, bring balance to your life, and ignite your creativity!

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EXTRA! EXTRA! - for an additional $10, I will show you how to make a stretchy natural gemstone bead bracelet that you can take home! Choose "bracelet add-on" in options.

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Namaste!