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Delicate Filigree

Filigree is a technique that has been used by jewellers since ancient times and is still popular among jewellery designers today. It involves curling, twisting and braiding fine gold or silver wire, which is then soldered together and arranged in a decorative motif. It’s a precise job that will have a delicate result. Try it yourself and go home with your own piece of jewellery. 


Filigree technique used in brooches and rings. Jewellery by Nathalie Perneel.

For whom?

This workshop is suitable for participants with some prior knowledge and experience. You should at least be able to file and solder.

Language: mainly Dutch.

By whom?

Nathalie Perneel makes sure you don't lose the thread. She studied jewellery design at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp and The Royal College of Art in London. Her work has been exhibited several times and has received the Antwerp's Most Brilliant Label. When it comes to designing jewellery, Nathalie lets her ideas flow from the material or a particular technique. For her it is essential to work ethically and sustainably with raw materials and gemstones.

You can read more about Nathalie and her work on her website:


Monday, 30 and Tuesday, 31 of October. From 9.30 AM till 4.30 PM.


DIVA Atelier, Kaasstraat 13, 2000 Antwerpen.


€200 for two days (including material).


The workshop will accommodate a maximum of eight participants. If there are less than five applications, DIVA as organiser may decide to cancel the workshop. The organiser reserves the right to cancel a workshop in the event of insufficient (paying) enrolments or force majeure. In this case, the full amount will be refunded.

Do you need to cancel your workshop yourself? Up to two weeks (14 days) before the workshop starts, you will have to pay a €50 administration fee. If you cancel less than two weeks before the workshop starts, you will have to pay the full amount. You can always appoint a substitute to take your spot.