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Corn Bead Jewelry Workshop

Practice jewelry-making basics with corn beads, important plants that have been in relationship with Indigenous communities for millennia in this workshop led by Tigerlily Kaynor, Duke student in anthropology and member of Duke Gardens' Equity Through Stories Program, and Kati Henderson, Duke Gardens staff educator and partnerships coordinator. Learn about harvesting and preparing plants for jewelry, and how to use them along with other materials to create your own earrings, bracelet or other jewelry to take home. Children ages 10 - 17 may participate with an adult; both are required to register. Meet in the Doris Duke Center-the workshop will take place primarily indoors, with a portion outdoors in the garden. This workshop is part of a series in which participants will learn hands-on skills to work with plants, build their personal relationship with featured plants, and develop community connections with each other, our beyond-human neighbors and this place. Other classes in this series include "Tea Making Workshop" on March 1 and "Botanical Dyeing Workshop" on March 29. Fee: $16 per person; 20% discount for Duke Gardens members with discount code. Registration is at


Visual and Creative Arts, Sustainability, United States Focus, Diversity/Inclusion, Workshop/Short Course