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West African Inspired Jewellery Making Workshop

Omolola jewellery

Omolola Jewellery show us how to make West African inspired jewllery! 

Ever wondered how to make jewellery using cowrie shells?

Now is your opportunity to learn and take home a pair of earrings or a necklace and learn the history of cowrie shells and how they are used in West Africa.

Programme Schedule

West African Inspired Jewellery Making Workshop is only open to ticket holders of the Young Barbican: The Takover (30 Apr - 1 May).

Workshops will be 1 hour long, and at the following times on both Saturday & Sunday:
12:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 17:30

Please sign-up on the day with hosts outside the Fountain Room.

£5 Young Barbican exhibition tickets

Aged 14-25? Sign up for free and unlock £5 exhibition tickets for you and a mate

Omolola Jewellery

Omolola Jewellery logo font is an orange colour

Omolola Jewellery

Ọmọlola, meaning, 'child is wealth' in Yoruba, a language originating from West Africa, is a Black-owned brand, based in the UK, known for its gorgeous Afrocentric jewellery.

Founded in 2018 by 2 sisters, Ọmọlola was born of the desire to pay homage to West African artistry and cultures, creating connections with home and sharing our heritage with the diaspora. 

We create pieces that are inspired by the glamour of home from Lagos to Lome, Accra to Abidjan, Kingston to Kano, Banjul to Bamako, Port Louis to Praia, sharing the magic of home with you and your jewellery collection.

Fountain Room