Try It! Pearl and Gemstone Knotting

Jewelry & Fine Metals

Try It! Pearl and Gemstone Knotting

Learn pearl knotting techniques and walk out of this short class with a new pearl necklace for yourself or for a gift. 

Meeting Times
  1. 09/01/2023 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


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Class, Try It, All Levels

Jewelry & Fine Metals Studio



Pearl knotting is not just for pearls. Pearls are a jewelry box staple and never go out of style. Always in fashion, pearls can be mixed with other gemstones or beads to create a unique, personalized necklace that can be dressed up or worn with a simple tee.


  • No jewelry experience is needed. 
  • A $20 materials fee, included in the cost of the class, covers all the materials you need. 
  • Registration closes Aug. 30.

Class Policies

  • Ages 14 and up are welcome. 

BARN Policies

Instructors or Guides

Karin Luvaas

Karin Luvaas is a Bainbridge Island artist and jeweler with a degree in encaustics, painting, and metal sculpture. She has studied under numerous jewelry masters including Blaine Lewis, founder of New Approach School for Jewelers in Tennessee, and achieved graduate jeweler status under Alan Revere of the world-renowned Revere Academy of San Francisco. Karin also is a GIA Graduate Gemologist and holds a Jewelers of America Bench Jeweler Technician certificate. Her current work can be seen at

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