june, 2021

21jun7:30 pm9:00 pmPearls of Wisdom7:30 pm - 9:00 pm onlineEVENTS:Community,WI

Event Details

Pearls have inspired people for ages with their timeless appeal. These treasures from the sea have also invited some unusual and profound comments from people who have been captivated by their rarity and beauty. Coco Chanel believed that “A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls.”, whilst Jackie Kennedy assured us that “Pearls are always appropriate”
Frances Carlaw (aka The Pearl Lady) will be presenting a lively and entertaining talk on the history, science and use of the only living gemstone, the pearl. The talk will be going back over 5000 years, exploring the significance of pearls and how they have been used over the centuries, also how they are formed, their shapes and colours, and some myths about them. Frances is a very experienced speaker and comes highly recommended.
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Visitors are very welcome to join us and just need to register via the link above. It is always lovely to see new faces and also faces of people we haven’t seen in a while. We do request that guests make a donation to our fundraising and suggest a donation of £5. Our Charity of the year is Mothershare Halifax. Members can also use this link to make donations in lieu of ‘Stand up Sit Down Bingo’. As we cannot currently hold our Rag Markets we need to try and fundraise in alternative ways.
The link to donate is:
We look forward to seeing you!

Time

(Monday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

online

Organizer

Hebden Bridge WI

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