Sat, 25 May | Opendrawer

Upcycled Jewellery

Repurpose and given a new life to old or broken jewellery
Booking is Closed
Upcycled Jewellery

Time & Location

25 May 2019, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Opendrawer, 1158 Toorak Rd, Camberwell VIC 3124, Australia

About This Workshop

In this workshop, you will learn to combine multiple pieces of broken or discarded jewellery to become a new and original piece.

Along the way you will learn some basic jewellery making techniques to make bracelets, earrings and necklaces. Bring along a broken or old piece of jewellery to bring back to life. 

Date: Saturday May 25

Time: 10:00am-3:00pm

Cost: $115

Tutor: Barbara Niglio

What you will get:

  • Students will take home at least one piece of upcycled jewellery

What to bring:

  • Paper and pencil for note taking
  • Pointy nose pliers (fine jewellery making or electronic)
  • Round nose pliers (fine jewellery making or electronic)
  • Wire cutters
  • Old or broken pieces of jewellery such as earrings, brooches, necklaces, bracelets
  • Any attractive bling that might be incorporated into a new piece (note that Opendrawer has great inexpensive packs of interesting things for purchase). 

Note: While there is no set materials cost, findings (pieces to put jewellery together) can be purchased from Barbara on the day.

About the Tutor:

Barbara studied fashion and worked for many years as a professional seamstress and dressmaker. She has taught Diploma and Cert III in Fashion Design and Technology at Box Hill TAFE for over a decade. Now, Barbara uses her diverse range of skills to create clothing, jewellery and objects from recycled materials.

  • Upcycled Jewellery

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