The workshop provides an introduction on basic jewellery making skills. In this workshop the student will learn:

  • About pliers ie., when to use flat nose pliers, wire cutters and round nose pliers.
  • The types of metal wire (gauges) used in jewellery making.
  • The use of head-pins and eye-pins.
  • How to create a basic loop and make a pair of simple wirework earrings. 
  • How to open and close jump rings with pliers.
  • How to string a necklace decoratively.
  • How to attach a clasp securely.
  • Cutting shaping and looping wire to make decorative shapes such as twirls and tendrils.

Saturday 4th Nov – 9.30am to 12.30pm

The project will not be completed in class.

SKILL LEVEL: Beginners/Novice

TECHNIQUES: Basic wire work skills, for connecting components

COST: Members: $45

Non-members: $60

KIT: $25-$35 available for purchase in class

Kits can be purchased with eyepins, headpins, crystals, jump rings etc. There will also be a selection of tools for sale – cost between $8 to $20. There will also be kits to make Christmas Earrings for sale costing $10 per pair.


  • Round nose plies x 1
  • Flat nose pliers    x 1
  • Wire cutters         x1

TUTOR: Janice Chan


Bookings are closed for this event.