Eclectic Colourful Beaded Necklace Craft Box / Kit

With DIY craft kit delivered to you

Make something that's sustainable, stylish and chunky



45 mins     label $85

This is a ClassBento virtual Video/Box class! From the comfort of your home, share an artisan experience with your friends, family or colleagues, or enjoy it yourself. Our Video/Box classes have been featured on The Guardian, TimeOut, Broadsheet, Concrete Playground, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Vogue, and more. Here's how it works:

  1. We'll deliver a ClassBento Box to you - this is a physical DIY craft kit containing the materials you'll need. Shipping is free, and it should arrive within 3 -5 business days. We ship nationwide.
  2. Enjoy the online class. After booking, you'll receive a pre-recorded video with instructions. You're welcome to contact the teacher if you have any questions about it.

I have designed this coronavirus inspired colourful necklace using chunky vintage West German Lucite plastic and even some hand-painted splattered beads.

When you are a bit short on ideas and want a creative and colourful hit reach out for one of our jewellery making DIY kits which are just like making from scratch, only easier! Plus this necklace kit comes with a step by step pre-recorded video tutorial in these times of physical distancing.

This is a beginner level jewellery making session and at the end, you'll have a beautiful 70cm long necklace with beads coloured in red, yellow, pink, salmon and light turquoise (as shown).


We believe in the power of adornment and creativity and have designed a craft box for you to design, make and play using beautiful and original elements sourced ethically and globally.
We inspire your notable style and embrace the maker culture: seeking beauty, slow, ethical and local.

Make it. Wear it. Live it.

Christine xx
EDUCATOR + DESIGNER
ETELAGE
since 2002

your order will be processed in 3-5 business days + delivery

Add-ons available for this class
  • Flat Nose Pliers ($15)
  • Bead Mat ($3)
You can add these when you book (optional).
 
Knowledge required
No jewellery making skills required.
Ideal for beginners and lovers of colourful and sustainable style.
 
What you'll get in your craft kit
  • kit with all materials to make your project
  • step by step instructions on how to attach a clasp to wire
  • handy ruler and jewellery lengths calculator
  • colour booklet – softcover – 26 pages, on how beads are made, basic jewellery making techniques and design inspiration
  • step by step video tutorial: running time 15 minutes
What you'll need
  • flat nose pliers
  • wire cutters
Your teacher
Christine Smalley
Christine Smalley
(Etelage)

Inspiring Jewellery Designer, Educator and Stylist

5.0 (22)

I am a local inner west, Sydney jewellery designer, passionate educator, author, community-spirited and sustainable style advocate and founded Etelage (French for adornment), a boutique jewellery design studio, in 2002. Fueled with a passion for women to exude their notable and authentic style.
Etelage celebrates the maker culture, creativity and the joy and craftsmanship of handmade.

I wander the globe to source the beautiful and the unique. From vintage elements which I find in dusty basements to modern elements made by artisans from time-honoured traditions. I observe that generally as a society we are becoming more mindful about our choices: conscious of choosing products which are made using artisan traditions and not mass produced, and seeking quality over quantity.

My goal is to create exciting and original creative workshop experiences, encouraging all my students to awaken their creative soul and seek beauty, slow, artisan and local. I love creating a teaching environment where participants can share ideas, be inspired and let their imaginations run wild! With over 19 years teaching experience from TAFE, corporate and community groups, to hens parties and private tuition, I am dedicated to empowering my students to become better designers and better makers, equipping them with skills and confidence to create whatever they dream!

Learn how to string chunky necklaces, knot eclectic beads, link chandelier earrings, use buttons and buckles in jewellery design, and more at our friendly and intimate studio spaces in Rozelle and Summer Hill. Alternatively, we can travel to your venue. (for group bookings only)

I invite you to come and learn some simple jewellery making techniques with a local jeweller, which will impress you as well as your friends.

Etelage jewellery workshops are perfect for individuals, corporate bookings or a group of friends.

Let's make and play together and unlock your inner creative!

Christine
xx

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