Kintsugi Accessory Workshop

Learn how to make accessories with Kintsugi technique



2 hours 1 to 10 label $88 or 4 payments of $22 Afterpay


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If you still want to attend this class, please first consider government restrictions in QLD. If you are currently allowed to attend, but are later prevented from doing so, we will postpone your booking accordingly. You are always welcome to gift this class.

Kintsugi is the Japanese ancient method of repairing broken pottery and in this fun and hands-on workshop in Brisbane, you will use that technique to make beautiful accessories to take home! You will create accessories with different parts joint together (継ぎtsugi) using beautiful gold (金Gold) lines.

In this beginner’s workshop, you will learn some of the techniques of Kintsugi and basic knowledge required for making accessories.

During the workshop, you will make two pieces. Please choose from the below on the day:
- One pair of pierced earrings (or ear clips)
- One pendant top and one brooch

You can choose materials from ceramics, acryl parts, beach glasses and metal parts.

The Kintsugi technique you’ll learn is similar to the one used 500 years ago, but we use modern materials (epoxy glue instead of lacquer, brass powder instead of pure gold) which don’t require as many processes as the traditional one. The appearance of the final product made using the modern technique is very similar to that of a Kintsugi piece made using the traditional technique.

At the end of this class, you will take your creations home and can continue to create your own accessories with broken ceramics, shells or glass from the beach, or even your treasures joined together!

After completing the beginner’s course, you can step up to the advanced course.



Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:



Knowledge Required
Perfect for beginners.
 
What you'll get
All materials will be included as well as tea time. You can choose from ceramics, acryl parts, beach glass and metal parts and you will leave with your own set of Kintsugi accessories.
 
What to bring
Remember to wear old clothes just in case.
 
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

This would also be a great Mother's Day gift idea.

Location

The Romero Centre - 20 Dutton Street, Dutton Park QLD

Your teacher
Kintsugi Australia
Kintsugi Australia

Knowledge of Kinstugi from 5 masters

5.0 (182)

Jun moved from Tokyo, Japan to Sydney, Australia in the mid 80', but it was much later until he fell in love with the art of Kinstugi in the mid 2010's where he returned to Japan to pursue more knowledge in the art of Kinstugi.

Since 2015 he has learnt the art from five different masters of the art in Japan. He has now come back to Sydney Australia to teach everyone of all ages wishing to learn and develop their skills in Kinstugi.

He founded Kintsugi Australia in 2018 to spread the knowledge and beauty of kintsugi to Aussies and the world.

Jun was featured on SBS Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=489207881638721

Jun’s Kintsugi was featured on the Spanish official site of the interior and design magazine ELLE DECOR!
https://www.elledecor.com/es/arte/a29572589/kintsugi-japones-reparar-grietas/

 
An article about Jun & Kintsugi by SBS.
https://www.sbs.com.au/language/english/damaged-goods-kintsugi-craftsman-repairs-plates-and-people?fbclid=IwAR2WwyHHJ3RkoiVm-f1u4xwDlf0c-u2hOI7FcuGMhZ5AjUIsQkdMlkmBePU

Jun was featured on ABC NEWS
Kintsugi teaches that broken is still beautiful — and it can transform how we see ourselves

Jun is a lecturer at the Sydney Community College Kintsugi class.

Jun visited and studied many Zen Gardens in Japan. And he enjoys the minizen garden every day.

Our Teachers
Hitomi
She is Jun ‘s wife.she learned Kintsugi from Jun. She has a Kintsugi Accessory Class .
Hitomi is a naturopath and healing expert, and has visited many Zen Gardens for research.

Kimie
She is the first Jun’s student. She learned Kintsugi from 2017 in a Jun’s class. Her knowledge and technique are splendid now. Her Kintsugi is delicate very beautifully.
She knows a lot about Japanese history and Zen Garden.
The teaching is popular with students.

Kumi
She learned Kintsugi from Jun. She is familiar with Japanese history and Zen Garden.Her teaching is very kind.

Masano was born in Kyoto, the home of Zen Garden. She has been familiar with Zen Garden since childhood.


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