Kintsugi Accessory Workshop for Beginners

Learn how to make accessories with the Kintsugi technique!



2 hours 15 mins Class size 2 to 8

label $130 (Afterpay available)

Kintsugi is the Japanese ancient method of repairing broken pottery. In this fun and hands-on class in Sydney, you will use that technique to make beautiful accessories! You will create accessories with different parts join together (継ぎtsugi) using beautiful gold (金 gold) lines!
In this beginner’s Kintsugi class, you will learn some of the techniques of Kintsugi and basic knowledge required for making accessories.
You will make three pieces. Please choose from the below on the day:
  • One pair of earrings AND
  • One pendant top OR one brooch
You can choose materials from ceramics and beach glasses.
In this class, you will use the traditional technique of kintsugi to make accessories, but we will use modern materials (epoxy glue instead of lacquer).
At the end of this class, you will be able to create your own accessories with broken ceramics, shells or glass from the beach, or even your own treasures joined together!
After completing the beginner’s course, you can move to the advanced course.
Please note:
  • If the private class is more than eight people, it will be spread across two rooms.
  • Let us know if you have any allergies.
  • We do not recommend this workshop if you’re pregnant due to the use of epoxy glue.
  • Contact us to learn more about private classes for this workshop. You can request private bookings for this class from 2 people.
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We are located in the heart of Sydney CBD, very close to Pitt street mall, and with easy access to QVB, Town Hall, Wynyard and Martin Place station. We recommend using public transportation, especially on weekdays.
Knowledge required
Perfect for beginners.
 
What you'll get
All materials will be included as well as tea time. You can choose from ceramics and beach glass, and you will leave with your own set of Kintsugi accessories.
 
What to bring
Please wear casual clothes.
 
Suitable for

This class is great for a date idea, team building activity or hens party.

This would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mum or gift for couples.

Location

level 1 suite 107/147 King St, Sydney NSW

This venue is a short walk from Town Hall station (400m).

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Kintsugi Australia is located in Sydney and the only organisation in Australia completely specialised in kintsugi, offering private and group lessons, repair and kintsugi artistic creations. After completing our course, the students can join the Kintsugi Dojo where they can continue to create their own work of art, and they can improve their technique to become kintsugi masters.
Kintsugi Dojo is available in Sydney studio, and also available when we visit Melbourne and Brisbane .
Beginner’s, Traditional and Kintsugi accessory courses are held in Melbourne every 4-6 weeks and occasionally in Brisbane.
Jun Morooka is a kintsugi master. He is an expert in the Traditional Kintsugi method with natural lacquer (urushi) and gold. He has also developed his own method using modern material, bringing innovation to an ancient technique. He accepts commissions to repair broken pottery and ceramics with kintsugi. (Sorry, but we stop accepting new repairs for a while)
Jun Morooka was born in Tokyo in 1959. He moved to Sydney in 1987 and in 2008 he started to manage a Japanese restaurant called JIPANG. He fell in love with kintsugi after watching a TV documentary. He decided to go back to Japan to train with five kintsugi masters in Kanazawa and Tokyo. In 2018, he established Kintsugi Australia in Sydney.
Jun Morooka teaches Traditional Kintsugi and Modern Kintsugi in Sydney, Melbourne and Newcastle, he exhibited his artwork at the Sydney Adventist Hospital in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Department. "Kibou" and "Negai" were displayed in the hospital to show that scars can become beautiful.
In June 2020, "Jikuu" was selected as a finalist in the 2020 Northern Beaches Art Prize - Open Category. The artwork was selected among over 800 entries and was displayed during an online exhibition (31 July - 30 September 2020).
Jun Morooka has appeared on a number of media outlets, such as ABC News and SBS Australia. An audio interview is available on SBS Japanese Radio and a video interview on SBS Australia Facebook page. He was also featured on ELLE DECOR (Spain).
Jun Morooka was invited to give a kintsugi lesson during the TV Show The Bachelor Australia aired on Channel 10 on the 17th of September 2020.
Jun and Hitomi Morooka were on the TV show The Livingroom on Channel 10 on the 21th of May 2021.
Jun Morooka were on the TV Show The Sydney Weekender aired on Channel 7 on the 18th of July 2021.
We hold a workshop in the Opera House as part of the 'Antidote' event on 11 September 2022.
We also hold workshops as a council event (such as Wagga Wagga, Orange, Wodonga) , corporate team buildings, and Hens Parties a lot.
Kintsugi Australia Team
  • Jun (Traditional Kintsugi Course, Beginner's Kintsugi workshop and Kintsugi DOJO)
  • Hitomi (Beginner's Kintsugi and Kintsugi Accessory workshop)
  • Kumi (Zoon online Beginner's Kintsugi workshop)
  • Noriko (Beginner's Kintsugi workshop)
  • Miyoko (Beginner's Kintsugi and Kintsugi Accessory workshop)
  • Masano (Beginner's Kintsugi workshop)

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