Make & Design Your Own Gemstone Mala DIY Workshop

Create your own personalised spiritual meditation Mala and learn stringing and knotting techniques



2 hours Class size 1 to 6 (public classes), 6 to 15 label $150 (or 4 payments of $37.50 via Afterpay)


Mala bead necklaces have traditionally been used in meditation and prayer in many Asian cultures. However, many wear them for purposes such as healing parts of the body, mind, spirit, or simply because they are drawn to the beautiful coloured beads.

Making your own gemstone mala is a beautiful process through which you can incorporate blessings and intentions into your necklace. In this workshop, you will be guided through the process of creating your own mala. All materials required to make your Mala are included. Only genuine semi-precious gemstones and precious metals are used to create your special mala.

This is an excellent opportunity to join Victoria of Masterful Makers in her home studio in Sydney and create your own personalised spiritual meditation mala. Journey as a beginner into the sacred world of Malas, as we find your personal vibrational gemstones, paired with powerful intentions can be used as a transformational tool to manifesting and fulfilling your soul purpose and can assist you in finding a deeper meditation practice.
 
The basic Mala is the one that will be made during the course of the workshop. It consists of 108 gemstone beads, silk tassel and string and a silver guru bead. At the end of the workshop, you will take home your personally designed gemstone Mala.



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



Knowledge Required
Just a curiosity about yourself and openness to manifesting your intentions and a desire to grow.
 
What you'll get
Your personally designed gemstone Mala.
 
What to bring
A notebook and pen.
 
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday or hens party.

This is a fun indoor activity, suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 12 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or Xmas gift.

Location

Potts Point, NSW

Exact location is anonymised for privacy. You'll get the specific address after booking.

Your teacher
Masterful Makers
Masterful Makers

4.9 (88)

* Masterful Makers - DIY Workshops *

The Art of being a maker!
Makers take raw materials and transform them into objects of desire.
It is an art form, it is a craft, and it can be learned!

Come and experience a workshop with Masterful Makers. In as little as 2 hours you can walk out with a piece of handmade jewellery, leather bag, stunning knotted mala or your own personalized skincare products. All designed and crafted by you!

Let me introduce myself, I am Victoria White, a one-woman dynamo/mad scientist/designer & maker of crafts. I am the owner of Masterful Makers and offer boutique workshops from my studio.

My love for art, the history of man and pretty shiny things came together while being pregnant with my daughter and working for the Museum of African American Art in Florida. I fell in love with African trade beads. They were historical in context and heavy with human drama. They were an artefact, an antique and pretty. Pairing the few trade beads I had with semi-precious stones and sterling silver wire I began to make my first wrapped earrings. It was very therapeutic and relaxing, until my husband (at the time) saw the box of earrings I had made and took them to work. He returned that afternoon and presented me with a box of money, after having sold them all to his work colleagues! And that is how all this madness began.

That was a bit over 25 years ago. And here we are now!

I have my BA in art history and a Diploma in Visual Arts and Silversmithing.

I use my workshops to pass on my skills and knowledge so that you too will see just how enjoyable being a Maker can be. Coming away with personally designed and created pieces!

I am Victoria White and Making is my passion, let me make it yours as well!

Come and experience a Masterful Makers Workshop!

Verified reviews

Anna Bulman • May 2020


Victoria was fantastic! She was so patient and explained everything well. There were heaps of beads to choose from too. The class was loads of fun and I love my necklace.

Jennifer Hagland • Feb 2020


My daughter (8 Years old) and I did the mala class together one Saturday. She loved being able to pick her colours, beads, tasseletc. It was pretty straightforward, only took us 1.5 hours and we created pieces we both loved. I don't think I'd pay $300 again but was a special day and my daughter was very happy with the end result. The teacher was great.

Jo Parker • Jan 2020


Loved the workshop
Victoria is a gorgeous generous soul who is passionate about beauty, meaning, and purpose. I love the Mala we made and loved having the chance to meet and chat with her.

Make & Design Your Own Gemstone Mala DIY Workshop review by Jo Parker

Jasmine Reid • Nov 2019


The teacher was very lovely and patient, she offered a warm and comfortable environment. I am happy with how my mala turned out.

I gather she was not as well-prepared for this class, as I did not receive the workbook.
And just now after looking at other feedback with photos of their malas, it appears some extras others had on their malas were not available to me.
My session only went for 2 hours, perhaps because I was the only one in the class, but for quite an expensive class of $150 I didn't feel I quite got my money's worth.

This was just my experience.

Caroline Birch • Sep 2019


I really enjoyed my mala workshop with Victoria, Victoria had lots of knowledge and was very friendly and vibrant

Venta Richter • Sep 2019


Victoria has many creative talents which she fortunately shares with her students, her amazing designer Malas are on display for inspiration.

The class was small just the 3 of us which allowed for sufficient one on one tuition when needed.

For the Mala making class Victoria welcomed us with herbal teas and presented an excellent selection of colourful beads, threads, tassels and accent silver pieces.

We all left the class with our own unique personal completed Mala - which was fantastic and I now look forward to making more as gifts. I would definitely do the class again or Victoria’s advanced knotted beading class.

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Kim Stevens • Jul 2019


Victoria and her assistant were fantastic with our boys (ages 9,11yrs) she had them completely engaged the whole time with detailed information and activities. They loved cracking the geode rocks and they loved making the silver necklaces and learning about different types of rocks and how they are formed. We hope to have Victoria back again.

Donna McLeod • Jun 2019


Loved this class. Victoria is so patient and generous with her time and knowledge and helped me make a stunning Mala

Kaliopy Arvanitakis • May 2019


Learning and having fun. Loved this class. Victoria is very patient and had a good range of beads to choose from. Thankyou

Jewellery workshop review by Kaliopy Arvanitakis

Kanaka Bhandary • Mar 2019


My teacher Victoria was super cool and experienced. She had all the beads and a great range to choose from. I had so much fun learning how to make my own Mala beads. She even spend extra time to teach me how to make beaded bracelet . So definitely worth the money. I am going back to learn more.

Debbie Johnson • Mar 2019


Wow what an amazing course and amazing teacher. So much to choose from. Amazing experience I would recommend this course and teacher. Loved it.

Jewellery workshop review by Debbie Johnson Sydney

Mala Webber • Feb 2019


Victoria is a wonderful teacher. She has some beautiful pieces and very experienced. It was nice to learn how to put together a Mala with her.

I enjoyed using the Chakra cards to help me determine which crystals I could use, and as you can see from the pic, you have no idea what the finished product will look like once you start working with different crystals which makes it more fun.

Make & Design Your Own Gemstone Mala DIY Workshop review by Mala Webber

Carla Filipe • Jan 2019


Victoria was an energetic and enthusiastic teacher that went to great lengths to make me feel comfortable in the jewellery making course. She walked through each step of the process, communicating in an enthused manner the endless possibilities of creating my own unique mala. She went to great lengths to ensure that my piece was exactly as I wanted it, and showed great dedication by helping in areas where I was finding the process a little tricky. The venue was lovely, and the class was well organised. I parked nearby (lucky I got a limitless parking spot), but for future customers, it may be better to catch public transport.

Make & Design Your Own Gemstone Mala DIY Workshop review by Carla Filipe Sydney
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