Sustainable Jewellery Workshop

5 hours 45 mins 1 to 5 label $85

This class is running as part of Sydney Craft Week

Join jeweller Alice Whish at Gaffa for a jewellery studio workshop. Through the act of play we will renovate your jewellery box, discovering what you love to wear, repair, treasure and discard. We will use the items to inspire a new jewellery piece to make and design on the day.

You will need to select six to ten pieces of your jewellery to bring to class (maximum), a photograph of valuable jewellery items, or bring the cheapies and come and play.

What might you take home at the end of the day:
- Cleaned and repackaged jewellery treasures, ready to store or give away.
- Repaired items if possible (earrings, brooches etc)
- A new item made from broken jewellery pieces/and or
- A design for a new piece of jewellery you would like to own, reusing part of something you brought to class.

Knowledge Required
Desire to restore your jewellery collection to a wearable state, no skills required.
What you'll get
- 5A Note book
- Findings as required for example: Silver wire for remaking earring wires, butterfly backs for earrings, etc
- Gifting and packaging for storing: boxes, satchels and acid free tissue
- Chain may be purchased on the day.
What to bring
- Pencil Case with your favourite stationary inside include a pencil.
- Six to ten pieces of your jewellery to bring to class (maximum), a photograph of valuable jewellery items, or bring the cheapies and come and play.
Suitable for

This class is ideal for individuals and couples as well as for a hens party, baby shower, birthday or special occasion.


Gaffa, Studio level 2 - Gaffa, Level 2, 281 Clarence Street, Sydney NSW

Your teacher
Alice Whish
Alice Whish

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Alice Whish is a contemporary jewellery artist with a studio practice that includes limited edition jewellery items to one off research driven exhibition work and commissions. A gifted teacher with extensive material knowledge she combines her love of detail, and the making process to deliver dynamic learning workshops for novice participants. Her work is held in International, National and State collections.


ClassBento has verified Alice Whish's identity via their passport / driver's license, Australian bank account, and their business details (ABN 94314524737)

Verified reviews

• Oct 2019

I learned so much from Alice. She was a great teacher who was generous with her time and knowledge. The venue was excellent. All resources were provided. It was a fun and rewarding day.
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