workshops & Events

Get your hands dirty in our professional workshop! Our classes will give you the skills to create your own unique silver jewellery.

All Workshops have been postponed until further notice

Project Workshop

If you have some prior experience in jewellery making or have completed our beginners or intermediate course, then our Project Class is a great way to fine-tune your skills. The course is tailored to your interests allowing you to develop and create your own designs under the guidance of a tutor. It’s also a great way to learn some more advanced techniques to incorporate into your work.

TUESDAY NIGHTS  6:15 – 8:45pm 

7 Weeks

Cost: $330

Expression of interest

SATURDAY DAY

3 week course

Cost: $330

8th - 22nd February 11:15am - 4:15pm

Expression of interest

Duo I and Duo II by Céline de Courlon

Wax Carving

Our Wax Carving Masterclass will introduce you to the ancient technique of ‘lost wax casting’. In this course, you will learn to carve two wax rings and where to have them cast professionally. Our Wax Carving Masterclass will set you up with the skills to continue this process of making at home. 

MONDAY NIGHTS 6:15 – 8:45pm

7 week course

16th March- 4th May 6:15 – 8:45pm

Cost: $330 (casting costs not included)

Expression of interest

WEDNESDAY NIGHTS 6:15 – 8:45pm

7 week course

Cost: $330 (casting costs not included)

Expression of interest

Wing Cuff by Aleksandra Tempska

Beginners Fundamental

Learn the basic techniques of jewellery making in the beginners course. The class will cover piercing, filing, soldering, riveting, drilling as well as polishing and suits those with no prior knowledge in jewellery making. Students will have the opportunity to design and make a ring set as well as a pendant or earrings.

COST
$330

Beginners materials included

SATURDAY DAY 11:15am - 4:15pm

Beginners Fundamental

3 week course

7th - 21th March

Expression of interest

THURSDAY NIGHTS 6:15 – 8:45pm

Beginners Fundamental

7 week course

Expression of interest

What goes around comes around by Ding Yutong

Renovate Your Jewellery Box

SUNDAY  11:00am - 4:30pm

Expression of interest

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.

COST
$110

Expression of interest

How to enrol:

Email studios@gaffa.com.au registering your interest in attending a class, you will be sent a registration form that will need to be filled out and e-mailed back to Gaffa. The form also includes payment details. Your registration in the class will be confirmed on payment. Any missed classes are the responsibility of the student and are not refundable. Class dates may be subject to change due to lack of required numbers, class fees are also subject to change. Refunds on courses will only be given if the course is cancelled or a place is not available in the course. Class numbers limited to 7 students.

All Workshops have been postponed until further notice

Project Workshop

If you have some prior experience in jewellery making or have completed our beginners or intermediate course, then our Project Class is a great way to fine-tune your skills. The course is tailored to your interests allowing you to develop and create your own designs under the guidance of a tutor. It’s also a great way to learn some more advanced techniques to incorporate into your work.

TUESDAY NIGHTS  6:15 – 8:45pm 

7 Weeks

Cost: $330

Expression of interest

SATURDAY DAY

3 week course

Cost: $330

8th - 22nd February 11:15am - 4:15pm

Expression of interest

Duo I and Duo II by Céline de Courlon

Wax Carving

Our Wax Carving Masterclass will introduce you to the ancient technique of ‘lost wax casting’. In this course, you will learn to carve two wax rings and where to have them cast professionally. Our Wax Carving Masterclass will set you up with the skills to continue this process of making at home. 

MONDAY NIGHTS 6:15 – 8:45pm

7 week course

16th March- 4th May 6:15 – 8:45pm

Cost: $330 (casting costs not included)

Expression of interest

WEDNESDAY NIGHTS 6:15 – 8:45pm

7 week course

Cost: $330 (casting costs not included)

Expression of interest

Wing Cuff by Aleksandra Tempska

Beginners Fundamental

Learn the basic techniques of jewellery making in the beginners course. The class will cover piercing, filing, soldering, riveting, drilling as well as polishing and suits those with no prior knowledge in jewellery making. Students will have the opportunity to design and make a ring set as well as a pendant or earrings.

COST
$330

Beginners materials included

SATURDAY DAY 11:15am - 4:15pm

Beginners Fundamental

3 week course

7th - 21th March

Expression of interest

THURSDAY NIGHTS 6:15 – 8:45pm

Beginners Fundamental

7 week course

Expression of interest

What goes around comes around by Ding Yutong

Renovate Your Jewellery Box

SUNDAY  11:00am - 4:30pm

Expression of interest

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.

COST
$110

Expression of interest

How to enrol:

Email studios@gaffa.com.au registering your interest in attending a class, you will be sent a registration form that will need to be filled out and e-mailed back to Gaffa. The form also includes payment details. Your registration in the class will be confirmed on payment. Any missed classes are the responsibility of the student and are not refundable. Class dates may be subject to change due to lack of required numbers, class fees are also subject to change. Refunds on courses will only be given if the course is cancelled or a place is not available in the course. Class numbers limited to 7 students.

OTHER SERVICES