Corporate - team building & Christmas parties
Want to host a creative, memorable and fun event?
At Etelage we offer jewellery workshops at our Newtown studio. Considering a jewellery design workshop as a team building exercise? Select from any of our packages below. Experience an afternoon as a jewellery designer in a fun, relaxed & friendly atmosphere. Choose from a variety of workshops all catering for beginners & create a beautiful keepsake!
Make your assemblages under the expert guidance of our tutors who have formerly worked at top end costume jewellery design houses such as Victoria Spring Designs. Tutors offer a personalised, informative & inspirational experience for every student.
We’re located on vibrant King Street with a fusion of bars and restaurants on our doorstep. We can help you with your plans before or after your crafting party!
Why not make a day or night of it & step out into the vibrant eat street of the Newtown precinct? Drop by a small bar or book lunch or dinner at one of the many restaurants & continue celebrating whilst flaunting your newly made creations.
Workshop Choices: to be confirmed at time of booking
# 1“Bits & Pieces”
Description: Design & create a chain pendant or choker using vintage & modern bits & pieces from our bead nook: brass filigree, crystals, cameos, chain & stones.
Skill level: No jewellery making skills are required. This workshop is designed for beginners who want to express their creativity & create uniquely individual jewellery designs.
Time: 2 hours
Tutor: Christine Smalley Founder & Creative Director of Etelage (est 2002), shares her passion for artisan traditions & vintage design. Drawing inspiration from 1920s deco style, 1960s jet set glamour &1970s boho chic governs her artistic expression.
Two instructional beading DVDs later & a business nomination for business innovation (Telstra Awards 2009) Christine continues to pursue excellence in her passion for all things adorned. Christine is also a regular blogger, teacher (incl TAFE, Notebook Magazine's Craftroom & schools) & loves all things vintage.
# 2 “Illusion Choker & Earrings”
Description: Learn how to create an illusion choker with Czech glass beads “floating” on wire. Also make matching earrings.Learn how to create an illusion choker with Czech glass beads “floating” on wire. Also make matching earrings.
Select from over 20 different kit colours.
Skill Level: beginners
Time: 11/2 hours
Tutor: Christine Smalley
#3 “Cocktail Ring”
Description: Mould a base using polymer clay then embellish it with crystals, stones, cameos, pearls & chains to create a delicately hand set vintage inspired ring.
Skill Level: beginners
Time: 3 hours (nb: pieces will need to be baked at home at least 24 hours after making them)
Tutor: Raphael Mhashilkar is a former designer at Victoria Spring Jewellery. He designs & creates bespoke jewellery using a variety of vintage & found materials.
- use of tools
- all materials required to hand make an item/s of jewellery
- handouts on techniques learnt
- food (optional see below)
- min 8
- max 12
Incentives: If you want to get serious with your jewellery making, tools & more luscious beads are available for purchase by all students on the day with a 10% discount.
Music: Bring along your IPOD & docking station if you would like to play music during the party.
- Package A
Cost: $12.50 p/p includes cupcakes (x2 each)
displayed beautifully on old world tiered racks & a glass of bubbly or juice on arrival. Mineral water available throughout the entire workshop.
- Package B
Cost: $20 p/p as above plus tapas platter. (cheese, roasted antipasta, deli meats & gourmet dips)
(Please allow an extra 30 minutes if you want a catered package)
Bookings & Deposit:
1 Initial Enquiry:
We will get back to you ASAP to help create your perfect party!
2 Confirm Your Booking & Pay Deposit:
- workshop number (1, 2 or 3)
- catering (1A, or 1B,)
- a $100 deposit (non-refundable) Please pay the balance on the day.
credit card: we will email you a link.
direct deposit: please email us for our details (email@example.com)
3 Final Numbers: We’ll ask for a final head count 10 days before your event to prepare materials.
4 We’ll take care of the rest!