In the elegant yet practical decor of Obellery's studio (where the workshop will take place), guests will find themselves feeling comfortably relaxed knowing they are about to experience the life of being a jeweller. Our tutor will teach as individuals or in a small group of no more than 4 people to provide guidance and technical support throughout the process. Participants will choose their favourite design from our various templates, each design will let them learn slightly different forming and/ or finishing techniques to achieve different visual outcomes. They will be taught how to correctly and accurately measure one's ring size,and then work out the length of the piece of silver needed to create their ring. After that they beginning learning how to use jewellery making tools to prepare the strip of metal to make their ring. Following closely after are processes such as annealing, forming and soldering in order to create a close-ended silver ring. After that, depending on the design that is chosen, participants will be guided to practice different silversmithing procedures to produce the desired outcome. Finally, the participants will be taught finishing techniques of their
As a British trained jewellery-smith, I've been designing and crafting my own work for over 10 years. Now, not only do I have my own brand, Belinda Chang Jewellery, I'm also the co-founder of Obellery, a contemporary jewellery studio. Through this studio / contemporary jewellery gallery, I wish to let more people experience the joys of jewellery-making. The excitement of witnessing a piece of metal come to life in your own hands is almost indescribable, and the fact that it can be worn on ourselves is just a constant reminder of our own proud achievements.
- Vast array of handtools (specifically for jewellery making purposes) - Hand-held torches (for soldering) - Machinery
Within the welcoming PMQ complex, you will find Obellery situated on the 4th floor of Hollywood Block. In the elegant yet practical decor of Obellery's studio, guests will find themselves situated among numerous silversmithing tools and equipments, most of which will be exciting and unfamiliar, waiting for students to discover their unique purposes. We have 4 traditional jeweller's bench, capable of holding group workshops of up to 4 people.
For health and safety issues, participants with long hair will be asked to tie up their hair, and close-toed shoes should be worn during the making process.