Resin Jewellery Workshop, The Jewell and The Jeweller, New Plymouth, 13 February 2021
Create your very own utterly unique resin earrings. Learn tips and tricks along the way bring out the best in this wonderful material.
ABOUYT THIS EVENT
Join renowned jewellery artist Maca Bernal and make your very own stylish resin earrings, brooches and other types of jewellery at THE JEWELL AND THE JEWELLER in New Plymouth
In the current pandemic atmosphere, with precious metal prices skyrocketing into the stratosphere, creative jewellery lovers are learning to use alternative materials. Let resin be the substance of your dreams!
Come along for an awesome day of sticky, icky fun!
Times: 10am to 4pm BYO LUNCH (tea & coffee provided)
location: The Jewel and the Jeweller 91c Devon St West, New Plymouth, 4310
ph: 0223886840 or 0272584739
What will you make?
Several fabulous pieces of resin jewellery to take home and treasure for life.
What will you learn?
The entire process, from selecting objects for casting in resin; making silicone moulds; mixing, applying pigments and pouring resins; embedding; curing and setting; finishing and attaching silver findings to the resin. And how to rock some fierce earrings!
Each attendee will create more than one silicone mould and several resin copies to take home. You will craft at least one finished pair of silver and resin earrings; and will receive a comprehensive handout guide to continue producing resin parts for jewellery of your own.
What should you bring?
All materials are included in the ticket price. Tea and coffee will be provided. Bring along your own packed lunch and a thirst for bad-assery.
No Credit Card?
No Problemo — contact me for other payment options.
ABOUT MACA BERNAL
A Chilean national, resident of New Zealand since 2012, and a citizen since 2018, Macarena has a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Arts from Finis Terrae University in Santiago, an Advanced Diploma in Jewellery Practice from MIT in Auckland, a Post Graduate Degree and a Master’s Degree from the Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin school of Arts.
Maca is a visual artist who chooses contemporary jewellery as her medium for its wearability and how it offers interactiveness. Her work generates new conceptions of value by inducing bonds between jewellery and wearer or advancing jewellery as a wearable form of archive for the pending survival of cultures.
She has received the following awards in New Zealand:
- Fingers Gallery, Graduating Students Award, 2014.
- Objectspace Gallery, Annual Emerging Practice Award, 2016.
- “Kairangatira” Excellence award for outstanding achievement, MIT Jewellery Department, 2016.