Jewellery Making Workshop
Monthly on Saturdays, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Instructor: Mozhgan Abassi
2019 Dates: Saturdays, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, January 19th, February 23rd, April 6th, and May 11th
The wire art is made of different kinds of metal wire such as iron wire, aluminium wire, and copper wire. Wire art is widely used in jewellery making together with beads or stones and it is one of the traditional art forms that go back thousands of years ago. In this classes, you will learn the skills to work with the wires, have an understanding of the difference in each wire types and gauges to have the best results in your design, and also basic technique to create your own jewellery and wire sculptures. No experience is needed for this class and you can also take one class as a workshop!
Fee: $55 (includes supplies & tools) registration necessary!
If you have your own beads, wire, and tools you can bring your own instead of paying the supply fee.
Mozhgan Abassi Bio:
Mozhgan is a visual artist and jeweller who holds a Masters Degree in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage from Islamic Azad University in Tehran and a Bachelor’s Degree in Craft and Design from Sureh University in Tehran, Iran.
As a jeweller, Mozhgan has worked with a variety of materials, designing and creating different forms of jewellery. In addition to glass, she uses ceramic, metal wire, and stone. As a visual artist, Mozhgan creates miniatures inspired by old stories from her city of origin, Sanandaj, Iran.
Mozhgan has participated in several national and international exhibitions in Iran and Turkey. In Iran, Mozhgan has also worked as an arts educator in public schools and has delivered private art classes for children and adults. Mozhgan has worked as a Conservator and Restorator in historical sites in Iran and Turkey. She now aims to build a career in the Arts, Culture and Heritage sector in Toronto and she currently also teaches at George Brown College.