Jewellery Making Workshop
Dates (2019): Saturday, November 9th, Sunday, Dec. 1st, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dates (2020): Feb 2nd, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Mar.15, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Instructor: Mozhgan Abassi
Make your original jewellery with various wire and beads! In this workshop, 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 to create your own jewellery and wire artworks. No experience is needed for this workshop!
Fee: $60 + HST (includes supplies & tools) registration necessary!
If you have your own favourite beads to use in the jewellery bring your own!
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.