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Introduction to chain maille jewellery

May 5, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


When people hear chain maille they usually think of amour but chain maille can be used for anything from jewellery and art to costumes and medieval armour.

In this class you will learn the basics of chain maille for jewellery making while being shown how to make a helm rose using the helm chain weave. The helm rose can be used as a pendent or combined with other weaves to make other jewellery such as bracelets.

You will learn:

  • How to do the helm chain weave
  • How to make a helm rose
  • Correct way of opening and closing rings

What you get:

  • Materials to make up two helm rose pendants to take home with you
  • Use of our tools
  • Chain maille tutor for 2 hours

What to bring: You don't need to bring anything, however you must wear enclosed shoes.

Suitable for: Ages 12 and up. Participants under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult. We have a lounge area and coffee machine for non-participants to use.

Cancellation Policy: As we purchase materials based on the number of attendees for each workshop we are unable to refund tickets. We do welcome you to pass your ticket to a friend to come in your place. Please email us if you do wish to change the name on the ticket.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

If you wish to use public transport to get to this event, please visit Translink. Off-street customer car parking is available at 75 Redland Bay Road - just follow the driveway around the back of the Baby Bunting store.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email: info@hobbymedo.com.au / Phone: 07 3161 1485 / Visit: www.hobbymedo.com.au / Message us on Facebook

Will this class be offered at other times?

This class is currently being offered on the first Friday of each month. You are welcome to email us with your preferred days and times for workshops. We also welcome requests for particular workshops.

What is Hobbymedo?

Hobbymedo is a hobby activity centre located at Capalaba on Brisbane's southside. It is an air conditioned centre with tools, equipment and facilities catering for arts, crafts, sewing, graphic design, 3D printing, woodworking, leatherwork, wirework and much more. Details of our facilities and events can be found on our webpage at www.hobbymedo.com.au

Where do I purchase tickets?

You can purchase tickets for this event by following this link: Eventbrite workshop tickets


May 5, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


07 3161 1485


Shop 4, 75 Redland Bay Road
Capalaba, Qld 4157 Australia
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07 3161 1485

Group activities: We are happy to accommodate group bookings and work with you to create a special event for your group

Workshops: Our scheduled workshops are listed in our calendar of events. Please feel free to put forward your suggestions and ideas for workshops or if you are interested in using our facilities to run your own workshop.

Project ideas – List of suggestions for projects you may like to do at our centre:

  • Whirligigs
  • Wooden bowls
  • Timber 3D pictures
  • Jigsaw puzzles
  • Diorama
  • Jewellery
  • And the list goes on and on

  • Windmills
  • Cushion covers
  • Picture frames
  • Leather belts, wallets, coasters, coolers
  • Dreamcatchers
  • Sculptures