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Laser cut jewellery - Mardi Gras bling 16+yrs

Darling Square Library
Darling Square Library
Levels 1 and 2, The Exchange, 1 Little Pier Street, Haymarket NSW 2000

Saturday 17 February from 10:30am to 1:30pm


Full price: $40.00Concession: $32.00

Learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator to create laser-cut bling just in time for Mardi Gras! 

Led by an experienced facilitator in the Darling Square Library Makerspace, this workshop offers a fantastic introduction to the world of laser cutting with Adobe Illustrator software. 

You’ll be guided through the process of personalising a range of fun jewellery templates. Once you’re happy with your final design, our cutting-edge laser technology will bring it to life. You will leave the workshop with your finished creation, ready to add hooks, clasps, or cords to transform it into a wearable work of art in time for the big parade on the 2nd of March!

What you’ll learn 

  • Basic digital design using Adobe Illustrator 

  • Basic laser cutting and jewellery-making 

What you’ll take home 

  • 1 – 2 laser-cut pieces of jewellery in plywood or perspex 

  • If your design is not ready by the end of the workshop, we’ll mail it to you 


  • Cost: $40 full price / $32 concession per person 

  • Bookings and class size: Maximum 12 people – bookings are essential 

  • Suitable for: Suitable for ages 16 and over 

  • Parental permission is required for under 18s 

  • Experience level: This is a beginner workshop with no required knowledge 

Wear: Enclosed shoes and no loose-fitting clothing or jewellery  

More information  

Eligibility for concession price: the ticket purchaser must hold a valid NSW pensioner, senior or full-time student card. Valid proof of concession to be shown in advance or in person at the workshop. If valid proof of concession is not provided, the full rate will be required to be paid. 

Bookings can be cancelled up to 7 days before the date of the workshop. Cancellations made within 7 days of the course starting will not be refunded. See terms and conditions here

We aim to deliver inclusive and accessible events. If you have any particular access or communication needs please contact Christie Torrington, Makerspace Programs Coordinator on 9265 9333 or 

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