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Melanie has over 12 years experience teaching private and group jewellery classes. Classes are held in her studio and workshop in the Sydney CBD. 



Wedding and Commitment ring couples classes - 

Melanie Ihnen holds private classes in studio to help bring your dream rings to life.
Classes run over a couple of evenings or a part day. Classes are run on evenings and over the weekend. Please contact us for more information.


Private and small group tuition - 

Private tuition is available for a variety of techniques. If you have a special project in mind or would like to learn jewellery making techniques please contact us for more information.

Beginners Jewellery Ring Making Workshop - Sold Out

Saturday 23rd March

10am - 4pm

A fun beginners jewellery class in the fabulous Sydney CBD Gaffa jewellery workshop upstairs from Ihnen Atelier.

Spend the day making your very own sterling silver ring band using stamping and metal texturing techniques. 

The workshop is designed with a limit of 6 students per class to make sure each student is given one on one tuition when needed.  The class is taught by Melanie Ihnen who has over 12 years experience teaching private and group jewellery classes.

You will learn -

  • Measuring and cutting sterling silver to the correct ring size

  • Texturing and stamping silver 

  • Soldering a ring band

  • Polishing techniques

All tools usage, materials and sterling silver are included in the $165 fee.

You will need to bring -

  • An apron and old hand towel

  • Pencil and note book

  • Lunch, drinks and snacks

All participants are required to have their hair tied back and to wear protective covered shoes.