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Hand making silver ring using jewellery making techniques at SquarePeg Studios in Sydney

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I’ll be forever thankful to the friend who recommended SquarePeg jewellery courses to me. I did my first course at the beginning of 2013 and I’m still going!

— Rhonda, Happy Student

SquarePeg is home to 10 contemporary jewellers

SquarePeg Studios in Sydney has workspaces available for use by aspiring or practicing jewellery designers.

Our Studio

SquarePeg is a studio enterprise in a large warehouse style space in Marrickville.

With space for 11 contemporary jewellers and a well-equipped workshop, a tenancy at SquarePeg is an opportunity to interact with a mix of emerging and established makers in a supportive and creative environment.

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I'm really enjoying the variety of backgrounds and approaches everyone has - collectively there's a wealth of knowledge. You might be wrestling with a thorny problem and *bam* some-one has a brilliant solution you hadn't thought of. And we all like cake. What's not to love?

— Margarita Sampson, Happy Tenant

Peg of the Month

Margarita Sampson, Squarepegger since November, 2014

Margarita Sampson is a sculptor & jeweler whose work is often inspired by coral reef formations and natural patterns of growth & decay. Most recently exhibiting at Stanley St Gallery in March 2015 with her solo ‘Infectious Desires’ show, her work has been included in many juried shows such as the Wynne Prize 2013 & won awards including the Object section of the Waterhouse Prize for Natural History in 2012.  She has been a finalist in ten Sculpture by the Sea exhibitions and was awarded a Churchill Fellowship in 2010 for investigations into contemporary jewelry. “I am interested in jewelry as embodying the ideas of extension, extrapolation,  infection – an exploration of the organic structures both within the body and in relation to the ecosystems around us.’

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28 October, 2015

Silicone Mould Making Workshop

Brenda Factor

SquarePeg Studio’s is responsive to the requests of students and those in the industry and we have had many requests to run a 2 day silicone mould course that focuses on jewellery. And so we are running a 2 Saturday workshop on making silicone moulds. Taught by Erin Keys, who as well as being a SquarePeg tenant, is...

21 July, 2015

Beginners Jewellery Course now on Thursday nights

Brenda Factor

Due to popular demand we will be offering another Beginners Course at SquarePeg Studios. The Tuesday night Beginners Jewellery Course is booked out for term 4, so we are offering a brand new night, starting on Thursday 30 July. And we are delighted to introduce Emily Copp, a SquarePeg tenant and contemporary jeweller who was...

11 June, 2015

Gray Street Workshop artist talk

Brenda Factor

We are super excited to be able to bring you an artist talk by the partners of Gray Street Workshop – Catherine Truman, Sue Lorraine and Jess Dare. To coincide with their exhibition Theatre of Detail at AirSpace Projects (next door to SquarePeg) the artists will talk over their new work in the gallery and the machinations of one...