Studio Sundays is perfect for students who are keen to finish a project or start a new one and need some help and studio access. If you are eager to keep on making but don’t have a set up studio or can’t commit to a 7 week course Studio Sundays could be the answer.
Our Beginners Jewellery Making Course is designed to teach you the fundamentals of jewellery making and design. Over seven weeks, you’ll learn everything you need to know about how to make your own silver ring. All tools and base metals are provided, as well as a strip of silver. No previous experience in design or jewellery making is required.
The Intermediate and Continuing Jewellery Making Course is perfect for students with who want to take their making to the next level. This course is designed to allow students to progress their skill through the different stages of jewellery making, as the tutor assists with design development, technical issues and problem solving. The pre-requisite for this course is our Beginners course.
Students coming from the Beginners course to the Intermediate stage 1 Jewellery Making Course will expand upon the fundamentals of jewellery making and design and make pieces which may incorporate a range of materials including metal and non-metal elements.
Stage 2 and 3 Intermediate students continue to build on their skills and learn a range of new techniques and also work on individual projects which are developed after consultation with the tutor.
Love gemstones? Want to incorporate them in your jewellery designs? If you answered yes, this foundation gem setting workshop is for you! Participants make a rub-over bezel set gemstone ring in sterling silver and learn how to set a semi-precious cabochon during this fun and informative two day stone setting course.
Learn all the fundamentals of jewellery making in four days of making at SquarePeg Studios in the Easter Jewellery Intensive. This course is a perfect introduction to jewellery making and jewellery design. No previous experience is required. However, if you do have some prior design or jewellery making experience your tutor can help you build upon your existing skill set.
An extraordinary, nurturing environment combining design and craft to bring your ideas to life. I would highly recommend SquarePeg No matter what level you’re at.
SquarePeg Studio is unique space for making & learning all things jewellery and silversmithing combining a jewellery school and studio spaces. We have courses to suit every level, from beginners through to advanced students.
With space for 14 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. As well as the studio space, we have a class room and day access area, and a number of tenants are also tutors in our jewellery school.
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?
Brooke McKenzie, Squarepegger since May, 2018
Brooke is an artist with a passion for jewellery making.
With a background in fine arts, she was ultimately drawn to the techniques and processes of jewellery making as a medium to explore her own art practice.
Her work is defined by an intuitive exchange of materials and design, creating wearable objects which fuse her unique symbolism within a sculptural framework.