Otto Kunzli Ring for Zwei

What is contemporary jewellery?

Ben Lignel the editor of Art Jewellery Forum describes it as: “Contemporary Jewellery is a type of practice – understood as the contemporary offspring of a craft-based design activity that finds its origin in medieval workshops.” There will be differing descriptions of what contemporary jewellery is, reliant upon who you ask that question. One thing […]

Kindness Pandemic

April 2021 Update This week we mark 10 years since SquarePeg Studio’s inception. Around this time last year, at a time when it felt like the world had turned on its head, we started thinking about how we would mark the occasion. We knew we would have a  celebration and as the year progressed we […]

SquarePeg Studios since 2011

SquarePeg Studios are proud to be celebrating 10 years and going strong. Join us on Saturday 10th April from 4 pm to join our community in reflecting on and celebrating all the things that make SquarePeg such a special place to be. Launched by Brenda Factor in April 2011 SquarePeg has been a home and […]

Student hammering a rivet into sheet metal at SquarePeg Studios

Sydney Craft Week

SquarePeg Studios are proud to be once again participating Craft Week 2020, an initiative of The Australian Design Centre. SquarePeg Studios opens its doors with an Open Studio, Exhibition and Market. Visit SquarePeg Studios – we are a vibrant coworking jewellery workshop, studios and school. SquarePeg is home to thirteen Resident Jewellery Artists and one […]

Megan Kelly – Graduate Resident

Introducing our early 2020 Graduate Resident 😍 Meghan Kelly concluded her Bachelor of Design (Honours) at UNSW Art & Design with Majors in Jewellery Design and Graphics Media at the end of 2018. She officially graduated in May 2019 with Class 1 Honours and was awarded the Dean’s Honours List for Semester 2, 2018. We have […]

Amy Skinner – Maker Highlight

Another beautiful day, another beautiful emerging artist! Amy Skinner is a natural and from her first classes at SquarePeg her talent shone. It was hard to select just a few of her gorgeous works to showcase, so be sure to pop over to her label @getambry on Instagram to check out more of her pieces – and […]

Nao Takase – Maker Highlight

Now more than ever, it can be so helpful and important to feel gratitude. At SquarePeg we feel grateful for the common passion for jewellery and making within our creative community – and the wonderful connections we share through that love 💖 We are excited to present a series of spotlights on the talented makers in our […]

View of Artist studios at SquarePeg

Xmas Jewellers Market – 30 November 2020

Join us this November 30th and get your Chrissy shopping sorted early! Our Resident Artists will have their beautiful works available for purchase and we will, of course, welcome visitors to tour our studios, workshop and classroom. Shop Local – Shop Quality at SqaurePeg Studios this Summer.  

Xmas Market 2020 – 30th of November – 10am to 4pm

Join us this November 30th and get your Chrissy shopping sorted early! Our Resident Artists will have their beautiful works available for purchase and we will, of course, welcome visitors to tour our studios, workshop and classroom. Shop Local – Shop Quality at SqaurePeg Studios this Summer.

View of artists studios with hanging plants

Sydney Craft Week 2019

SquarePeg Studios are proud to be once again participating in this years Sydney Craft Week, an initiative of The Australian Design Centre. SquarePeg Studios opens its doors with an Open Studio, Artist Talk and Exhibition. Come and explore behind the scenes of our creative space. Tour our workshops, classroom and studio spaces. Meet our resident […]

Come along to our Open Studio the 3rd and 4th of August 2019

A fortnight from today we will be opening our doors to the public as a part of the Inner West’s Creative Trails open studio event. We are always thrilled to be a part of this event and consistently blown away by just how many creative spaces we share our neck of the woods with. We […]

Join us for our end of year celebration 2018

Contemporary Jewellery Xmas Market & Party Join us for our open studio, jewellery market and student showcase event And also help Emily and Kim celebrate their first year at the helm of SquarePeg! SATURDAY 15.12.18 3PM ~ 7.30PM 10 JUNCTION STREET MARRICKVILLE  

Final term for 2018 now enrolling! 29th October start date

Join us to learn Jewellery Making at SquarePeg Studios! Is it just us, or have you also gotten to that time of year where you ask – where did all the time go?! Spring is here and Summer is calling.. but there is still time to squeeze in some studio making with us at SquarePeg in 2018. […]

Hand filing a ring on a jewellers peg at SquarePeg Studios

New for beginners – Sunday School!

New!! Sunday School Starts Soon Four Sundays –  August 12, 19, 26 & September 2 Do you, or do you know someone that has wanted to start their jewellery making with us at SquarePeg Studios but can’t get to classes during the week? Are our seven-week terms too long to commit too? We have designed the perfect […]

Meet Maija Frankovich, Graduate Resident 2017

Another in our series of interviews with SquarePeg tenants by volunteer Elena Sorensen SquarePeg:  Who or what first inspired you to create jewellery and why do you choose to work with non-traditional materials like glass? Maija Frankovich: I find this question hard to answer because there are a lot of different factors. My father would […]

Meet Albert, SquarePeg tenant about town

This is the first in a series of interviews by SquarePeg volunteer Elena Sorensen.   SquarePeg Studios: You studied at the prestigious contemporary jewellery school Alchimia in Florence. What bearing does that experience have on your current practice and how does working in a collaborative studio space like SquarePeg compare? Albert Tse: It has a […]

Silver ring stack

Get Making in our Jewellery Summer School

Always wanted to learn how to make jewellery but don’t have the time during the year?  Then book into our intensive Jewellery Summer School and learn how to make your own rings, pendants and earrings over 4 days. Summer school runs from Tuesday 3 – Friday 6 January and is a great way to get […]

Beginners Jewellery Course now on Thursday nights

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 […]

Gray Street Workshop artist talk

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 […]

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