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Favorite necklace made of round semi-precious stones

Favorite necklace made of round semi-precious stones

At the last gems fair that we visited, we found the ingredients to make the necklace Bonte Stoet again! Enough beads to make 4 necklaces. The silver closure works through an extremely strong magnet and is handmade. The necklace consists of the following semi-precious stones:…

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The Netherlands is a Progressive country

The Netherlands is a Progressive country

What a great picture! In many ways, The Netherlands is still a left-progressive thinking and acting country. Let’s keep it that way … Photo via: The perfect wedding

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A great custom order for a ebony pendant

A great custom order for a ebony pendant

Last week we received a great custom order to make an ebony pendant. The client, a woman, wrote her wishes to us via e-mail. On our site she had seen a pendant she liked, but unfortunately it was sold. She asked us if we wanted…

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A sick chicken

A sick chicken

This is Beethoven. Its a small old chicken that has a hard time keeping up with the other chickens. Yesterday at the end of the afternoon I found her in the coop, she was sitting weirdly skewed and could not walk anymore. I put her…

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

It is almost Christmas! This year has gone by so very fast! It was a fantastic busy year for The Jewelry Story. It’s been really great that so many of you visited our atelier. For us it was a year in which we received a lot of support…

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Christmas spirit in the studio

Christmas spirit in the studio

Are you already in the Christmas spirit? Inspired by the beautiful snow that has fallen overhere in the last 2 days, I started with the Christmas decorations. This is the driveway to our workshop. Once the lighting is in place along our very long driveway,…

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Long earrings with purple stones

Long earrings with purple stones

Arn’t they beautiful these long earrings with purple stones? We recently bought the purple stones at the gems fair that we visited in Germany in October. The stones are sugilite. I actually knew immediately what I wanted to make with them. The earrings are long…

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Meesterlijk design and craft 2017

Meesterlijk design and craft 2017

Coming Sunday Jan and I will visit Meesterlijk in Amsterdam. Always a fun outing. This fair is a must go! Meesterlijk is an inspiring fair where self-producing designers, fashion designers, food artists, goldsmiths and other craftsmen present their products. In a mood enhancing setting, you…

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Weaving still exists!

Weaving still exists!

Its not something I ask my self everyday …but nevertheless … who is still weaving? So happy with this internet find, I think it’s a real gem! Amy Revier does not tell very much about herself on her website. I gather there is a store…

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Wedding Event Nieuw Allardsoog in Bakkeveen

Wedding Event Nieuw Allardsoog in Bakkeveen

Attention future bridal couples! Wedding event New Allardsoog, in the middle of the forest in, Bakkeveen, The Netherlands, is an attractive wedding event for future bridal couples, but also for their guests, parents, family and friends. 21 local businesses offer their services for a wonderful…

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