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Bear’s Garlic

Bear’s Garlic

Every year, in March, it is one of the first plants who stick their heads above the soil. Bear’s Garlic, a wonderful herb – bulb – and a protected plant. Bear’s Garlic is found in moist deciduous forests on calcareous soil in the Southern part of The…

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Art Trail in Opsterland Friesland 2016

Art Trail in Opsterland Friesland 2016

Again this year, Atelier Jan Kerkstra and Marion Pannekoek is participating in the Art Trail, Open Atelier route in Opsterland. Along the route you can visit the ateliers of 20 artists. The route passes through the beautiful landscape of the municipality of Opsterland, Friesland. At our atelier you can…

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Small spoon made of copper

Small spoon made of copper

How some things go … For some time now I was thinking of how handy it would be to have a nice looking scoop to measure loose tea leaves. The idea buzzed around in my head and slowly a design arose. I discussed the idea…

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The good life in the country

The good life in the country

The good life in the country. An impression … In the past few days the weather was just wonderful. Blue skies and great temperatures. Suddenly we could eat outside! In the photo you see two of my pigeons sitting on a branch in the cherry tree. The Hostas in…

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Silver ring with Yowah opal

Silver ring with Yowah opal

Last week Jan made this silver ring with Yowah opal. Yowah opal is found in the town of Yowah in Australia. It is a beautiful ring but pretty hard to photograph because of its a symmetric shape. I think the ring will show much better…

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The Hawthorn in our garden

The Hawthorn in our garden

A Hawthorn is obviously an ideal place for a bird to build a nest. It’s a tangle of branches who have small thorns on them. An almost impenetrable fortress. For years magpies have build their nest, in our Hawthorn. A big tall construction with several floors. Two years…

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Meanwhile in our atelier

Meanwhile in our atelier

Meanwhile in our atelier … what’s up? For now we keep it a secret … will be continued …

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Necklace Silence

Necklace Silence

This necklace named Silence is a somewhat older design. At the time the necklace was designed for an exhibition on the theme of mourning. Recently I came across an old photograph of Silence. I believe I showed the image on my weblog a couple of weeks…

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Woodturner Liam Flynn

Woodturner Liam Flynn

Liam Flynn has been making wood vessels in his Co. Limerick in Ireland studio for more then 25 years. His work has evolved over the course of his career from smaller explorations of open vessels to his current work exploring volume, shape and line. His…

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Embrace

Embrace

It is spring so time for new designs. This ring is one of them. A ring with the beautiful name Embrace. In the picture you can’t tell very well, but the two halves at the bottom of the ring embrace each other. Do you like to see…

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