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Long earrings with turquoise

Long earrings with turquoise

We are making a new pair of long earrings with turquoise. On the photo Jan is making gold bezels for the tear shaped turquoise stones. The rod of gold is forged thinner to follow the shape of the stone. Bezels are also ready-made for sale….

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Exhibition by Aat Veldhoen in museum Kranenburgh

Exhibition by Aat Veldhoen in museum Kranenburgh

Yesterday Jan and I went to the exhibition “Levenskunst” by Aat Veldhoen at Museum Kranenburgh in Bergen, The Netherlands. A beautiful exhibition. One got the impression of browsing through someone’s private photo album. On the photo I am standing in front of the painting with…

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Reuse your (old) gold and create a new piece of jewelry

Reuse your (old) gold and create a new piece of jewelry

Reuse your (old) gold and create a new piece of jewelry. How does it work? Do you know gold is the oldest recycling material in the world? Do you have a jewelry piece you like to remake in something beautiful? In our atelier you can…

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

As 2019 is slowly coming to an end, we want to thank you for your appreciation and loyal support of our handmade jewelry. It is so good to see you always find the way to our atelier for a handmade jewel, a beautiful gift or a special custom…

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Home again from Sieraad Art Fair 2019

Home again from Sieraad Art Fair 2019

Tired, but satisfied, we returned home on Sunday night from the 18th edition of the Sieraad Art Fair in Amsterdam. It was quite an experience again. This year our stand was close to the busy terrace, a fantastic location. The people on the terrace looked…

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Sieraad Art Fair 2019 in Amsterdam

Sieraad Art Fair 2019 in Amsterdam

It’s almost that time again! Jan and I are busy with all the preparations. The last earrings are being finished, our stand is ready to go, (it is in parts in the shed) we have found a house sitter for our dogs, because … From…

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A very successful photoshoot

A very successful photoshoot

Another successful photoshoot. Did you know that jewelry is one of the most difficult things to photograph? That is because most pieces of jewelry are shiny, jewelry is small and the difference in silver and gold is very difficult to catch. We are currently making…

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Interview with The Jewelry Story

Interview with The Jewelry Story

There is a nice interview with our Atelier on the website and in the Newsletter of Vakpracht. Thank you Margot! Margot is a business coach for artisan creatives. Follow this link to read the interview ( sorry it’s in Dutch): Interview with The Jewelry Story

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A fairy tale place

A fairy tale place

A fairy tale place … That is what we often hear from people visiting our atelier and store, in the Dutch countryside, surrounded by green meadows. And then I answer, yes thank you, we do realize we are very fortunate to live in a place…

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A huge step for a farmer

A huge step for a farmer

A huge step for a farmer … 73 Cows is an award-winning short documentary about the journey and personal conflict of Jay Wilde a beef farmer and vegetarian. Jay is the first farmer in the UK to embark upon transitioning from beef farming to entirely…

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