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Lets make fun

Lets make fun

I could not resist to post this image. The dog in the photo is not ours. But our dog, a border collie, often has exactly the same expression. Lets make fun! Excuse to the maker of this photo but I no longer know where I…

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Sieraad Art Fair 2017

Sieraad Art Fair 2017

Building the stands for Sieraad Art Fair 2017 in de gashouder in Amsterdam. In only a few weeks time Sieraad Art Fair will start! Jan and I are busy making new jewelry for this beautiful fair. Like every year Sieraad Art Fair is held in…

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Art Fair Art Noord in Museum Belvédère, Oranjewoud

Art Fair Art Noord in Museum Belvédère, Oranjewoud

Me in front of Museum Belvédère. Art Fair Art Noord in Museum Belvédère, Oranjewoud In September, the Museum of Belvédère will host the first edition of Art Noord, a new initiative that offers a platform for art and artists from the north. The four-day art…

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Exhibition at Galerie Cecile van Eeden

Exhibition at Galerie Cecile van Eeden

Brooch Pepper and Salt, a joint design by Jan Kerkstra and me. These and many more brooches of our hand can be found in the exhibition at Cecile van Eeden Gallery The exhibition; Make a Statement with a Brooch can be seen from 17 September to…

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Our visit to Rotterdam

Our visit to Rotterdam

A small (photo) report of our visit to Rotterdam. What a great city! If you like modern architecture, Rotterdam is a real must. A beautiful skyline, especially along the river Maas. In the photo above you see the Erasmus bridge and the silhouettes of modern…

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The Markthal in Rotterdam

The Markthal in Rotterdam

Coming weekend we take a few days off to visit Rotterdam. It’s been over 20 years since we visited this city. In between, we have been back only once to have dinner in Hotel New York. This restaurant is on our list again because of…

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Jewelry classes by Jan Kerkstra

Jewelry classes by Jan Kerkstra

There are still a few places available in the jewelry classes by Jan Kerkstra In september 2017 a goldsmith class for beginners and advanced students will start. The classes are taught by Jan Kerkstra (Master goldsmith) on Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning at Atelier Silver and Stones in Makkinga,…

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A beehive in the garden and a vanilla cake

A beehive in the garden and a vanilla cake

Following my last post on my weblog (view from our studio), I was approached on FaceBook by an imker. He asked me where the picture was taken and whether there was more giant balsemien in our garden. Well to make a long story short, this…

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View from our atelier in Wijnjewoude, The Netherlands

Lovely view from our atelier …

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Our visit to the Toepfermarkt in Oldenburg

Quite a lot of potters were new to us this year. Like the work by Andreas Munz. Not to cold and not too hot, the weather was just perfect for a visit to the Toepfermarkt in Oldenburg, Germany. We brought our very old dog, but…

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