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Allow me to introduce you to our new long earrings named Harlequin

Allow me to introduce you to our new long earrings named Harlequin

Allow me to introduce you to … our new long earrings Harlequin. For sale in our Atelier and in the online shop

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A few good Etsy finds

A few good Etsy finds

Since Etsy also sells goods that are not handmade I find it no longer very interesting. Its not easy to find your way in these thousands of shops. But if you take your time it may happen you stumble upon good products … The handmade children’s…

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The story of the new old necklace

The story of the new old necklace

Ha, ha the story of the new old necklace ??? Recently a lady came by our atelier. It had been years since we had seen her. When I helped the lady out of her coat, both Jan and I immediately saw the necklace she was wearing. Oh…

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A hand forged copper pot lid as birthday present

A hand forged copper pot lid as birthday present

Look what I got for my birthday!  A great new pot. Because there came no lid with the pot, Jan made me one. A forged copper pot lid as birthday present, how about that one! Because did you know, we also make utensils such as…

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There’s work to be done

There’s work to be done

There’s work to be done. It’s been very quiet for a while in our atelier, not many people came by. And suddenly here they are again; the beautiful commissions. Including these … to be continued …

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Manufactum a department store for timeless products

Manufactum a department store for timeless products

Coffee grinder Manufactum is a German department store which has existed since 1988. The department store is doing pretty well presumably because it doesn’t follow the prevailing fashion. Brass bicycle bell The product range is not very large but it is very special. Handmade ceramic vinegar…

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Walking with the dogs along the IJsselmeer, The Netherlands

Walking with the dogs along the IJsselmeer, The Netherlands

Walking with the dogs along the IJsselmeer, this is in the Northern part of The Netherlands … … it was a very chilly day, however the skies were beautiful …

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Lucky Fons the Border Collie from a dog shelter in Antwerp

Lucky Fons the Border Collie from a dog shelter in Antwerp

Have I showed you this photo before? Probably so. The photo is taken shortly after we got Fons from a dog shelter. Fons was very easy going, he even liked to be a model and he sat perfectly still until the photo was taken. We picked…

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The beauty of imperfection

The beauty of imperfection

Restore, revive, valued; the beauty of imperfection. Examples of beautiful repairs. Leading Japanese labels and designers such as Kapital, Visvim, Comme des Garçons, Sasquatchfabrix, Koromo Kyoto and Blue Blue Japan working with artless sewing techniques, creating timeless, hand crafted pieces. The Japanese expression Mottainai stands…

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Jewelry classes

Jewelry classes

Jewelry classes There is an opening for one student in the jewelry class on Tuesday in Makkinga, The Netherlands. The class is taught by my partner Jan Kerkstra. The class is suitable for both beginners and advanced students. Interested? More information, prices etc. at: Jewelry classes …

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