Blog - page 5

Impression of Sieraad Art Fair 2016

Impression of Sieraad Art Fair 2016

A small Impression of Sieraad Art fair 2016. Jan and me in our booth. We came home late Sunday night from Amsterdam after a fantastic edition of Sieraad Art Fair! Many interested visitors, many sales and even more compliments. We had a rest day yesterday, but now it’s time…

Continue reading →

Sieraad Art Fair 2016 in Amsterdam

Sieraad Art Fair 2016 in Amsterdam

Because we are really very busy with last minute things for Sieraad Art Fair 2016, I take a small break from my blog. Next Wednesday we have to build up the stand. Thursday morning, November 10 everything must be finished and ready to roll because at…

Continue reading →

A beautiful autumn day

A beautiful autumn day

As you can see in the picture Jan worked really hard today. At the end of the day the ring was almost finished. To be seen for the first time at Sieraad Art Fair, from 10 t/m 13 November in Amsterdam. It was a beautiful…

Continue reading →

The photogenic street vendors in Hanoi

The photogenic street vendors in Hanoi

Waking up at 4 am, the vendors-often female migrant workers-pack their bicycles to the brim with fresh flowers and fruit, walking miles throughout the course of the day to peddle their wares. They have no clue how beautiful their bicycles are, no idea they create…

Continue reading →

New gemstones and a visit to Museum Insel Hombroich

New gemstones and a visit to Museum Insel Hombroich

Aren’t these beautiful? These are the new gem stones we bought last weekend at a gem exhibition in Dusseldorf. The plan is to make two more rings with these gems to take to Sieraad Art Fair in Amsterdam. I am not sure the rings will be finished…

Continue reading →

Small wooden houses in Japan

Small wooden houses in Japan

This tiny neighborhood of small wooden houses is build among the trees in Shizuoka, a rural county in Japan. The buildings have the same shape as the surrounding mountains. Inside they have ultra-modern design and furnishings. This tent-like homes, Jikka, are the work of architect…

Continue reading →

Sieraad Art Fair the 15th edition

Sieraad Art Fair the 15th edition

This photo was taken last year at the Sieraad Art Fair. A visitor in our stand admired one of our long necklaces. Jan thinks it’s all very funny! I wonder what this year will bring us … nice encounters … many compliments … having a fun time…

Continue reading →

Museum Insel Hombroich Germany

Museum Insel Hombroich Germany

Museum Insel Hombroich is located near Dusseldorf in Germany. For years this museum was on our list to visit and finally this weekend we are going to do just that. We happen to be in Dusseldorf to vist a gemstone fair. It is a small but…

Continue reading →

Sneak preview of Sieraad Art Fair 2016

Sneak preview of Sieraad Art Fair 2016

Almost before Sieraad Art Fair 2016 starts! Jan and I are busy finishing the last jewelry pieces and also with building the interior of the booth. It promises to be a special edition because SIERAAD celebrates its 15th anniversary! We were there the first time 15…

Continue reading →

Beautiful patterns and textures in the ceramics of Brenda Holzke

Beautiful patterns and textures in the ceramics of Brenda Holzke

I came across the beautiful ceramics of Brenda Holzke on Pinterest. Especially the patterns and textures, which are a common thread throughout her work appeal to me. Her ceramic pieces are carved and then layered with a multitude of stains, textures and surface effects. Brenda…

Continue reading →

Page 5 of 113 ← First ... 3 4 5 6 7 ... Last →