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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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The last edition of Meesterlijk Design en Ambacht

The last edition of Meesterlijk Design en Ambacht

Afterwards we were told that after 10 years this was the last edition of Meesterlijk Design en Ambacht. Too bad because I thought it was a beautiful and good initiative. And of course it is still necessary to promote crafts and handmade products and to…

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The Jewelry Story at Meesterlijk Design and Ambacht

The Jewelry Story at Meesterlijk Design and Ambacht

This year we present out latest jewelry at Meesterlijk Design and Ambacht in Amsterdam. Meesterlijk is an event where self-producing designers such as fashion designers, ceramicists, furniture makers, goldsmiths and other craftsmen show their products directly to the public. In the relaxed setting of the warmly…

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Open Doors at The Jewelry Story

Open Doors at The Jewelry Story

This is your chance to stop by and visit our atelier because there is Open Doors at The Jewelry Story! We cordially invite you to our Open Doors at pentecost weekend. It will be a festive Open Doors, with bubbles and bites, our latest jewelery and beautiful…

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Monogram in cufflinks made with laser equipment

Monogram in cufflinks made with laser equipment

An engraving in a ring or for example in cufflinks was until recently done by an engraver. The engraver is a craftsman who makes engravings by hand. In the meantime, this manual work has almost completely been replaced by laser equipment. The craft of engraving…

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Beautiful ceramics for daily use from Japan

Beautiful ceramics for daily use from Japan

Once up on a time, a very long time ago, Jan and I lived in a small artists’ community in the state of Georgia in the United States of America. We lived here together with glassblowers, goldsmiths, a painter and ceramists. I learned a lot…

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A great custom order for a ebony pendant

A great custom order for a ebony pendant

Last week we received a great custom order to make an ebony pendant. The client, a woman, wrote her wishes to us via e-mail. On our site she had seen a pendant she liked, but unfortunately it was sold. She asked us if we wanted…

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Meesterlijk design and craft 2017

Meesterlijk design and craft 2017

Coming Sunday Jan and I will visit Meesterlijk in Amsterdam. Always a fun outing. This fair is a must go! Meesterlijk is an inspiring fair where self-producing designers, fashion designers, food artists, goldsmiths and other craftsmen present their products. In a mood enhancing setting, you…

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Leather Detailed Wooden Doorstop

Leather Detailed Wooden Doorstop

What an easy simple idea! Follow the link to see how to make this leather detailed wooden doorstop: DIY

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Cacti and succulents in fine ceramic pots

Cacti and succulents in fine ceramic pots

Cacti and succulents in fine ceramic pots  … these are two of my favorite things in life! Once up on a time I lived in a subtropical climate, with temperatures around 30 degrees. We lived in a house with a very large veranda. On that porch…

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