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Meanwhile in our atelier

Meanwhile in our atelier

Meanwhile in our atelier … The long gold earrings are slowly starting to take shape. In de photo Jan is working on making gold bezels for the 2 fire opals. Will be continued …

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Long earrings with amethyst and fire opal in the making

Long earrings with amethyst and fire opal in the making

Meanwhile in the atelier … there are long earrings with amethyst and fire opal in the making … I think it is a rather daring color combination, but I always have the idea that Jan sees colors differently as I do. Jan is the one…

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Our latest design for a wide silver ring

Our latest design for a wide silver ring

This is our latest design for a wide silver ring with tourmaline or aquamarine. Just finished before the holiday. We will leave for a week to the Belgian coast. We also want to visit the beautiful city of Ghent. You can admire the ring in the…

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The Embrace

The Embrace

Recently Jan and I made new photos of our jewelry. Out of this session came among others this wonderful image of our ring The Embrace. Like a picture postcard, isn’t it? It seems like a very simple ring, but my partner Jan Kerkstra spent almost…

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First sale via Instagram

First sale via Instagram

As I wrote here before, six month ago our atelier changed from Facebook to Instagram. Everyday I publish a photo and recently my work payed of because our first sale via Instagram is a fact! We are very happy because being visible on social media…

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Please stop by our atelier while visiting Friesland

Please stop by our atelier while visiting Friesland

Please stop by our atelier while visiting Friesland! It’s Liberation Day today in The Netherlands and the weather is just beautiful … that means there will be many cyclists on our small road. A few will stop at our sign and decide to go up…

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Our atelier in the summer time

Our atelier in the summer time

When will the weather ever become any warmer? Recently I came across this summery photo, almost impossible to imagine, Jan in his T shirt. For those who do not know us … this is our atelier where we design jewelery and make jewelry by hand….

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A new ebony broche with ruby

A new ebony broche with ruby

Work in progress! In the photo Jan is working on making a new ebony brooch with ruby. At the last Sieraad Art Fair in Amsterdam we had 2 Music brooches with us and they were both sold! The design is by my partner Jan. There…

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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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Latest version of our ring The Embrace

Latest version of our ring The Embrace

This is the latest version of our ring The Embrace. The ring is made of silver which is treated with a black patina. The thread is made of 14 karat red gold. The Embrace is available in various materials. Curious? Please follow this link: Engagement…

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