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How is Rubia doing?

How is Rubia doing?

How is our adopted dog Rubia doing you ask ? She has changed in a short time from an anxious little creature into a self-conscious, independent dog. She loves to make trips in the canoe. In the picture above we sail through the small canals of…

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Waterfront home

Waterfront home

Isn’t this a beautiful waterfront home? Constructed from corten steel and glass in a wonderfully beautiful spot on the water at Grou, The Netherlands. Last Sunday we went out on the water again. We took both the dogs, a bottle of wine and crackers with…

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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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Photos from our daily life

Photos from our daily life

Not all of the photos are up-to-date, but it does give a glimpse into our recent lives. This is our lazy dog Fons in between the chickens. The dogwood was just magnificent this year. Waiting for the dinner guest to arrive … Since 2 years we…

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Thank you for visiting our Open Doors Weekend

Thank you for visiting our Open Doors Weekend

Thank you for visiting our Open Doors Weekend! Because the weather was beautiful, many of you came by bike.  We had a pleasant crowd of 220 people in 3 days. Almost everybody made use of the seats in the garden, and took the time to…

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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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Rubia the dog and my spring fever

Rubia the dog and my spring fever

Rubia the dog we adopted only 5 weeks ago is doing great. In only a short time she went from a frightened, trembling little creature, to a happy dog wagging her tail all the time. Here she is in front of our house. Since one…

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Felling trees

Felling trees

It is terrible cold overhere! So cold you really have to work very hard to keep warm outside. It should have been done a long time ago, but to chop down healthy trees is not our most favorite job. But the oaks on our driveway were…

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How is Rubia?

How is Rubia?

Said enough I have lost contact with a number of people. That’s because we are no longer on FaceBook. Recently we joined Instagram. It surprises me that this platform brings us totally different contacts as on FaceBook. On Instagram I post not only about our…

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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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