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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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Our new dog has arrived from Spain

Our new dog has arrived from Spain

Rubia our new dog has arrived! She came straight from Granada and landed at Eindoven airport. Here I just managed to get her out of the bench. Fons our other dog was with us and their first meeting went well. Then the long drive back…

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The Jewelry Story on Instagram

The Jewelry Story on Instagram

First of all, I would like to point out that our atelier is closed next Thursday, February 8th. You are most welcome again on Friday, February 9th. Above photos from The Jewelry Story on Instagram. I like Instagram. I think it is visually beautiful and…

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Rubia our new (adoptive) dog

Rubia our new (adoptive) dog

This is Rubia our new (adoptive) dog. This photo is the only thing we have seen of her because Rubia is still in Spain. Rubia has been abandoned or found, in any case she ended up in a shelter in the neighborhood of Granada. Because…

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

It is almost Christmas! This year has gone by so very fast! It was a fantastic busy year for The Jewelry Story. It’s been really great that so many of you visited our atelier. For us it was a year in which we received a lot of support…

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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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