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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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From 9 – 12 november Sieraad Art Fair in Amsterdam

From 9 – 12 november Sieraad Art Fair in Amsterdam

FROM 9 – 12 NOVEMBER SIERAAD ART FAIR IN AMSTERDAM Almost! This Sunday we are going to collect all the jewelry, polish it and wrap it up for Sieraad Art Fair. I find it always very exciting who we will all meet with our stand! This…

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Our visit to Rotterdam

Our visit to Rotterdam

A small (photo) report of our visit to Rotterdam. What a great city! If you like modern architecture, Rotterdam is a real must. A beautiful skyline, especially along the river Maas. In the photo above you see the Erasmus bridge and the silhouettes of modern…

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The Markthal in Rotterdam

The Markthal in Rotterdam

Coming weekend we take a few days off to visit Rotterdam. It’s been over 20 years since we visited this city. In between, we have been back only once to have dinner in Hotel New York. This restaurant is on our list again because of…

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A beehive in the garden and a vanilla cake

A beehive in the garden and a vanilla cake

Following my last post on my weblog (view from our studio), I was approached on FaceBook by an imker. He asked me where the picture was taken and whether there was more giant balsemien in our garden. Well to make a long story short, this…

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View from our atelier in Wijnjewoude, The Netherlands

Lovely view from our atelier …

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Our visit to the Toepfermarkt in Oldenburg

Quite a lot of potters were new to us this year. Like the work by Andreas Munz. Not to cold and not too hot, the weather was just perfect for a visit to the Toepfermarkt in Oldenburg, Germany. We brought our very old dog, but…

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International ceramics days in Oldenburg, Germany

International ceramics days in Oldenburg, Germany

Ceramics by Roman Husmann This Sunday Jan and I are going to visit the International ceramics days in Oldenburg, Germany. Potters and ceramists from all over Europe present their latest work. The market is held in the center of the north German town of Oldenburg…

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It is overwhelmingly busy in the studio

It is overwhelmingly busy in the studio

Good news! It is overwhelmingly busy in the studio! During the day we have many visitors, we get beautiful commissions, repairs and jewelry sales. And not only in the studio, also through the website, there is increasing interest in our jewelry. Excellent! But there is hardly…

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