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A long wooden necklace

A long wooden necklace

Extravagant long wooden necklace made of beech wood. Timeless design. We make this necklace in two lengths, 110 cm. and 2 meters long. Although the necklace is very long it is very licht weight. Interested? Please follow these links for more information and more photos:…

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The long road to a design

The long road to a design

The road to a design is sometimes short and sometimes long. I (Marion) had this idea to design something with nuts, but what and how? I tried to cast the nuts in silver, but the nuts came out was too heavy. Thereafter more attempts have…

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Goldsmith classes in Heerenveen

Goldsmith classes in Heerenveen

As many of you know, my partner Jan Kerkstra gives  goldsmith classes in Heerenveen. Jan has more than 30 years of experience as a master goldsmith and he likes to share his years of experience and knowledge. Some students have been in Jan’s class for…

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Striking mens ring with ebony

In this post I like to show you a good example of the reuse of gold to make a striking mens ring. The customer brought 2 wide wedding rings. First we melted the rings down. Thereafter the gold is poured in the shape of a…

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Art Route Open Stal 2021 in Oldeberkoop

Art Route Open Stal 2021 in Oldeberkoop

Did you know the Art Route Open Stal in Oldeberkoop is the oldest Art Route in the Netherlands? This year they celebrate their 50th edition. Our atelier also takes part in this festive edition. Above I am busy setting up our jewelry. 50 artists show…

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Our atelier is open again!

Our atelier is open again!

Our atelier is open again. For the time being, only by appointment. Jan and I hope you are doing well. Unfortunately, the past few weeks have been an experience for you and us that we have never known. About 5 weeks ago everyone was looking…

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Long earrings with turquoise

Long earrings with turquoise

We are making a new pair of long earrings with turquoise. On the photo Jan is making gold bezels for the tear shaped turquoise stones. The rod of gold is forged thinner to follow the shape of the stone. Bezels are also ready-made for sale….

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Reuse your (old) gold and create a new piece of jewelry

Reuse your (old) gold and create a new piece of jewelry

Reuse your (old) gold and create a new piece of jewelry. How does it work? Do you know gold is the oldest recycling material in the world? Do you have a jewelry piece you like to remake in something beautiful? In our atelier you can…

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

As 2019 is slowly coming to an end, we want to thank you for your appreciation and loyal support of our handmade jewelry. It is so good to see you always find the way to our atelier for a handmade jewel, a beautiful gift or a special custom…

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Home again from Sieraad Art Fair 2019

Home again from Sieraad Art Fair 2019

Tired, but satisfied, we returned home on Sunday night from the 18th edition of the Sieraad Art Fair in Amsterdam. It was quite an experience again. This year our stand was close to the busy terrace, a fantastic location. The people on the terrace looked…

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