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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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Open Doors at The Jewelry Story

Open Doors at The Jewelry Story

This is your chance to stop by and visit our atelier because there is Open Doors at The Jewelry Story! We cordially invite you to our Open Doors at pentecost weekend. It will be a festive Open Doors, with bubbles and bites, our latest jewelery and beautiful…

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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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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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Favorite necklace made of round semi-precious stones

Favorite necklace made of round semi-precious stones

At the last gems fair that we visited, we found the ingredients to make the necklace Bonte Stoet again! Enough beads to make 4 necklaces. The silver closure works through an extremely strong magnet and is handmade. The necklace consists of the following semi-precious stones:…

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Long earrings with purple stones

Long earrings with purple stones

Arn’t they beautiful these long earrings with purple stones? We recently bought the purple stones at the gems fair that we visited in Germany in October. The stones are sugilite. I actually knew immediately what I wanted to make with them. The earrings are long…

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