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Dramatic skies over Friesland

Dramatic skies over Friesland

This is a picture from last night, taken behind our house. A double rainbow! At the moment I am busy putting together a jewelry collection for Atelier de Zilverling in Leiden, The Netherlands. Our work will be on exhibition in this gallery for the months…

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My wild flower field

My wild flower field

Our booth at Art Laren without … Following a successful weekend at Art Laren, Jan and I starting to get back on track in our studio. Our stand was visited very well. We met fun people, the weather was good and we made a lot of…

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The owl has beaten the magpies

The owl has beaten the magpies

It was lovely weather the past few days. Never have I finished so early with digging in horse manure in the flower garden, with pruning and repotting plants. Nature is still at an early stage, but here and there a scrub is blooming in our…

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Magpies screaming in the night

Magpies screaming in the night

Long eared owl  Photo via Since a few days I wake up in the middle of the night because a screaming fight between magpies and owls takes place in our garden. All this because a pair of long eared owls stole the nest of a pair of…

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The scariest trail in the world!

The scariest trail in the world!

This is maybe the scariest trail in the world. And you’ll never guess were it end up. Incredible! Click here to see.

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Raking leaves and wedding rings with wood!

Raking leaves and wedding rings with wood!

What am I doing? Silly question at this time of the year … raking leaves, of course! After that off to the studio to make these wedding rings … aren’t they beautiful? Gold, ebony and cherry wood. Click for more information on: wedding rings with wood….

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Autumn storm 2013 … the day after

Monday late afternoon four large oaks and a rowan tree right behind our house fell down. Around us many large trees were blown over … so sad …  

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Storm and a big silver ring

Storm and a big silver ring

Outside the wind is howling around the house, leaves flying around, the flower garden consists of stems with dried seedpods and the chickens are moulting. There was just one nice bright orange nasturtium flower left to use in this picture … I just placed this big silver ring in the store. The light blue stone is an Amazon opal. Like I said the chickens are moulting … or is it molting? Anyway, this…

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Nature stuff

Nature stuff

Now that temperatures are a bit normal, trees are green and flowers start to bloom, insects and flying creatures are coming out of their hiding places … This insect habitat is made by  URBAN LADYBIRD.  COCOON is handmade in London using organic cotton, waxed with…

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Flower meadow and a new design ring

Flower meadow and a new design ring

It was a lot of fun … but right now we are a little tired after two long weekends of Open Atelier! This was the third year our atelier was part of the Open Atelier Route. Despite the bad weather the interest was large and…

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