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The titanium necklace is getting there!

The titanium necklace is getting there!

The new design necklace is taking shape. The titanium links are cut and colored. Next step is to make the connections between the titanium links. I think of making them out of yellow gold, yellow is a good color with purple and gold is a strong…

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New design titanium necklace in the making

New design titanium necklace in the making

The weather is still nice and it is very tempting to read a book in the sun. That’s what happens when you’re atelier is in the middle of a flower garden … but the last few days we have been working hard and it looks…

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Meanwhile in our studio

Meanwhile in our studio

Yesterday the weather was almost warm. For the first time we were able to open the doors of the studio. And who should come running in? Our chicken! A chicken with a story … I found this chicken on my walk with the dogs along…

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A very early spring!

A very early spring!

The plants that have wintered in the greenhouse are already awake! To keep his chickens together the rooster crows extra loud. And it is warm enough so Jan can work outside to make two extra tables for our Spring Presentation in May. Last year, Jan…

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Working with titanium

Working with titanium

Jan and I are thinking about using more titanium in our jewelry. Titanium is a great metal, very lightweight, it has a beautiful gray color and requires little maintenance. However it has problems too. It is very hard to saw and you cannot solder titanium….

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Black Beauty a tailor made bracelet

Black Beauty a tailor made bracelet

People often ask to take pictures while working on a piece of jewelry. Most of the time it doesn’t work out that way because I either forget to take pictures or they are too crummy to show. Any way … last week when Jan was working…

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Making rings!

Making rings!

During the weekend of September 21 and 22 Jan and I are going to participate in the Aalsmeer Kunstroute. There will be lots of artists and crafts people in locations who are often interesting in itself. Jan and I present our jewelry in a large…

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Edible flowers

Edible flowers

Right now my herb garden is at its best. Every day I use herbs such as mint, chives, oregano, parsley, rosemary and lemon balm. The Nasturtium is in full bloom and the flowers are not only decorative but also tastes delicious. What I also have…

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Meanwhile in our atelier …

Meanwhile in our atelier …

At the moment I’m working on a new design for a necklace, it’s all still in a very experimental stage … Much has happened since we are back from our holiday in Scotland. The new website is coming along just fine and is almost ready,…

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