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Meanwhile in our atelier

Meanwhile in our atelier

Meanwhile in our atelier … The long gold earrings are slowly starting to take shape. In de photo Jan is working on making gold bezels for the 2 fire opals. Will be continued …

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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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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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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 In the meantime, this manual work has almost completely been replaced by laser equipment.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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A great custom order for a ebony pendant

A great custom order for a ebony pendant

Last week we received a great custom order to make an ebony pendant. The client, a woman, wrote her wishes to us via e-mail. On our site she had seen a pendant she liked, but unfortunately it was sold. She asked us if we wanted…

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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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Magazine Sieraad Art Fair Amsterdam 2017

Magazine Sieraad Art Fair Amsterdam 2017

Look how beautiful our ring is shown in the Magazine of Sieraad Art Fair 2017! Yes it’s the ring on the top right with the purple stone, an amethyst. In only a few weeks time Sieraad Art Fair will start! Jan and I are busy…

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Our booth at ARTzaanstad

Our booth at ARTzaanstad

After posting a few photos on Facebook, many of you asked to show more photos of our booth. Well here they are … our booth at ARTzaanstad! The design of the booth is my idea and we built it together. Here I am, like almost always, in…

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The story of the new old necklace

The story of the new old necklace

Ha, ha the story of the new old necklace ??? Recently a lady came by our atelier. It had been years since we had seen her. When I helped the lady out of her coat, both Jan and I immediately saw the necklace she was wearing. Oh…

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