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On Sunday …

On Sunday …

What are we doing today you wonder? Making tables for our upcoming SPRING PRESENTATION. Always a challenge, to come up with something new to show of our jewelry! We bought 2 thick oak planks, planed them smooth and put oil on them. As I write…

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Remember the Lapis Lazuli?

Remember the Lapis Lazuli?

A few weeks ago I showed you this strand of Lapai Lazuli beads. This is the natural color, by that I mean the beads are not painted blue … the Lapis stones have in some places a tiny dot of (gold) pyrite and have a…

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Colorful and austere jewelery

Colorful and austere jewelery

Are colorful and austere words that go together? In the case of the jewelery of Ingeborg Vandamme, I think both words are certainly applicable. And what a wonderful mix of materials and techniques Ingeborg uses in her jewelry. Ingeborg Vandamme lives and works in Amsterdam….

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Work in progress

Work in progress

Museum De Buitenplaats in Eelde, The Netherlands has asked us to design and make some pieces of jewelry for their Museum shop. That is we were asked  to make a proposal for a brooch, pendant and earrings … Museum De Buitenplaats As a starting point…

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Jewelry at Design Fair OBJECT Rotterdam

Jewelry at Design Fair OBJECT Rotterdam

OBJECT Rotterdam Design Fair February 9-12, 2012 OBJECT Rotterdam a Design Fair with a mixture of, crafts, fashion, design, architecture and art. Good to see jewelry makers Judith Bloedjes and Ineke Otten participate in this Fair. The work of Judith Bloedjes includes unique jewelry and…

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Classes by a Master Metalsmith

Classes by a Master Metalsmith

As some of you may know my partner Jan Kerkstra teaches Metalsmithing classes  in the Centrum voor de Kunsten in Drachten, The Netherlands. With great enthusiasm he tries to convey his love for the craft of jewelery making. Until the end of February, 2012 you…

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Jewelry by Myung Urso

Jewelry by Myung Urso

Every now and then you come across incredible jewelry and you think WOW! This is such work … Neckpiece COMBINATION by Myung Urso Bracelets Neckpiece Wraparound Neckpiece STRATE More work by Myung Urso on her site

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A new brooch inspired by Azzedine Alaïa

A new brooch inspired by Azzedine Alaïa

This is Alaïa a new sterling silver brooch we made recently. The brooch is inspired by a detail of the dress by fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa.

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Work in progress

Work in progress

January is always a quiet month in our Atelier. Maybe everyone still needs to find his or her rhythm in the new year … However, we currently have a couple of nice orders including  a request of a client to look for  a nice strand…

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The choice of Mr. X

The choice of Mr. X

A few weeks ago I wrote about Mr. X from Odessa, Florida who wanted to give his wife a brooch for her birthday. His wishes were simple and clear, please make me a brooch made ​​of wood, silver and maybe a fern leaf. So that’s…

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