‘Serpentina, Snake Jewellery from around the World’, until 26 February in Pforzheim

Until 26th February this month the exhibition ‘Serpentina, Snake Jewellery from around the World’ is on display at the Schmuckmuseum in Pforzheim (The Jewellery museum), Germany. Accompanying this exhibition there’s an extremely interesting beautiful book written by Fritz Falk, which I would like to discuss on my blog today.As you know I’m impressed by
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“Gold”, exhibition curated by Aziz Bekkaoui at Catherijneconvent, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Exhibition “Gold” on display at the Catherijneconvent Utrecht, until 6 Januari 2011.

 Aziz’s vision of gold, the most desired metal since time immemorial! Protecting, adoring, symbol, power & show are theme’s where gold is related with. Sometimes symbolic and sometimes as a true fact. Crowns, sceptres, icons, masks, olympic medals, even an Ipod or day-crème are made of or
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Several, jewellery related, interesting exhibitions in London

“Painting History: Delaroche and Lady Jane Grey” National Gallery, Sainsbury Wing London 24 February – 23 May 2010

Paintings with beautiful detailed jewels! Although this exhibition is not about jewellery, it is evident that if you really want to learn about jewellery from the past you’ve got to look at historical interesting detailed paintings. This exhibition features seven major
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World Digital Library

In between all the old documents at “World Digital Library” there are so many real beauties, also for our world of jewellery!

This online project by The American National Library of Congress, with the aid of amongst others UNESCO and libraries from more over than thirty countries, this Internet-website includes manuscripts, maps, rare books, photos, architectural drawings,
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Margriet Sopers

Margriet Sopers, FGA

Having a diploma in jewellery, FGA and a propaedeutic of the Academy of Art followed-up by interesting years as a jewellery expert at Sotheby's & Gemeentelijke Krediet Bank, as well as being a member for years of the Society of Jewellery Historians, I am glad to share with you today's world of jewellery.

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