“Galerie Louise Smit at Collect 2011”, 5-9 May 2011, Saatchi Gallery London

Tomorrow “Collect 2011” will start at Saatchi Gallery London until 9th May 2011. Enjoy on-line already the highlights of the collection of Galerie Louise Smit presenting at Collect 2011, stand 1.08 2nd floor, Saatchi Gallery London. Tickets for this event are online available. Louise Smit will presenting Iris
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“New View on Jewellery”

I immediately link you through to the web-site of Design.nl where you can read the article of the meeting of international jewellery experts discussing “the state of Art Jewellery”, held 10 March 2011  at Premsela in Amsterdam.


Retro Camera App on Your Smartphone….Ideal for Jewellery!

Woww!! Techniques of today are impressive and true toys for those who love to play with it!If you have a Smartphone you’ve got to add the app of ‘Retro Camera’, €2.70 and also free variants are available,  and photos like this are yours within a second. This picture is made by the model called “The
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“Fritz Maierhofer 70 rings” until 23 April at Caroline van Hoek Gallery, Brussels

For more information about this collection and exhibitions by Caroline van Hoek Gallery, please click here. For more information about Fritz Maierhofer I recommend the book “Fritz Maierhofer Gold und Silberschmied”, as far as I know only available in German.


TEFAF until 27th March 2011, with my special interest for Otto Jakob & Hemmerle

As you know in meantime I am a true fan of the TEFAF Maastricht, The Netherlands. Each year The Fine Art Fair ‘TEFAF’  manages to gather so much beauty from all over the world of all the disciplines you can think of… it’s breath taken & dazzling! And so there are very much jewels from all centuries of
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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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