‘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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Happy Easter!

The Hermitage A’dam, to enjoy the jewels & all these lovely eggs!  “Splendour and Glory, Art of the Russian Orthodox Church”. For more information about this exhibition, please read my former article about it. As said in that article; there’s a workshop  on 2o April only for children: painting eggs, minimum age 12 years, reservation necessary.
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“Splendour and Glory”, Hermitage Amsterdam

This beautiful exhibition “Splendour and Glory”, Art of the Russian Orthodox Church, at the Hermitage in Amsterdam will start tomorrow, 19 March, and will be on show until 16 September 2011.Perhaps you are amazed, but in this exhibition you’ll find quite some jewels. Let’s start with the 19th century Icon pictured above “Icon with our
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“Indian Jewellery”

Last week I held a lecture about “Indian Jewellery”, for the seven year old youngsters of the Nutsschool Zorgvliet because of their “World-children project week”. Today was their impressive presentation of it, together with what I call a true “catwalk”. I was amazed by everything the children remembered, the way they recalled it & the
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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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