‘Costume Jewellery, Asian jewellery, Haute Joaillerie, Pearls and a 19th Century Collection”

‘Long time no see’ will be your thought! That’s right, this year I took a unique long Summer holiday! Enjoying the beach, prairie and spending family life at the country-side (‘Jardin de la terre …un petite coin perdu..’), visiting many beautiful exhibitions & reading the books that arrived on my desk. Lovely,
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‘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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Gem-Session 3 “Inclusions”

Gemstones are beloved and costly, not only because of their colour and play of light within, but also because of their durability and rarity. Inclusions in impressive gemstones are often  seen as ‘pollution’ or as a ‘blot’, but to gemmologists inclusions may tell so much about a gemstone and even in unique situations they are the true
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‘Christmas ‘n Cookie Fair’ at The Lloyds Hotel, Amsterdam & Jewellery books!Arnoldsche Art Publishers

With the Christmas holiday in my mind I would like to make you aware of the beautiful jewellery book collection of Arnoldsche Art Publishers! No matter which book you will choose, the quality is always of a very high level with the most amazing pictures and interesting text. So, with a present of them
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Lisa Walker received Francoise van Den Bosch Award! Now at Exhibition the Cobra Museum!

My heartfelt congratulations to Lisa Walker of New Zealand for receiving the impressive Francoise van Den-Bosch award! The award she lately received at the opening of her solo exhibition at the Cobra museum in Amstelveen, near Amsterdam (NL). The exhibition shows a funny, colourful and refreshing collection of re-used materials made into assemblages made over the last year. A beautiful
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About

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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