Goldsmith & Gem-cutter Tobias Ueberschaer, Germany.

“Stones always take centre-stage in my designs”. Gemstones have always been the centre of Tobias’s desire, actually started collecting them when he was child. Since he was a student Tobias’s dealing in stones. Since he was a student Tobias’s dealing in stones. Reminding him of the first perfect 20-carat Tanzanite he bought, as a second year student, spending a one-year salary
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“Beautiful Gem-set Rings by Debora Leeser” The Netherlands

Three loose parts…and create an exchangeable gem-set ring!

Debora Leeser, 24, is the  youngest descendant of the famous Dutch diamond Family Gassan, created this collection. As a subject for final project to the AMFI (Amsterdam Fashion Institute) she launghed this project! The rings of Debora Leeser are constructed by three loose parts; consisting of the ring, a
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International Jewellery Art Fair “Sieraad Art Fair”, 4-7 November 2010, Amsterdam

With many eye-catchers this year! Fifty nominated pieces of the prestigious design competition “New Traditional Jewellery”, an exhibition from the German craftsmen school “Fachhochschule” and “Saimaa University of applied Sciences, Fine Arts & Jewellery” from Finland. Next to jewellery from The Netherlands many pieces of International artists on display & for sale, coming
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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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“A Talk with Ted Noten”, Dutch Jewellery designer

“It’s not only about creating something beautiful, it has to tricker as well” Well, where shall I start…there’s so much to tell! My goodness what an impressive, talented, highly professional, active & funny atelier!

Just back from his exhibition at SODA, Istanbul, and already finished his latest exhibition in Gent & meanwhile finishing the boxes of the “Be nice to
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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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