Summer School at ATN, 3 -10 July 2011 Amsterdam

“1KG of…., the value and weight of jewellery, searching for a new context”

Are  you looking for a fresh design adventure? A one week programme with interesting lectures & experimental workshops will be organized for only 12 international participants and will be held in English, French, German, Dutch and Estonia.  Sign in at  the
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“New View on Jewellery”

I immediately link you through to the web-site of 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.


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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“The Immortal Alexander The Great” at Hermitage Amsterdam

The exhibition “The Immortal Alexander The Great”, on display until 18 March 2011, shows 350 masterpieces. Amongst others the famous Gonzaga cameo, a large number of beautiful other cameos and intaglio seal rings, golden objects, army attributes, paintings, tapestry and great information about the expedition he made  with his army, consisting of 50.000 soldiers with whom he conquered Syria, Egypt,
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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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