“A Talk with Terhi Tolvanen”, Contemporary Art Jewellery Maker

“Nature & Culture, Rough & Elegance, Raw & Modesty” the work of Terhi Tolvanen in a nutshell.This time I had the honour to have lunch with Terhi Tolvanen from Finland, working in France and easily speaking Dutch because she lived for eighteen years in Amsterdam where she still spends a lot of her
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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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“The Dutch Jewel from 1965 until now” Exhibition in Arnhem, The Netherlands

The Exhibition will being held from 4th December 2009 until 7th March 2010, Museum Moderne Kunst, Arnhem

The museum started in the seventies buying and collecting Dutch Jewellery which in meantime became one of the main Jewellery Collections of The Netherlands. During this jewellery exhibition you take a look at the revolutionary developments of the Dutch designed jewellery starting at the sixties
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A Talk with Ruudt Peters, about his own Jewellery School & next coming Exhibitions

Last week I had a fascinating interview with Ruudt Peters, former Head of the Gold & Silversmithing Department of the Rietveld Academy of Art in  Amsterdam and until recently teacher at the Konstfade University College of Arts Stockholm. It truly became an interesting conversation about his jewellery, belief and the personal touch of teaching students.

I looked forward to the interview with Ruudt Peters was
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List of Museums with jewellery or gem collections

France

Germany

Italy

  • The Etruscan Museum of Villa Giullia, Piazzale di Villa Giullia 9, Rome (No official web-site, Castellani collection)

Netherlands

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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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