“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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Exhibition “Lingam”, Catharijneconvent Utrecht, The Netherlands

A true beauty that makes you think! Guest conservator Ruudt Peters succeeded as no-one else to create an exhibition so refreshing, delicate, fragile, warm and beautiful on a subject that is so sensitive to discuss. Due to the enormous diversity of interpretations of lingams by artists from all over the world, the serene context of
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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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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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