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June 27th 2017
Intertwined – Susanna Bauer

Delicate crocheted connections, showing a fragile balance between vulnerability & strength. It’s almost like the tenderness & tension in human connections. Exhibition Rijswijk Textile Biennale until September 24, 2017 Art Susanna Bauer

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June 16th 2017
Dog 4 Wolf

Doggy signeting for son Wolf (should I add stones for the eyes?).

June 16th 2017
Work with Philip Sajet

These rings are by one of my favorite designers, who is approaching the field between craft & art. For November 2017, I’ve arranged an apprenticeship at his place near Perpignan (where he lives with another great jewelry designer). We’re going to do one big project together, can’t wait, yippee ki-yay! Art Philip Sajet.

May 16th 2017
Yes I Did! my first wedding band

A new milestone: my first wedding ring and it felt like an honour since someone will be wearing it for the rest of his life. The burly letters ‘L&P ONE HELLO’ are designed and modified in Illustrator & Rhino 5.5 and 3D-printed for 20 hours in the finest 12 micron solidscape wax. The print was burnt for another 15 hours, then 18k white gold was poured into that mold. An 18k yellow golden ring fits snuggly in the letterring. Two tiny 18k rings were soldered at the ends to make sure they fill up for 100% with many gold peonies. The inside is polished, the outside frosted.

May 16th 2017
Plastic fantastic

Two pieces of funky jewelry designed by a real mastodont. Jewelry design Bruce Metcalf

May 11th 2017
Stiltedoosje – Box of Silence

In his last days my father mostly smiled. This kind of smile, very peaceful. I decided to make a box of silence from these memories. It took me two months to perfectly shape, solder, carve, polish, lacquer, and gild the little sculpture. Quite some things to keep you busy. I gave my piece of sweet & tears away to one of my dearest friends who said it reflects his face. Material 1st grade silver, 18k gold-plated

May 11th 2017
Wish 4 Love

I was invited for a sweet LOVE-party in Amsterdam, so I made this present out of a rhodium-dipped 1st grade silver wishbone and a polished brass heart. For Nienke.

May 10th 2017
Roll a pearl around your mouth and it slowly reveals the dreams of its oyster

A school project: sawing and soldering of three square-wire same-size rings, drilled at exactly the same spot so to add 4 silver wires. I hand-drilled 1 mm holes in the seed pearls (try that!). After polishing, the silver was rhodium-dipped (like white gold) and the pearls were glued onto 1mm poles.

May 10th 2017
Big bracelet

1st Grade silver bracelet with a 3.12 carat smoky quartz set next to the polished hammered hemisphere. I forged the band (left) and frosted it with just a Scotchbride.

May 9th 2017
The perfect stroke

Love this work. Art Vincent de Boer Exhibition Unruly Suspects, from May 12, 2017 at Unruly Gallery

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