“VIEREN-CELEBRATE”

HIGHLIGHTS The success of SIERAAD is to a large extent determined by the exhibitions. This year’s highlight was undoubtedly the exceptional exhibition “VIEREN-CELEBRATE” on the central axis with a special selection from the largest ethnological jewellery collection in...

RA-Books

We were not the only ones celebrating an anniversary. Galerie Ra, one of the prominent galleries specialized in contemporary jewellery design,  celebrated its 40th anniversary.  For this occasion owner and jewellery designer Paul Derrez displayed a historic overview...

ROYAL

ROYAL With this 15th edition SIERAAD has attracted attention at home and abroad, not least because one of the participants was of royal descent: designer and jewellery artist H.R.H. Princess Margarita de Bourbon de Parme. So it was hardly surprising that SIERAAD and...

ARCHITECT BECOMES A PIECE OF JEWELRY.

By Isabella van den Bos. After digging for an hour under a monument where celebrated citizens of the Mexican province of Jalosco are entombed, the gravediggers find the urn of Luis Barragán (1902-1988), one of Mexico’s greatest architects. The urn is opened and Jill...

HEARTBEAT AROUND YOUR FINGER.

by Isabella van den Bos A ring that lets you see and feel the heartbeat of your loved one and in real time too! An ideal piece of jewellery for people with a (long distance) relationship who want a romantic addition to FaceTime and Skype! The HB (Heart Beat) Ring of...

STREET JEWELLERY

By Isabella van den Bos As far as we are concerned we would like to see it more often, much more often: XXL jewellery in public spaces. The examples are mainly about scaling up, there is no question of developing new imagery. Neither is this necessary: it is...

PRACTICAL

By: Isabella van den Bos Sometimes jewellery will go beyond its elementary function of body adornment. When this is the case, the issue is not the question of beautiful and/or ugly (which in essence is not relevant, but that is another story, literally and...

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