Articles tagged with: Dutch

TIER, a must-see exhibition of the Dutch Taxidermy duo Darwin, Sinke & van Tongeren!

By Esther Ligthart on Saturday, 17 June 2017, in Stories

TIER, a must-see exhibition of the Dutch Taxidermy duo Darwin, Sinke & van Tongeren!

The TIER exhibition of Darwin, Sinke & van Tongeren and Armando is held at the MOA Museum, situated in a lovely park just outside Utrecht. The park and the museum are beautiful, the area is so green and a magnificent example of the age of Enlightenment and worth a visit even without this wonderful exhibition, but as I am huge fan and deeply intrigued by the work of the Dutch taxidermists artistic displays, I did not want to miss the opportunity to see their artwork with animals from up close!

Is jewelry the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day?

By Esther Ligthart on Thursday, 13 February 2014, in Inspiration, Stories

Is jewelry the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day is about love. Yes, definitely. But this wasn’t always the case. It has a long history which has nothing to do with love but everything with lovely storytelling :-). The origins of this *tsunami of love day* are found in the Cristian culture.

Blue jewelry, fit for queens and ordinary people

By Esther Ligthart on Friday, 03 January 2014, in Inspiration

Blue jewelry, fit for queens and ordinary people

Blue; colour of the sky and of the deep seas.  And a favorite color amongst royalty and just the ordinary people like you and me. In the U.S. and in Europe blue gets most commonly associated with harmony, faithfulness and confidence.

Record at the Dutch Antiques Roadshow! Necklace is Worth 125.000 euro.

By Esther Ligthart on Wednesday, 06 November 2013, in News

Record at the Dutch Antiques Roadshow! Necklace is Worth 125.000 euro.

It's one of those moments I guess that you always wait for when watching the Antiques Road show. The find! The priceless vase, the painting from auntie Joan is really a Dutch masterpiece. Things like that. And so last week I was thrilled to read that a necklace was found and was valued 125.000 euro.

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