earth

I’m the ‘Beauty in the Dust’

The beauty in the dust “The moon is bland in colour. I call it shades of grey … And to find orange soil on the moon was a surprise.” Gene Cernan, astronaut, Apollo 10, Apollo 17 When artist Yvonne de Wit came to South Africa from her native Netherlands, it was with an open mind […]

Also online available

Original Designer Jewelry (jewellery) in Private Art Gallery, Napier, SouthAfrica For online purchase contact via website or (within South Africa): Faithful to Nature Pictured: earrings, necklace, pendant, studs and ring Materials: Sterling Silver, Brass and naturally bonded soil particles from diverse origin within South Africa

Out of the blue

And suddenly, out of the blue, I sold for the first time a ring to somebody from  nearby Bredasdorp. There is this English expression: ‘one sheep follows another’. The Dutch say: “If there is one sheep over the barrier the rest will follow”. Curious now if all women from Bredasdorp will wear one of her rings in […]

Some details

Model (face not visible):  Maggy Hopefully our Private Gallery in which my complete collection will be on display will be open (on appointment) from Easter onwards. The waiting is for the track lights … and who waits in the Western Cape, South Africa can sometimes wait a long, long time… 😉 Private Gallery is ideally […]

Some of my Down to Earth Collection

Materials: South African Sterling Silver, soil and crushed rock particles (naturally bonded). Displayed on hand grained glasses and bottles. Online available at Faithful to Nature or (on appointment) at Private Gallery in Napier, Western Cape, South Africa. See also this page for more addresses.

Some model pictures featuring my jewellery

Gabrielskloof preview in black and white

From 16 to 18 December I participate in the ‘Our Favourite Things’ event at Gabrielskloof in Botrivier, Western Cape, South Africa. Gabrielskloof is a ‘highly acclaimed’ olive and wine farm with an own upmarket restaurant. For the seventh time in succession the owners organise this market (all participants are selected!!!). For me it’s the second time and […]