The fantastic stained glass work by Koen Koning

Houten, Netherlands – The Dutch artist Koen Koning took a master class in stained glass ten years ago. Since then he started what he calls “fanglastisch” designs. With his Dutch humor he explains: “fantastisch means fantastic and glas, glass. So I came […]

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Enamelling with Mana Ottmer – the Georgian jewellery designer talked me through the ancient technique of Enamel.

Houten, The Netherlands. Apart from her divine culinary, Mana Ottmer is also known for jewellery designing. She uses the ancient technique of Cloisonné Enamel.   According to the Association of Dutch Enamelers (Vereniging van Nederlandse Emailleurs): “The cloisonné technique was already applied in the 5th […]

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