Femke Boschker's Profile
I’m a Dutch jewelry designer and goldsmith. I studied to become a goldsmith at the Vakschool in Schoonhoven (“silver city”) in the Netherlands. After several years working as a goldsmith, I continued to develop and increase my expressive capacity. I later studied and received my bachelors degree as educator visual arts and design at the School of the Arts in Utrecht.
I use traditional materials such as gold, silver, precious stones and pearls, but also rare types of wood, old materials and paper play a role in my work. I like to combine these different elements and finishes in a piece, resulting in unique jewelry with a warmth and a certain degree of simplicity.
Over the years, I have created several series each with it’s own inspiration sources: e.g. medieval motifs, re-use of old jewelry and materials, construction as a decorative element…
- Born on May 25
- Joined November 24, 2011
- Femke Boschker
- Gouda, Netherlands