biographical jewels

Witches' Broom

My mom’s boyfriend commissioned a witches’ broom for her 85th B’Day. Such a funny request. I’ve carved the two-sided broom in wax (0,5 gram) and transformed it into 8 gr 18k gold (with silver cord)

GEEF MIJN Portie maar aan fikkie

Bracelet for someone who discovered she had a brain tumor. Luckily an innocent one. After the operation, as soon as she will feel great again, I’ll take the plastic letters off, so a silver and gold arm piece remains. ‘Geef mijn portie maar aan Fikkie’ means something like ‘I’m fucked and wish someone else would take this part over from me’. Plastic, silver, 18k gold.

aphrodites

in ancient greece the emerald was linked to the goddess of love. when the wearer was unfaithful, the emerald would change colour and betray her. emeralds set in 24kt gold with uncut diamonds in 18kt.

O-Y-BIKE-CHAIN

BIKE chain for a man who is bicycling from the netherlands to rome. the lock reads O-Y: Only you. AAA 0.8 cm pearls, silver. size 53 cm

turning 21

a family tradition: pearls for a 21 year old girl’s Birthday. recycled 14kt gold with silver light baroque 7,5mm pearls

I got the w!

Two golden links in a silver bracelet for a bride to be. The lock reads ‘i got the w’. 18kt gold, silver

3 generations

Love of Three PamsLab

three layers of silver hearts symbolizing three generations with a little heart of gold on top, For a special grandma.

SHOOT THE APPLES

cufflinks for a man who likes to hunt and win. silver, 18kt (recycled) Gold

BRAVE FORWARD

MoedigVoorwaarts PamsLab

40 grams of recycled 18kt gold (from granny’s jewels) turned into a 127 cm long necklace. the locks hide 4 inscriptions by both daughters. the lock hides the clients motto: ‘BRAVE FORWARD’

COURAGE

COURAGE4 PamsLab

18kt (recycled) Gold earrings for a woman who emigrated from the USA to the netherlands after her divorce to start a new life with her first beau: reading:
‘Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply, gives you courage’.

BFF II

MosEmeralds PamsLab

my bff – who saved these pearls from some old earrings – asked for elegant ear pins for daily use. 14kt gold, emeralds, rough diamonds, pearls

You'RE MINES

You'reMines PamsLab

18kt and pearl Sea Mine earrings, ordered by a husband for his wife at their 25th wedding anniversary. These guys have quite an explosive relationship but love each other ’till death do us part’.

resilience

resilience PamsLab

A beautiful 70 yr old lady came into the atelier for a special jewel. She lost her husband and now wanted her strength expressed. She asked me to add some of her birthstones. Since she also really liked the beach and the dunes, three layers of gold marram grass are waving in the same direction, as a symbol of her resilience & strength. Material 18kt gold, sapphires

I'll Keep an eye on you

StevenCries PamsLab

Memory-pendants made of a drawing by my friend artist steven oprinsen who passed away in 2020. for both his daughters. silver, 18kt gold

Rinie's Heart

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He died so unexpected and his wife wanted to keep his ashes in a heart the size of her hand. i thought it would have been beautiful to cover the heart with intimate WhatsApp messages in a curly font but she preferred a fingerpr. Silver, 18kt gold, black diamond

SPACE IN ME

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the lady who bought this big ring had the favourite lines of her husband hand-engraved in it. she is wearing it at her pinkie. this ring can stand on it’s base. rock crystal, silver

diamond dust

DoubleDiamondDust PamsLab

A grandma wanted to give her grand daughter an organic ring set with multiple stones. Diamonds, 18kt gold

portrait (gerard)

Gerard brooche in ink Pams Lab

Commissioned gold brooche with a heart-lock. After I drew his portrait (50 x 70 cm), I digitalized it, and created a 1.2 mm gold wire portrait with 35 joints. recycled 18kt gold

age as given me me

Age Has Given Me Me PamsLab

portrait of marina – mad men style. this high gloss gold brooche was made of 5 grams 18kt gold with seed pearls. size ± 5 x 5 cm

 

 

BFF Mo

Mo FRONT PamsLab
Mo Back PamsLab
Mo Proces PamAsselbergs


this portrait brooche was commissioned as one of two for a 25th wedding anniversary. VERY ROMANTIC MOMENT WHEN HE SAID HE WILL TAKE HER BROOCHE INTO HIS GRAVE. 18kt gold, brown diamond

symbols 4 hope

Symbols4HopeW PamAsselbergs

18kt (recycled family) gold and silver modern charm bracelet for a texan student ordered by her mom. together with the mother i designed 40 symbols, visualizing hope’s life.

lady justice

Mermaid Justice PamsLab

As a little child, she adored little mermaid Ariel. this bracelet is for her american law degree. recycled 18kt gold, silver, diamond

LUNA

LunaBIO PamsLab

Sphinx cocktail ring. The cat was first hand-carved in wax (watch the process at ‘behind the scenes’) until it looked like the client’s pet. a tiny 3D-scan of the husband in gold, sat on the back of the cat, but she preferred just the cat. 18kt gold, colored diamonds.

dog 4 WOLF

Dogring PamA

my son loves dogs but i did not want to mother a dog, so to make up i’ve made him this piece. silver, 18kt gold

LODEWIJK

Lodewijkbracelet PamsLab

a couple of Months before my father died, I started on this portrait-lock bracelet for my mother’s 80th birthday. she wears it now with a new beau on her side. the gold was recycled from a traditional Dutch head clasp and the beautiful antique 1cm corals are recycled from an antique Dutch necklace which I found on the web.. 18kt gold, precious corals 

39 stars in heaven

Petra PamsLab

After her husband passed away, she asked me to make her a memory ring from both their 14kt white gold wedding bands. I turned them inside out, joined them by a gold ring symbolizing their daughter. 15 big diamonds were added for the daughter’s age and 24 small diamonds as they were married for 39 years.

NIL VOLENTIBUS ARDUUM

Elke PamsLab

‘NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE TO THE BRAVE’. stamped ring for a 15 year old girl in memory of her father. 18kT GOLD yellow and WHITE GOLD, VVSI DIAMOND.

wedding bells

Wedding Bells PamAsselbergs

Big mama pearls customized for a very petite lady who married during her cancer treatment. diamonds, 18kt gold, light baroque pearls