Think BIG

startofnewcareer PamAsselbergs|Three years ago I had no idea into which direction my design career would go. The only thing I did know, was that I did not want to spend the second part of my life behind a computer screen. Also I should use what I’d learned so far. My THNK-coach said: “Think BIG; a helicopter platform next to your studio.” After spending some time at the Rijksmuseum thinking about becoming a painter, I bumped into their small jewelry selection and those strange lamb-pearl earrings. I decided to design jewelry with hidden messages/metaphors and functional medical jewelryPhoto Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty Images Earrings Lamb on the book with seven seals, c . 1580, Rijksmuseum