Antique Anvil

A new addition to Yvonne’s workshop is an antique anvil. It’s a miniature one for fine jewellery making. Yvonne works preferable with ancient tools for these give her the feeling of real jewellery craft. “And my customers experience it as such. It’s different from the laser cut and casted mass produced items that are for […]

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The inspirational location

We are located in Napier, Western Cape, South Africa along the main road between Cape Town (90 minutes if no traffic jam) and Cape Agulhas (40 minutes with rural traffic jam). Tourists tend to rush pass our village on their way to their mainstream destination. But more and more explorers amongst those travellers are discovering […]

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Detour

3 Famous #Dutch #actors made a detour between Oudshoorn and Cape Town. Just to visit our #gallery and buying Yvonne’s studs. #jewellery #art

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Locally sourced photo model

Yesterday first test shoot with locally sourced model Zeta. It went well and we had a lot of fun. Zeta shows merely the retro (#steampunk) range handmade of recycled plumbing material added with a few items of the #downtoearth #signature line. BTW 1; most of the pictures are still not fully processed.  BTW 2; We always source photo […]

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Book sales

Thanks to those who ordered one (or two). Distribution from tomorrow onwards. 28 Pictures of Napier and surrounds. Only 2 books left. Book in hardcover and in box. R 800.00 each. Published in a limited edition of 51 including one for ourselves.  28 Pictures. Numbered and signed. P.S. Within a few hours after sharing this […]

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Color temperature

Sunrise in the West. (Friday morning 8 September 2017 around 6:45 local time at Sandfontein near Napier, South Africa). Almost unreal but that is the influence of the color temperature of the sky at that specific moment. Hardly needed processing. ISO 100 A11 S 1/60 Sony A77 Zeiss 300mm. Only one print (on order) available. […]

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