Birgit Laken

I strive for it, the emotional impulse, which gave me the energy to work out my idea, being perceptible in the results. Then there will be communication possible on another level.
It can bring out something to the wearer or the contemplator.
For this reason, jewellery, so close to our body, is a valuable exchange of thoughts and feelings.

1972-76  Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam NL
1967-72  Royal Academy of Art, the Hague NL

2009 Espace Solidor Cagnes-sur-Mer F
2008 Galeria Reverso, Lissabon, PT, ‘Signs from nature’
2007 State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg RU
2007 Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim DE, ‘Art is flowering’
2006 V&A, London UK, ‘Collect’ with Galerie Ra
2005 Chateau-Musée Grimaldi, Cagnes-sur-Mer F. ‘L’or bijoux d’Europe’ (catalogue)
2004 Galerie Ramakers, Den Haag NL, ‘When summer has almost gone’         

Museum Collections
Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem NL
Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem NL
Museum für Kunsthandwerk, Frankfurt DE
Centraal Museum, Utrecht NL
Cleveland Countymuseum, Middlesborough UK
Kunstindustriemuseum, Oslo NO
Kunstindustriemuseum, Trondheim NO
Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim DE
Museum CODA, Apeldoorn NL
Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam NL
Gemeente Museum, the Hague NL
Musée de l’Horlogerie et d’Emaillerie, Genève CH
Kunstgewerbemuseum, Berlijn DE
Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York USA
Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Montreal C




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