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Hello Euro!

January 5th, 2011 by ketli

Now for 5 days we have new currency – Euro. One day before New Year Eve, our little daughter took secretly 25 kroons from her fathers pocket and presented us her excellent skills in working with scissors. My god, she was proud. Goodbye Estonian kroons!

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GRAM is opening their first show together

October 14th, 2010 by ketli

GRAM (Maarja Niinemägi, Linda al-Assi, Merle Kasonen, Kristiina Kibe, Marita Lumi, Kristel Kütt)- group of young Estonian contemorary jewellers sharing the studio are opening today their first exhibition together in the A-Gallery, Tallinn. The title of the exhibition is KABIIN (CABIN) and the show remains open until 8. November 2010.

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Museum of Evald Okas, Haapsalu Estonia

July 1st, 2010 by ketli

Absolutely worth of seeing museum, maybe something is boiling for me for the next year… Right now besides Evald Okas permanent collection on the second floor, on the first floor there is an exhibition of Hungarian contemporary art– 2 photographers and 2 painters.

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Unfashionable boys from Finland!

June 4th, 2010 by ketli

Today two Finnish “unfashionable boys”-as they call themselves- jewellery maker Kimmo Heikkilä and ceramist Risto Hämäläinen opened their exhibition “Must ja Valge ja…”(Black and White and…) in the Hop Gallery, Tallinn. The exhibition remains open until 22.06.2010. Open Thu-Tue 11-18.

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3 new colleagues!

June 4th, 2010 by ketli

Today 3 students of the jewellery and blacksmiths departement of the Estonian Academy of Arts had their portfolio presentations. I was asked to comment their works. Welcome on board! Nils Hint Annika Kedelauk(on the first picture) Rainer Kaasik-Aaslav Have a look at the other students works here. The exhibition of 5 blacksmiths will remain open in Müürivahe […]

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Coming soon- Kaire Rannik solo exhibition!

May 25th, 2010 by ketli

Kaire is going to show her new collection in the A-gallery. The exhibition will remain open until 21st of June in Tallinn. I already had a secret sneak-peak at the pieces- dramatic, beautiful, strong forms, monochrome colors and interesting combinations of materials.

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February 26th, 2010 by ketli

Estonia was celebrating. I spent a good day in the studio.

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Waiting for ice road!

February 6th, 2010 by ketli

Very soon ice road from the mainland to Hiiumaa will be opened, 25 km over the sea. We are looking forward! (On the picture Balaton lake after the heavy storm, no ice roads in Hungary)

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Books of propaganda II – Kihnu

February 3rd, 2010 by ketli

“Kihnu” by Enn Kärmas. Publishing House “Eesti Raamat”, Tallinn 1975. Book tells us that while belonging into friendly family of Soviet Union lots of things changed in this tiny Estonian island – now over the roofs are hanging new television aerials, in front of the houses new motorbikes have been parked, modern stoves are efficiently smoking fish. Washing machines and […]

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Miners’ country – books of propaganda I

January 28th, 2010 by ketli

“Man’s work determines the face and name of the country and soil, in which his roots are embedded.” Beautiful photo album including images of mines, workers, engineers and their families, how they lived, worked and how they spent their free time. What a fiction… Book by Samuil Migdal, graphic design Ülo Habicht. Published on 1968, […]

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