Sanne de Vries is the goldsmith behind Juffrouw Dubois. Sanne graduated from the renowned school for gold and silver design and craftsmanship in Schoonhoven, the Netherlands. After working at a goldsmith’s / jewelry shop in the town of Doorn, she moved to Nicaragua where she established herself as Juffrouw Dubois. In her Managua atelier, Sanne worked side by side local goldsmiths. The techniques and craftsmanship they instilled in her became intimate part of Sanne’s way of working when she settled in Utrecht in 2011. Juffrouw Dubois designs collections, accepts tailor-made assignments and does repairs. Distinctive of Juffrouw Dubois’s work is the application of ceramics in her jewelry designs.
(Picture: Rob Huibers)