Pearls of Makkum
Koninklijke Tichelaar Makkum has already completed a number of projects for the designer Alexander van Slobbe’s fashion label orson + bodil, such as the buttons for the 2005 collection and the hand-painted cap for the orson + bodil perfume bottle. This collaboration soon revealed that Alexander van Slobbe’s vision was at one with our ideas about the craft, the focus on history and the attention to quality. This led to the first joint project, Pearls of Makkum, the company’s first introduction to the world of fashion.
Pearls of Makkum is a series of enlarged, smoothed and half pearls in porcelain, finished with various glazes and decorations. The ‘pearls’ can be bought as a complete necklace, or worn separately. It is also possible to design your own unique ‘pearl necklace’, thanks to the variations in form and colour. The beauty of the necklaces with their unique colours and glazes is further enhanced by the luxury box designed by Irma Boom, who is responsible for the brand and house style of our company.