Arts and culture

Arts and culture

Erik showed profound interest in culture, history and art since a tender age. His interest in the works of Louis Couperus (1863-1923), a Dutch novelist at the turn of the 20th century comparable to Oscar Wilde and Gabriele d'Annunzio, started at high school and progressed into editorial board membership of Arabesken, the magazine of the Louis Couperus Society and eventually into general board membership of this society.

Erik also acted as editor of a spin-off initiative of the society: the blog, dedicated to turn of the century culture and history.

Royal Jewellery

Since 2007 Erik publishes regularly on royal jewellery collections in Europe.

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@allthingsroyal Correct, alleen de lauwerkrans is geen opdracht om een historisch juweel na te maken.

Boek over Steltman Juwelier bevestigt dat de basis van koningin Máxima’s huwelijksdiadeem in 1965 nieuw is gemaakt

New article: Oscar Massin the Dutch Royal Collection. With 3 new attributions to Massin in the sapphire parure, and…