Froukje Idsardi


1964 Ternaard the Netherlands

Training / Education:

  • 1984- 1988 MTS Vakschool Schoonhoven the Netherlands
  • 1989- 1991 Guldsmede Hoiskolen Copenhagen Denmark

Work Experience:

  • 1992 until nowadays own workshop Delft
  • since 1992 Teaching Art College Zoetermeer the Netherlands

Exhibitions (Solo & Group Shows):

  • 1990 Kunst industrie Museum Copenhagen Denmark
  • 1991Gallery Metal Copenhagen Denmark
  • 1991 Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Holland
  • 1994 Kunst Rai Amsterdam Holland
  • 1996 Beeld en Aambeeld Enschede Holland
  • 2000Art of Gold project Ireland and Germany
  • 2001 Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Holland

Awards / Grants:

  • 1994 H. Overduin Award

Collections (Private & Museum):

  • The work was presented in the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, The Silver Museum Schoonhoven.the Netherlands Kunstindustrie Museum Copenhagen Denmark,


  • De Nieuwe Keten van de burgemeester 29 june 2001
  • Art of Gold project Craft Council Ireland

Artist Statement:

Froukje Idsardi forms most of her jewelry of a joining together of single small elements into a rhythmic whole. Her jewelry is composed from identical forms, some open some filled in.

Material is selected for its expressiveness and the tension of contrast.