Two years ago, the idea for the RIJKJE brand came about during a world trip, where designer Rijkje Vermeulen was inspired by the richness of symbols founded in ancient cultures and used by ancient tribes. A combination of personal and ancient symbols of power and spirituality,which are just as relevant today as thousands of years ago,are thebasis for her own jewelry brand. The jewelry of RIJKJE are modern amulets that enrich life day and night. The debut collection Breathless Kisses focuses on spirituality and sexuality.
The body chainwith different symbols ensures that you feel sexy and glamorous. The Buddha creates spirituality in its own way and leads you to various insights. The mouth, the second glow symbolizes the door to the soul. In addition, the beauty of the skin is accentuated with precious materials,sumptuous jewelry made in the Netherlandsas the only silver factory there is and in a small family business in India that specialises in jewellery. Rijkje Vermeulen her passion for the profession was fueled at a young age by her father and grandfather. After years of browsing through her grandparents’ store, Rijkje trained as a goldsmith at the renowned Schoonhoven Academy and then graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. A few years ago, Rijkje worked as a jewelery designer for various international high-end fashion brands.