Martine Viergever studied goldsmithing techniques at ‘ROC Vakschool voor Goudsmeden’ in Schoonhoven. She continued her studies at the Fashion department (‘Forecast’) of the ‘Willem de Kooning Art Academy’ in Rotterdam which she completed cum laude in 2003. Martine Viergever composes her collections as if she were a curator. Universal recognition, nostalgia and humour are conditions for jewellery to be able to appeal. Her designs aim to question valuability, wearability and aesthetics.
Every jewellery piece is handcrafted at Martine Viergever’s studio in Rotterdam and executed in high-quality materials. Besides working on her own collections, Martine is commissioned by fashion designers such as Monique van Heist and Francisco van Benthum, as well as by fashion labels like G-Star en Gsus to develop jewellery collections. Her work has been purchased by several Dutch musea.