In recent years, Pauline Barendse and Jan Matthesius specialize in Memory Keepers which are small objects to wear or to put down.The need for hand urns, small mourning objects, mourning jewelry is growing. Figuring out these objects requires peace, space and time. The smallest details are important; from color to size, everything should be 100% correct.In 2012 Pauline Barendse presented a small collection of hand urns in Palace Oranienbaum. They were presented in the mourning chamber of the Palace, like small pearls. For many visitors, this was the first time they came into contact with these items.The mourning objects are made in consultation with you. There are a lot of possibilities. In addition to different materials, choices can be made to process a piece of fabric, ashes of a human or animal, a note or a text in braille.
DROPS OF MEMORY
These “Drops” can be filled with any desired memory
Outside and inside form a relationship that is seemingly neutral
Only if explained what is inside, you know the true story of this object
They are pleasant to the touch, easy to carry around
To treasure it wherever you are
Selecting these objects requires peace, space and time. The smallest details are important. From the color to the size, everything has to be 100% correct. In 2012 Pauline Barendse presented a small series of sharing urns in Palace of 'Oranienbaum', Germany.
Presented as small pearls in. For many visitors this was the first time they came into contact with these kinds of objects.
The mourning objects are made in consultation with you, a lot is possible. In addition to different materials, a piece of fabric can be processed, ashes of a human or animal, a note, a text in braille...