Our Story

Over a decade of fabulous handmade ceramics

Established in 2006 by Hampshire based designer Piet van den Beuken and her husband, Monty Abram, Roelofs & Rubens is a successful supplier of handmade and hand decorated blue and white (and colour) ceramic hanging decorations.

Piet studied Architectural Design at St Joost Academy of Art Breda and Graphic Design at the Rietveld Academy of Art Amsterdam. Through her own love of ceramics, she discovered a gap in the market for something that was both contemporary in design and beautifully unique.

Being Dutch, Piet admits that the much-loved Delft Blue of Holland holds a special place in her heart and has influenced her to work with the distinctive blue and white palette, ‘Our fabulous decoration collections are all handmade and hand decorated to an excellent standard. The striking blue and white colour scheme will complement your home whilst our original and exciting designs bring a fresh look’.

Roelofs & Rubens ceramic decorations can be mixed and matched with each other and work perfectly in any interior.  They make beautiful keepsake gifts for all occasions, or as a treat for yourself or someone special.  New shapes and unique designs are frequently added to the range and Piet loves to experiment with painting techniques, to produce stencils and stamps.  Working with a small team from their Hampshire Studio, the range has grown and now includes a much loved Christmas Collection and a Bespoke Collection that celebrates famous landmarks, buildings and many other places of interest.

Where it’s made

We are based in Berkshire, in a lovely home studio surrounded by countryside. Our kiln is housed in the ‘Firing Garage’ next to the house.

Our nearest major town is Newbury in Berkshire and the M4/A34 Junction 13.

We are always happy to welcoming people to our studio. If you would like to visit please call Monty on 01488 668154 to arrange an appointment or take a look at our ‘Events’ page to see where and when we are exhibiting.

Want to know more?

On this website you can admire our wide range of unique hanging decorations and purchase through our web shop.

We also do special commissions and always willing to make a bespoke design or personalise an existing decoration. To receive a quote please send us an email through info@roelofsrubens.co.uk or give us a call on 01488 668154 to discuss your requirement in more detail.