February 12 2014 - 3:33 PM

Rijksstudio, the award-winning website of the Rijksmuseum has partnered with online marketplace Etsy.

foto1 Lingerie set by Norwegian Wood

The Rijksmuseum's Rijksstudio is a website containing more than 150,000 high-resolution images from its collection. All the images can be downloaded free of charge for personal and creative use. Rijksstudio has now joined forces with Etsy, the popular online marketplace for handmade and vintage products.

Etsy sellers go Rijksstudio

foto3 Photographic leaves by Puur AndersA number of Etsy sellers have already embraced Rijksstudio and made a range of quality products inspired by the rich Rijksmuseum collection. Norwegian Wood created a Rijksstudio lingerie set and a silk kimono, Puur Anders came up with unique designs for its photographic flowers and leaves, LAPHILIE designed a series of hand-painted plates, Oelwein created fine art prints and Tovicorrie made a leather clutch bag.

Visit Rijksstudio for more examples of Rijksstudio-inspired Etsy products.

What is Etsy?

Etsy is the world’s largest online marketplace platform for handmade and vintage goods. On Etsy, creative entrepreneurs, artists, and designers can open their own shop and reach an appreciative audience of over 30 million users worldwide. Started in 2005 by Rob Kalin, a furniture maker from Brooklyn, NY, Etsy has since grown up to be a worldwide community where people connect to buy and sell unique goods. Etsy’s goal is to re-imagine commerce in ways that build a more fulfilling and lasting world. Be part of the movement and start selling on Etsy today.

Try Etsy for free

bag Leather Clutch bag by TovicorrieRijksstudio and Etsy are keen to see their readers succeed in starting up their own Etsy shop. Therefore, we are not just offering you a chance to try Etsy and add your first twenty products to your shop for free, we will also make sure to check in with you, and offer you some one-time free personal advice on how to improve your shop and run an online business!

Claim your offer & open your Etsy shop today

Rijksstudio Award – Make your own Masterpiece

Rijksstudio challenges its visitors to come up with their own design and join the Rijksstudio Award design competition. Anyone can join and all art forms are allowed. The winner of the Rijksstudio Award will be the best design inspired by the Rijksmuseum's collection. Join now