MOMIQ is proud to have two outstanding ambassadors, both known and admired for their in-depth knowledge in their specialized fields. They provide MOMIQ with their advice on furniture and textiles.

Ambassador textiles:
Marianne Tuerlings
Marianne Tuerlings is Honorary Consul of the Kyrgyz Republic and for more than 10 years owner of Shirdak, a unique shop in the heart of Amsterdam specialized in textiles from the old Silk Road. Marianne frequently travels to Central Asia to collect the special textile products herself. She has a broad knowledge about the symbolic and historical meanings found on old textiles. For more information please visit her website


Photography sunna & marcvanpraag

Ambassador furniture:
Nicole Verkade-Schraven
Nicole Verkade-Schraven is an independent art consultant based in Amsterdam. She is former Associate Director, Auctioneer and Head of the Furniture & Decorative Arts department at Christie’s with an experience over 21 years in the international art market. She negotiated private sales to museums and collectors and secured and sold high profile collections, building a reputation for dedicated client care and an extensive knowledge of the international market. Her expertise includes European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture, Works of Art from all periods. 


from momiq with love