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10 Years of Charlotte

What started ten years ago as youthful pin jewelry is now becoming a valuable line. After all, Ehinger-Schwarz, the firm of inventors and manufacturers, works year for year on making its flexible jewelry system Charlotte more valuable. Named…

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Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School

A recent graduate who is selected straight out of school for a book portrait, international awards and distinctions, students invited individually to a special exhibition and the school itself, which was invited to represent its country

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Bizarre Jewelry with Baroque Pearls

‘Cartesian Devil’ brooch by Peter Vermandere ‘Herkules and Kakus’ pendant. Paris, approx. 1850 The central positioning of irregularly formed pearls in jewels has a tradition dating back centuries: in Mannerism they often represented…

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Books on Material That are Fun

After “Plastic”, “Glass” and “Wood”, “Metals” is now the fourth volume in a successful series of books on materials. It is a pathfinder for product knowledge with a wealth of ideas and…

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Galactic Jewelry – Galaxie

The most copied and still a hit: the pearl necklace “Galaxie” by pars pro toto puts its tenth birthday behind it and seems more than ever to have the makings of a classic. Designer Birgitta Schulz bears sole responsibility for all designs…

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Jewelry as an Identity Vehicle

Growing variety defines Portugal’s still relatively young jewelry design scene, which draws on other applied arts. Portugal’s history of contemporary jewelry is young. The first work in the field of modern jewelry design was not produced

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More than Stainless Steel Can Say

The marketing concept of the new German stainless steel jewelry maker TeNo is as clear and clean-cut as the material from which its jewelry is made. Self-confidently and with an eye toward results, a number of stores were opened in a very short

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Perlen Yukie: Cooperate Instead of Copy

The companies Perlen Yukie and Innopoint are joining forces: one supplies the pearls, the other produces the necklaces – and instead of copying one another they bundle their respective know-how to create a joint product. Always good ideas…

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Placed in Chains

The master goldsmiths Heike and Roland Simon are almost wholly dedicated to the art of chain making. Each piece that leaves their workshop in the small North Rhine-Westphalian town of Wegberg is handmade. Last year the master goldsmiths Heike…

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Porcelain: It’s in One Material

It is almost as if he had reinvented porcelain: work by the Belgian industrial designer, craftsman and artist Piet Stockman’s gives viewers a very new look at this traditional material. “Human shell”: the human body as a work of art Wall…

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Ruff Collars From Status Symbol to Sculpture

The very idea of wearing a 15 meter long, perfectly folded and starched collar is virtually inconceivable today. Yet these textile ruffs were highly fashionable in Europe in the 1600s and were, at times, so large that it was like wearing a millstone

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Shining Light Over South Africa

A bright light shone over the world of South African design for the seventh time when the DTC Shining Light Awards for Excellence in Diamond Jewellery Design came to elect its ten winners. 73 diamonds (sponsored by Rosy Blue) weighing a total…

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Susan Pietzsch: Simply Scrumptious

Strings of sweets, chocolate bars set in porcelain and bras made from colorful chocolate sweets – the diversity of the international confectionary industry serves as an endless source of inspiration for German jewelry designer Susan

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The Modern Art Of Gemstone Carving

Engraved gemstones as jewelry or a symbolic interpretation of the world and society around us have a long tradition. Until today, the art of gemstone engraving can be seen in many different forms and variations such as deep-cut intaglios or…

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The Modern Art of Gemstone Carving

The art of gemstone carving had its absolute heyday during the 19th century in Paris. The main center of the creative craft is now in Idar-Oberstein, where experts still pursue the profession. In a modern interpretation, gemstone engraving

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The Spirit of Werner Häring

Far from the attention-grabbing feather jewelry collections and surprising and unique jewelry items, the motto of the new Werner Häring collection is: Precious gold jewelry made in Germany. Self-taught, Pforzheim-based Werner Häring…

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Where Jewelry Resides

When you were a child, did you also have a secret trove in which you collected your favorite things? Stones you had gathered, little pictures or candy? Petra Ohnmacht designs caskets and packaging for precious treasures, offering jewelry