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Annemarie Reinhold

Annemarie Reinhold Silversmith
Contact
English, German
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+353 862620450
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Preserving nature in silver

  • • Annemarie seeks inspiration in the natural world
  • • She perfected her skills with metal tutor Michael Cunningham
  • • She was a Young Ambassador at Homo Faber 2018 in Venice

Moved by the constant flux of the natural world from growth to decay, Annemarie Reinhold uses the durable qualities of silver to preserve those fragile moments. Her passion for nature began as a child. “I’m from a very small village in Germany and I grew up surrounded by nature: near mountains and forests, and with the flowers of my grandparents’ flower shop and my mum’s Christmas wreaths.” Taking inspiration from the leaves on the trees, she started taking photos and experimenting with shapes and materials. To improve her English she moved to Ireland, and there, wanting to do something creative, she applied for a course in art, craft and design at the Grennan Mill Craft School in Co. Kilkenny, where she learned traditional silversmithing techniques.

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Works

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July brooch

Hand raised individual gold and silver leaves were arranged into a wreath and soldered together to form this elegant brooch. Annemarie draws inspiration for her works from the many facets of nature, especially trees and plants.

Length 5.5 cm
Width 2 cm
Height 5.5 cm

Annemarie Reinhold Silversmith
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Leaf dish

Everything in nature is perpetually changing. Through her unique sculptural pieces, Annemarie aspires to capture the beauty of nature’s ephemeral moments and their meditative qualities. With its fluid lines and sleek design, this silver dish perfectly captures the simplicity and elegance of a single leaf. Annemarie shaped the piece by hand scoring, folding and soldering the metal.

Length 26 cm
Width 12 cm
Height 8 cm

Annemarie Reinhold Silversmith
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Carrot spoons

These elegant spoons are shaped like carrots cut in half. Annemarie draws inspiration for her unique sculptural objects from the botanical world. The two 'carrots' were soldered, embossed and formed by hand, an example of Annemarie's attempt to capture ephemeral moments in nature and preserve them using the durability of metal.

Length 13.2 cm
Width 2.5 cm
Height 1 cm

Annemarie Reinhold Silversmith
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Sweet Leaves sugar bowl

This sugar bowl was raised from a flat sheet of Britannia silver. To achieve its shape, Annemarie used a range of hammers and stakes. Completed by a spoon with a delicate leaf at the tip of the handle, the set reflects her research into botanical forms and her attempt to capture fleeting moments in nature.

Height 5 cm
Diameter 8 cm

Annemarie Reinhold Silversmith
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Flow tealight

Annemarie hand chased sheets of silver and soldered them together to create this botanically inspired tealight holder formed of elegant leaves with fluid lines. Through her unique sculptural pieces, Annemarie aspires to capture the beauty of nature’s fleeting moments.

Height 8 cm
Diameter 12 cm

Annemarie Reinhold Silversmith

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