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Winfried Wurlitzer

Winfried Wurlitzer Jewellery maker
Contact
German, English, French
Hours:
Tuesday to Thursday 10:00 – 17:00
Phone:
+49 17621438714
© Annette Wurlitzer

Head and hands

  • • Winfried follows in his family's footsteps
  • • He took over his parents' workshop in 1992
  • • He combines traditions with trends

Contrary to the family tradition, Winfried Wurlitzer initially wanted to be a musician and not a silversmith. However, the political restrictions in the GDR did not allow for his wish to come true. After a little detour training as a joiner for some time, he found his way back into the family business of working with precious metals and gemstones. After completing an apprenticeship and reaching the level of master artisan, in 1992 he took over the goldsmith's studio his parents founded in 1955. Over the years Winfried has perpetuated the excellent reputation of the family’s workshops and has made a name for himself as an excellent jewellery designer and a superb repairman for the tricky issues. His work combines the traditional art of the goldsmith's craft with the trends of our time.

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Works

  • © Winfried Wurlitzer
  • © Josefa Wurlitzer
  • © Winfried Wurlitzer
  • © Winfried Wurlitzer
  • © Josefa Wurlitzer
Photo: © Winfried Wurlitzer
Pendant

Unusual shapes, solid craftsmanship, attention to detail and precious metals are the prerequisites of Winfried’s work. The surface of this pendant is made by overheating the silver to give it the shape of a mountainous landscape. It is adorned with a single opal inlaid with polished gold.

Length 6.5 cm

Winfried Wurlitzer Jewellery maker
Photo: © Josefa Wurlitzer
Ring

This ring was made to complement the forementioned pendant. The effects on the surface are achieved by overheating the silver. It is adorned with a small piece of polished gold.

Width 2.2 cm

Winfried Wurlitzer Jewellery maker
Photo: © Winfried Wurlitzer
Ring

Unusual shapes, solid craftsmanship, attention to detail and precious metals are the prerequisites Winfried’s work. This white and yellow gold ring is adorned with diamonds.

Width 2.2 cm

Winfried Wurlitzer Jewellery maker
Photo: © Winfried Wurlitzer
Ring

This ring consists of two rings linked by a diamond set with platinum.

Width 2.8 cm

Winfried Wurlitzer Jewellery maker
Photo: © Josefa Wurlitzer
Necklace

Several surface treatments were mixed to create the texture of this silver necklace. It is adorned with a small piece of polished gold.

Width 7 cm
Length 42 cm

Winfried Wurlitzer Jewellery maker

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