Alpine Designers, Manufacturers and Craftspeople
In this category we introduce Designers, Artisans, Craftspeople, Manufacturers and Artists wo have alpine roots, work with alpine symbols or traditions. These people or companies sell their wonderful and exceptional products at our Online Store MiaDeRoca
MiaDeRoca sells antique jewellery replica and garnet jewellery directly from the fascinating producer Goettgen.
Goettgen manufactures jewellery using the classical goldsmith craftmanship. Experience the fascinating wearing of a piece of unique jewellery.
In the year 1902 the company founder William Goettgen, one of five diamond grinders of the family from Idar-Oberstein, moved to the Bavarian Alps - thitherto not loaded with history - to Berchtesgaden, Germany.
Goldsmithery Craftsmanship: Soldering your piece of jewellery
Here he began to trade in jewellery and lay the foundations for today's Goettgen success story, which last to the present. In the year 1968 the production of Goettgen's own assortment started. From 1970 a selection of antique jewellery established successfully in the market. Shortly after a traditional hunting jewellery collection, so-called Grandelschmuck, was announced.
In former days hunting used to be a privilege of princes and landlords. Of course, this was a matter of prestige - golden grandl or hunting jewellery was a symbol of status among the hunting lords. Due to their shape, grandls were also seen as a symbol of fertility and often worn as a charm. Only much later, when wealthy farmers also received the hunting right, trophy jewellery in silver became common.
Nearly ready to wear: Semi-finished piece
Garnet jewellery is traditional jewellery worn to Dirndl and country-style fashion. The fashion start several centuries ago in Bohemia and was brought to alpine regions. Here the wonderful red and dark-red glowing gemstones were soon to be used for festive occasions. And so many women can look at wonderful garnet jewellery as a heirdom which already their grandmother used to wear. If your are not so lucky to heir such beautiful silversmithery, have a look at the beauties we offer at our webstore. The garnet jewellery is of 925 sterling silver and with rosé patina. According on how often you wear the jewellery and your sking type this patina darkens and wears off and gives your jewel a touch of antiquity.
Your finished product
Goettgen offers a collection of more than 3.000 different masterpieces of antique goldsmithery with gemstones ranging from Onyx to Citrine, style from baroque to art deco, which all can be ordered via MiaDeRoca.
Creative and fascinating goldsmithery reflects a great tradition, the brilliance of Goettgen continues and is now available to you - directly from MiaDeRoca
Selection of Goettgen Jewellery Products from MiaDeRoca:
In our Alpine Design Webstore MiaDeRoca
we offer you an assorted number of products of the goldsmith Goettgen. We can of course provide all the other stunning pieces of jewellery that this manufacturer produces with gems from Onyx to Saphire.