vetrina — May 15, 2016 at 6:59 am

A waltz with Sven Boltenstern

Goldsmith and sculptor in the romantic Vienna. But not only think of Strauss waltzes: Sven Boltenstern has created a brand that bears his name, thoroughly modern. He was in activity of the seventies to the nineties, and the jewelry company is now run by his daughter Marie, who has preserved the style and the lightness together with the elegance that is typical of the Austrian capital. Born from the architect Erich Boltenstern, Sven in the Fifties followed the classic route that starts from apprenticeship as a goldsmith, he followed lessons at the Academy of Applied Arts (now University of Applied Arts Vienna) and then go to Paris, where he studied at the Ecole des Arts Decoratifs 1956/1957. Ten years after, he had already acquired a reputation beyond national borders, with works exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions. In 1993, the Künstlerhaus hosted a personal exhibition. But, as mentioned, it is now the daughter Marie to sign the jewels of Austrian Maison, which often use the technique of metal (gold) hammered, along with stones like tanzanite and citrine. Margherita Donato

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