The extraordinary creations of Hemmerle, queen of high jewelry design ♦ ︎
It is not a case when a marriage lasts 22 years. And if, more, the union is not conditioned by juridical or religious ties, the marriage is even more valid. Indeed, it is no coincidence that the German Maison Hemmerle has been present for 22 years at the Tefaf in Maastricht, a refined appointment for those who love antiquity but, more generally, art. Here only a few jewelers arrive, only those who make their production a work that is on a par with a painting or a sculpture. And Hemmerle is one of them.
The Munich jeweler is an extraordinary creator of refined unique pieces.
Born 126 years ago, Hemmerle is still managed by the family, in particular by Christian Hemmerle, and produces around 200 pieces a year. Unique pieces not only for the style, but also for the use of surprising materials and cutting-edge manufacturing. For example, aluminum. Thanks to an anodizing process, Hemmerle creates an aluminum with shades that recall the colors found in nature in precious stones. The earrings presented at Tefaf that look like small blue asteroids, for example, were made of anodized aluminum and aquamarine.
But Hemmerle also manages to ennoble silver, perhaps in alloy with other metals to make it unrecognizable. At Tefaf, for example, the brand presented two blackened silver earrings inspired by a 1927 painting by Paul Klee, Schwarzer Fürst, with a stylized face in which the eye is a diamond. But it makes jewels also with titanium, a light and sturdy metal, but difficult to work with: is one of the Maison’s favorite materials. Truly a unique case in the world of jewelry. Alessia Mongrando