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Ebbe Weiss-Weingart

Ebbe Weiss-Weingart

70 Years of Jewellery

By (author) Christianne Weber-Stober
By (author) Sabine Runde
By (author) Peter Schmitt
By (author) Christoph Engel


  • Never-before-shown photos from private archives convey a new and personal picture of the renowned art jeweller Ebbe Weiss-Weingart
  • A comprehensive book on the goldsmith showing her most important pieces and series in lavish illustrations
  • The fully published speech on the occasion of receiving the Gesellschaft für Goldschmiedekunst's Ring of Honour gives an insight into Ebbe Weiss-Weingart's philosophy and working process
Full Description

Ebbe Weiss-Weingart (b. 1923) is one of the pioneers of international studio jewelry. For over seventy years she has enriched the contemporary jewelry scene with her diverse works. Her inception in the 1950s and 1960s with structured surfaces and galvanised sculptured pieces will never be forgotten. Alongside figurative motifs – in particular, her portrayals of humans and animals – she also created pieces with an ironic and quirky touch. In her last phase of creativity, which began in the 1990s, she had a penchant for working with jewelry made from Chinese jade reliefs. Around 200 illustrations of these jewelry objects documents her award-winning work, and along with previously unpublished photographic material, expands on her hitherto unknown accomplishments. Text in English and German.

About the Author

Dr. Christianne Weber-Stöber, art historian and jewellery scientist, has contributed to numerous publications on contemporary jewellery and hollow- and flatware design. Since 1989, she has been employed as the general manager of the Association for Goldsmiths' Art in Hanau, a non-profit association promoting gold- and silverware design. Since 2006, she has been the director of the German Goldsmiths House, whose exhibition emphasis is contemporary jewellery and hollow- and flatware design.

1st Nov 2017
USA & Canada
8.66 in x 11.02 in
208 Pages
186 color, 24 b&w
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