Manufacture metal watch bands from the gold city of Pforzheim. The jewelers goldsmith Ernst Vollmer founded his metal watchband manufactory in 1922. Today, this company is considered a world-renowned manufacturer of sophisticated metal watch bands – from base materials to stainless steel and titanium. Traditional craftsmanship and current high-tech know-how are particularly striking in the Milanaise braided watch bands and products made of the new material carbon.
Whether link bracelets, solid half bracelets or braided bracelets – every single piece convinces through functionality and design. Different widths and band thicknesses can be found to match the current watch fashion. All straps have one thing in common: they are made in a traditional way.
CARBON – materials made of carbon fiber compounds convince by their skin-friendliness, they are allergy-neutral and corrosion-resistant. The surfaces show virtually no signs of wear or tear, even after intensive use. This also makes this material interesting for the watch and jewelry industry. Above all, the combinations of stainless steel-carbon and titanium-carbon offer very individual design possibilities for watches.
The fine-mesh Milanaise band is the watch band classic par excellence. Vollmer offers this type of bracelet in widths of 10 – 22 mm, with various clasp options and in stainless steel finishes ranging from polished, satin-finished and sandblasted to gold-plated or PVD-coated.
Technology legend at the height of time. Here the name says it all – pilot watches “Made in Germany”. In 2002, the Messerschmitt Foundation granted ARISTO VOLLMER GmbH the right to produce a wristwatch series in memory of the aircraft designer Willy Messerschmitt. For this collaboration, the foundation had demanded that each individual Messerschmitt watch model should live up to the reputation of its namesake. Thanks to their high-quality Swiss-made movements, these wristwatches manufactured in Pforzheim are a fitting tribute to aviation pioneer Willy Messerschmitt.
Aviation chronographs are like on-board instruments on the wrist. The clearly designed dials allow immediate recognition of the time. The additional stop function with hour display provides accurate information about the flight time.
Vintage pilot watches are a tribute to the first watches worn by pilots. The visible patina on the dial could not be more in keeping with the spirit of the times. Whether Type A (observer) or Type B (pilot), these models are real “eye-catchers” on the wrist.
With the ME262-42 AERO, every watch is unique. The original aluminum aircraft plate used has its own look and tells a story. This Messerschmitt watch is equipped with the Swiss automatic movement Ronda R150.
Made in Pforzheim: Exclusively for German watch connoisseurs. The good feeling of wearing a luxury watch of lasting value on the wrist – especially in times like today, many people appreciate this privilege. With special attention to detail, the Pforzheim watch and metal bracelet manufacturer ARISTO VOLLMER developed a watch label that perfectly meets this demand: Erbprinz. All watch models are equipped with an elaborately crafted Milanaise braided watch band upon request. These masterpieces are a specialty from the workshops of ARISTO VOLLMER on Erbprinzenstraße in Pforzheim.
Karlsruhe – this timepiece with charisma was named after the youngest city in Baden. Stainless steel in combination with a blue sunburst dial, Swiss automatic movement Sellita SW200. The Milanaise bracelet comes from the own manufacture.
The “Porzellanschloss” near Rastatt is the name giver of this classic wristwatch. Bicolor stainless steel case with Milanaise bracelet, elaborately crafted dial with Breguet hands, Swiss automatic movement Sellita SW 200.
The color scheme gives this watch a majestic feel. 18 carat gold plated stainless steel case and milanaise bracelet, sunburst galvanic green dial with gold print, Swiss automatic movement Sellita SW 200.
Since 1882, the manufactory A. Odenwald, a family-run company in Pforzheim, has been producing the highest-quality jewels made of gold and stands for exclusive design and first-class workmanship “Made in Germany”. It is the clarity in jewellery that A. Odenwald elevates to style in its creations. Pieces of jewellery whose form is limited to the essentials and yet harbours surprising secrets. Each creation tells a story. Passion is always present in it.
From generation to generation, the values of the traditional manufactory have been passed on. With a passion for beautiful craftsmanship, creativity and a sense for the extraordinary, the goldsmiths and gemstone setters of the jewellery manufactory continue to create spectacular pieces of jewellery that combine traditional goldsmithing and modern jewellery design.
A. Odenwald is one of the few manufactories that still carries out all work steps in-house and produces completely self-sufficiently in Pforzheim – flexibly and with its own highest standards of quality and precision craftsmanship. Each creation is a statement, underlined by gemstones of the highest quality. Jewellery of A. Odenwald has a unique character. Strong and individual.
The centerpiece of the brand is the TANGO, an all-around set ring with a rotating mechanism that has become one of the classics of modern jewellery design. It also establishes the manufactory’s expertise in coloured sapphires. It takes many steps and the highest level of craftsmanship to produce this unique piece of jewellery. With traditional values and excellent craftsmanship, the entire product family of the TANGO reflects the self-image of the manufactory.
The sapphire rings FLEUR and CAMILLE are part of the collection since 2021. Artfully crafted to the highest standards of craftsmanship, they whet the appetite for spring and exclusive pieces of jewellery with character. There are no limits to the choice of sapphire colours, in combination with yellow, white or rose gold.
The ring CLOÉ guarantees an unmissable appearance! Masterfully crafted from 18-karat white gold, CLOÉ bears the typical Odenwald gene of a convincing feel. The asymmetrical shape and puristic appearance give the solid band ring a special coolness, while the surrounding brilliant-cut diamond setting of 2.53 ct. lends it a special, feminine elegance. CLOÉ is the winner of the INHORGENTA AWARDS 2020 in the category “Fine Jewelry”.
At Victor Mayer, the manufacture of hidden treasures, it is craftsmanship that determines the rhythm. Emotions become jewellery items of rare attraction, and timeless companions through life. Gold meets colour, tradition meets modernity. Lockets, signet rings, cuff-links and sophisticated enamel jewellery characterise the product range of Victor Mayer. Founded in 1890, the manufacture nurtures old craft techniques like almost no other brand. The highest quality is a constant goal.
Enamel jewellery from Victor Mayer carries fire within it, created using traditional skills wielded by rare experts in their field. Refined with the finest guilloché and delicate engraving, lending it a magical three-dimensional quality. The harmonious forms of the pieces emphasise their luxurious character – created for women with an eye for the extraordinary.
Signet rings are a piece of jewelry with tradition and a trend for connoisseurs. Signet rings are worn with pride. Not just any signet rings, but magnificent pieces made with the utmost care in the Victor Mayer manufactory. Naturally made of gold, decorated with the family coat of arms, personal engraving or special signet. A piece of jewelry culture that testifies to attitude, but never imposes itself.
Victor Mayer cufflinks give men style and that certain something. A sign of sophistication and self-confidence that can only be topped by the choice of the matching double. Made of gold, of course, and perhaps engraved to make a personal statement or adorned in luminous enamel.
Medallions are small treasure boxes for keeping great secrets. Hardly any manufactory produces them with such perfection and beauty as Victor Mayer. The feminine decorations, the variety of shapes, the fine technique: expertise and traditional craftsmanship give the jewelry pieces special value that goes far beyond the material.
Since 1959, Kühnel Trauringe has been dedicated to the beautiful sign of love, the wedding ring, a symbol of intimate connection and the promise to be there for each other. Originally founded as a one-man business, the company is now run in the second generation by Armin Kühnel in the gold town of Pforzheim. With his wife Margit Kühnel at his side, who is responsible for the fresh design and production, they pay attention to the right balance between creation, manual work and computer-aided machine work. The company’s goal is to offer wedding rings with a maximum of quality, at a reasonable price.
Today Kühnel wedding rings convince with a lovingly and with experience compiled wedding ring collection, which is not only available monotonously, exactly according to a template. The combination of platinum, palladium, gold and silver, in various alloys, widths and thicknesses, with diamonds or synthetic zirconia, creates individual and diverse variations and price ranges for every wedding ring model.
Traditionally, wedding rings from Kühnel are 100% “Made in Germany” as well as “Made in Pforzheim”. This results in a high-quality standard, as well as the motivation to keep all jobs and expertise in Germany. Furthermore, Kühnel wedding rings are only produced by highly trained goldsmiths, gemstone setters, engravers and metal cutting mechanics.
All Kühnel wedding rings are produced exclusively at Kühnel using state-of-the-art technology and meticulous craftsmanship. Without exception, high-quality brilliant-cut diamonds are set in silver with synthetic zirconia. The special wedding ring profiles with inner curvature guarantee optimal wearing comfort and are available in any alloy. Individual customer wishes and special designs are also possible at any time.
Just as Kühnel chooses its employees, it also chooses its resources. These are sustainably selected recycled gold, silver, platinum and palladium, which Kühnel receives from Pforzheim refineries. Furthermore, only certified diamonds are used that do not come from conflict areas. In order to guarantee even more sustainability and to produce at the highest quality level, Kühnel protects the environment through waste water and air purification. Managing Director Armin Kühnel:” Out of conviction and responsibility, we make sure that our wedding rings are produced sustainably and under ethically correct conditions. We want our customers to be able to wear wedding rings with a good feeling as a sign of their love.”
egf – Eduard G. Fidel GmbH – has been an innovative wedding ring and jewelry specialist based in Pforzheim for 88 years. egf combines traditional goldsmithing with state-of-the-art technologies and a strong focus on sustainability and responsibility.
A total of five highly competitive brands – eduard G. fidel collection, acredo, SICKINGER, brunoM and DiamondsForYou – specifically address different target groups. An attractive collection of high-quality diamond and memoir rings rounds off the range. Each brand has its own distinctive profile, yet shares the same excellent quality.
The sales partners will be provided with communication measures and marketing tools to enable them to offer a tailored and complete range of high-quality wedding and friendship rings, from classic to modern, from exclusive to affordable.
The linchpin of this is the egf manufactory. Because in the production provides with own precious metal alloys and patented processing methods and the latest production technology for the in-house quality. At the same time, all products are given an unmistakable design and unique appearance through the integration of traditional crafts such as goldsmiths, gemstone setters and polishers.
All egf production and business processes follow ethical, human rights, social and environmentally friendly standards of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) throughout the entire supply and production chain, as egf has been an RJC member and certified accordingly since 2016.
As a young goldsmith, Andreas Daub founded his company in 1872, which still bears his name. Today, Kurt Daub is the fifth generation to run it. Legendary watch chains, Art Nouveau collections and the manufacture of the first Doublé jewellery in Germany characterized the first decades of the company’s history. Today, the name Andreas Daub stands for high-quality and diverse jewellery all over the world.
Every single piece of Andreas Daub jewellery is still made at the traditional location in Pforzheim and is therefore “Made in Germany”. More than 80 employees contribute their expertise and passion to the production every day. In addition to its own collections, Andreas Daub produces jewellery for numerous brand customers as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM).
From the very beginning, the Andreas Daub company has produced exclusively at its Pforzheim location. The company combines the traditional craftsmanship of a goldsmith with modern CNC technology, for example in the production of bangles and necklaces. As a family business in its fifth generation, the Andreas Daub company sees itself as having a special responsibility. As a certified member of the RJC (Responsible Jewellery Council), the company is committed to operating in accordance with the principles of the RJC Code of Practice.
For the Adam in every man, Andreas Daub has created the ADAMO men’s collection: expressive, high-quality and timeless. Tasteful lines discreetly underscore the wearer’s individual style. The noble materials outlast all time. Elaborately crafted – for sophisticated demands.
The 1400°C collection: on the one hand, durable and resistant ceramic, on the other, elegant and shiny gold. At 1400°C they unite in this collection and form an interesting combination of harmony and hardness.
As an OEM manufacturer, Andreas Daub also offers other brands the possibility to realize their own jewellery collection “Made in Germany”. From product development to manufacturing of the jewellery, from an order quantity of 100 pieces per variant.
Founded in 1893 as Gebrüder Lichtenfels and managed since 1951 as Erwin Reich, the company is now managed by the third generation. With a staff of employees, some of whom have been loyal to the company for many decades, Erwin Reich lives the traditions of the gold town of Pforzheim and continues to develop the high-quality jewellery collections with constant innovations. Committed to the highest quality of our craftsmanship, they ensure this daily through their employees, who are highly trained in their respective professions.
From the classic solitaire, to the successful Rivière collection, to the extraordinary creations with the finest diamonds or fascinating-coloured stones, Erwin Reich’s designers know how to set highlights on the international jewellery stage. Our jewellery pays tribute to classic traditions and at the same time picks up on fresh trends.
Rivière – from the French, the river. A specialty of the house of Erwin Reich – diamonds line up seamlessly to form unique bracelets and necklaces. The special craftsmanship of the setting allows the individual stones to grow together into a single unit, as supple as a tailor-made garment.
Only the most beautiful diamonds are selected at the Erwin Reich manufactory in Pforzheim – exclusively from conflict-free sources in accordance with the Kimberley Process. From these stones, diamond experts select the best. This results in unique pieces of jewellery for life’s unforgettable moments.
Faceted coloured stones, cabochon cut – colour combined with glittering diamonds ignite a fascinating firework of colour at Erwin Reich.
The Erwin Reich manufactory is a founding member of the “Made in Germany” initiative. This fits in with the company’s efforts to always live a responsible approach to planet earth and society. Erwin Reich uses only recycled gold and drastically improves the CO2 balance compared to conventional mine gold. The sourcing of the gold is confirmed by the house’s gold suppliers with the COC (Chain Of Custody) certificate of the Responsible Jewellery Council.
The Leo Wittwer company was founded in 1920 by its namesake Leo Wittwer in Pforzheim. It first produces small silver lucky charms and already also small silver crosses. Today, every stage of development of a piece of jewellery is shaped by specialists in the art of jewellery. From the design, the first prototypes, the selected stones, everything stands for high perfection and the craftsmanship, which is implemented by highly qualified employees.
All threads come together at Frank Maier, who leads the family business in the third generation. He is the creative mastermind behind the company and has shaped the manufactory into an internationally recognized brand.
The cross is the signature piece of the Leo Wittwer brand and is deeply rooted in the history of the manufactory. As early as 1920, crosses were the defining element in the product range of the freshly founded company, alongside small lucky charms. In 1990, design chief Frank Maier turned the wheel of the brand’s history a decisive step further and designed the version of the cross that became Leo Wittwer’s trademark. In the Crosses collection, the history of Leo Wittwer lives on to this day. A Leo Wittwer cross is set with 167 diamonds, which are first painstakingly sorted to ensure they are the same cut, quality, colour and carat. In many hours of work, setters set the diamonds under a microscope, goldsmiths finish the individual parts, and the polishing department refines the product. Finally, the finished cross must pass the final inspection before it can leave the company. Regardless of the finish – matte, polished or with coloured enamel – a cross from Leo Wittwer always unmistakably bears the manufacturer’s signature thanks to its concise, voluminous shape and the hand-flattering feel. One of the most beautiful details is hidden on the reverse side: Frank Maier was inspired here by the sight of the Eiffel Tower to create a graft.
Style is life, style is movement and style changes over time. With the Leo Wittwer Contemporary Collection, design director Frank Maier picks up on moods that are in the air and trends that he notices on his travels around the world. Because inspiration comes from all directions, this ever-changing collection is characterized by a wide variety of influences: the diversity ranges from concise, meaningful cocktail rings to talismans that grow as little darlings to the heart.
Inspired by the famous aphorism “Panta rhei” (everything flows) by the Greek philosopher Heraclitus, Leo Wittwer’s famous collection of the same name was born, reflecting the dynamism of life in every facet of its design, a philosophy of beauty. Oval and round shapes, white and rose gold and small as well as large stones nestle together so harmoniously that it seems as if the resulting contrasts dance with each other in the sunlight. Large diamonds stand for extraordinary life events, while the smaller stones symbolize the beautiful moments of everyday life.
The wearer of Leo Wittwer men’s jewellery from the Men collection shows himself individual, fancy and stylish. The most important concern of design director Frank Maier is to give the man the special feeling of owning something that is absolutely exceptional. That’s why this collection features some of the most unusual diamonds: the spectrum ranges from the uncut rough cut to the straight princess cut, and in terms of colour, there’s a diverse range from radiant white to candy-sugar brown to cool black.
The Candlelight collection is dedicated to the art of diamond cutting. A specially sophisticated processing of the diamonds brings colours from white to yellow to candy-sugar brown to life. The exclusive, typically slightly elongated diamonds in the cushion cut are outstanding here: with the 58 facets nestling together, the cushion cut creates a particularly high light dispersion, which ensures an extraordinary play of colours. The stones look particularly fascinating as solitaires on rings, perfect for a proposal.
For over 100 years, the Martin Guthmann manufactory has been producing well-made gold and silver jewellery with great attention to detail. With great enthusiasm and inventiveness, collections are developed that meet the demands of connoisseurs while remaining affordable for every jewellery lover.
The emotional pieces are still created by hand and in sustainable small series production in the gold city of Pforzheim. Historical manufacturing techniques such as fire enamel, sand casting, hand engraving, as well as recycled gold and silver, cultured pearls, camées and genuine gemstones are used.
Christian Guthmann is the fourth generation to run the company. Rolled, stamped, drawn and cast parts are assembled by hand. Traditional jewellery themes are reinterpreted. By using old tool models, partial casts, with skilful use of historical techniques such as sand casting, hand engraving, fire enamelling, completely new concepts and contemporary jewellery design are created.
Martin Guthmann also demonstrates world-class social and environmental standards. Only recycled precious metal from Allgemeine Gold- und Silberscheideanstalt Pforzheim, which has committed itself to the ethical goals of the Responsible Jewellery Council, is processed. Martin Guthmann’s production works largely with a closed water cycle. Waste water is strictly controlled and treated in-house beforehand. Problematic materials are collected and disposed of by specialized companies. Waste separation and economical use of paper are a matter of course. Outer packaging and displays can be fully recycled.
For more than 100 years, Moser + Pfeil has been characterized by its ability to competently combine design, innovation and craftsmanship. The products are divided into the jewellery collection MP, and the brands sueno and tétino. sueno even offers 100% Made in Germany.
Moser + Pfeil picks up trends and implements them skillfully and appealingly in its own style and interpretation. From tradition in craftsmanship combined with the latest technology earrings, necklaces and bracelets, as well as rings and brooches in gold and silver are created.
30 employees with sound training work hand in hand with the owner and managing director Sybille Sauer-Kling at the company and production headquarters in Eisingen, near the gold town of Pforzheim. Within the production, craftsmanship is combined with state-of-the-art technology: a large development department with experienced pattern goldsmiths and jewelry designers, specially equipped departments for customer service, an in-house electroplating shop, goldsmiths and fine polishers, surface treatment and final goods inspection. The customer’s own design wishes are also implemented from the draft, through model creation, to production.
Moser+Pfeil’s extensive collections are in a constant process of development and are updated on an ongoing basis. The company attaches great importance to its own design, craftsmanship and high-quality workmanship. Moser+Pfeil jewelry is made in sterling silver as well as 8 ct, 9 ct, 14 ct and 18 ct gold.
The company was first founded in 1920 by Karl Hutt, and later successfully continued for a long time by his son Otto, to whom the brand owes its name to this day. Karl Hutt was an enthusiastic follower of the Bauhaus movement and felt highly inspired by the formal language of this new school of design. He transferred the idea of the Bauhaus style to new products and founded a company for pocket utensils and fine writing instruments made of silver. In the 1960s, he handed over the reins to his son Otto Hutt, who further expanded the company and successfully asserted himself in the national and international market. Later, Robert E.Huber GmbH with Managing Director Marco Frei succeeded Otto Hutt, carefully revised the product portfolio and successfully developed the existing manufacturing processes.
Highest quality is particularly evident in the details. This includes aspects such as high-quality workmanship, attractive design and excellent customer service. Otto Hutt products meet these requirements to perfection. This is ensured not least by the constant further development of the company’s own manufacturing expertise. Every step in the production process is well thought out and repeated several times until perfection is achieved. Selected materials ensure high-quality coatings of the writing instruments with gold, platinum or silver.
Otto Hutt products are manufactured exclusively in Germany and use particularly high-quality materials. In doing so, the company follows the claim to exclusively manufacture premium products. With a maximum of technological know-how and a lot of attention to detail, fountain pens, ballpoint pens and rollerballs become a guarantee for an extraordinary writing experience. In order to reliably meet the quality standards required for this, the individual production steps are subject to a constant testing process. In this way, the “Made in Germany” label guarantees long-term quality assurance.
A writing instrument from Otto Hutt can accompany the customer for a lifetime. Otto Hutt deliberately focuses on the uniqueness of noble one-of-a-kind products. A 6-digit number code engraved in the cap and recorded on the warranty card distinguishes each writing instrument as unique. In addition, Otto Hutt products bear a stylized logo engraved into the nib, inspired by Oskar Schlemmer’s 1922 Bauhaus signet. An unmistakable symbol of the brand’s design aspirations and stylistic self-image: “Form Follows Function”.
The Silhouette brand emerged from the Oscar Bentner jewellery manufacturing company, founded in 1893. For many years, Oscar Bentner supplied jewellery wholesalers in Germany and neighbouring countries in particular with high-quality yet affordable creations. In the 1980s, the family business decided to work directly with jewellers and retailers as its own brand under the name “Silhouette Jewellery”. Since 1995, Arnd Bentner has been the fourth generation to manage the company’s business. Silhouette Jewellery stands for high-quality genuine jewellery and specialization in the production of small series, some of which are designed and manufactured individually for each customer.
Silhouette clearly relies on a regionally anchored network of experts from the Pforzheim region. Trained designers from the University of Design, specialized suppliers of jewellery and medical technology, as well as well-trained craftsmen and goldsmiths enable the realization of extraordinary pieces of jewellery time and again.
The Silhouette Loop collection offers bracelets in yellow gold, red gold, white gold or ceramic, with or without stone or pearl set. The jewellery pieces made of dozens of small rings offer maximum wearing comfort thanks to a stainless steel or titanium spiral inside. Without a clasp, the bracelet slips easily, securely and comfortably over the wrist.
In the TOUCH interchangeable ring collection, a screw-on ring rail serves as the basis, while various slip-on rings allow countless combinations. The TOUCH necklace offers a similar principle, in which the individual pendants are also individually attached. Depending on her taste, the wearer can opt for an elegant version with diamonds or a sporty version with gold elements. A great deal of technical detail work has gone into TOUCH and all parts are 100 percent made in Germany.
Silhouette focuses on sustainability and guarantees its customers that the purchase of Silhouette jewellery will not harm the environment, disregard human rights or support criminal acts. Therefore, for example, one relies exclusively on recycled scrap gold that has been processed into products such as coins, jewellery or medical products. This gold has LBMA (London Bullion Market Association) certification and comes from reputable refiners who guarantee the conflict-free origin of the gold. Also, only genuine gemstones and so-called conflict-free diamonds are used from sources that have joined the Kimberley Process.
It is an incentive for the company to make individual luxury products affordable with its own creations. The art here is to harmonize the feeling for market trends, the needs of the customers and the technical feasibility of new ideas.
N1 Diamonds is a brand of Eugen Dettinger GmbH. The family business was founded in 1916 in Pforzheim and is successfully managed by Frank and Falk Dettinger in the 3rd and 4th generation. Committed to the “Made in Germany” label, the highest level of quality is always the claim and criterion for success. To guarantee this quality standard, the production of the precious diamond creations takes place exclusively in Pforzheim. The traditional manufactory currently employs 35 highly qualified employees who contribute significantly to the company’s success with state-of-the-art technology.
N1 Diamonds offers engagement rings in white gold, yellow gold, red gold or platinum. The many configuration options for an engagement ring are shown in an online configurator, and many trained N1 Diamonds retailers are happy to help find the right ring.
Classic Engagement Rings:
A classic engagement ring is a solitaire ring with a setting of four or six claws that holds the diamond firmly on the ring. This open setting technique further ensures that light can shine into the diamond from anywhere.
Special engagement rings:
In addition to prong and bezel settings, N1 Diamonds also offers modern and unusual settings such as curved fancy settings or tension-look settings. In tension settings, the diamond is clamped between the precious metal. To ensure the best hold, the diamonds rest on a small overlay of gold or platinum.
Engagement rings with fancy cut diamonds:
It doesn’t always have to be brilliant. N1 Diamonds also offers marquise, emerald, princess or drop cut, so-called fancy cut diamonds, which make the ring extremely individual.
The Dettinger company also sets the highest standards for quality and sustainability for N1 Diamonds. The experienced diamond experts and goldsmiths from Pforzheim proceed with extreme care and according to strict criteria when selecting materials. Absolute transparency of conflict-free origin is particularly important, suppliers must meet strict criteria and be committed to fair wage and working conditions. Alloys for N1 Diamonds are made exclusively from recycled gold. The processing of materials into jewellery takes place without exception in the company’s own goldsmith workshop in Germany. Each ring from N1 Diamonds comes with an individual N1 jewellery passport. The certificate of authenticity contains all important information such as the jeweller, the date of purchase, the carat weight, and the color and clarity of the diamond.
Eugen Dettinger specializes in high-quality diamond jewellery in the form of solitaire rings, pendants and ear studs made of gold or platinum. The range is complemented by colored stone jewellery, fantasy jewellery, cufflinks and men’s rings.
Since its founding in 1916, the family-run company Eugen Dettinger has stood for tradition, passion for craftsmanship, the highest quality and loyalty to the city of Pforzheim. Thus, the traditional crafts are still trained in the own company. In the Pforzheim manufactory, traditional goldsmith and jewel-setter work is combined with state-of-the-art technology. The majority of the production processes are still carried out by hand. The greatest possible added value in-house guarantees customers the greatest possible flexibility, short delivery times and an excellent price/performance ratio.
Purchased materials such as diamonds are selected with the utmost care and according to strict criteria. Absolute transparency of conflict-free origin is particularly important to the company. Suppliers are selected according to strict criteria and fulfill important requirements in terms of corporate social responsibility, such as fair wage and working conditions.
The engagement and solitaire rings of the ED SOLITAIRE collection are characterized by their imaginative and individual design, as well as their excellent feel. They emphasize the feminine side of the wearer and are the perfect symbol of love. The solitaire rings are produced by hand in Pforzheim. Whether in yellow gold, white gold or platinum: ED SOLITAIRE offers a unique price/performance ratio and stands for flexible delivery times.
The colored stone jewellery of the ED COLOURS collection inspires, is trendy and timeless and the right choice for every occasion. There are almost no limits to the selection of colored stones. All jewellery is produced in Pforzheim under strict quality controls. The goal is “Made in Germany” at the highest quality level.
The ED SELECT collection offers exclusive diamond jewellery in its most beautiful form: Fashionable design, feminine and playful. The jewellery is available in white gold, red gold or yellow gold (14 or 18 carat) as well as in platinum 950 and with diamonds in various sizes and qualities.
In addition to colored stone and diamond jewellery for ladies, Eugen Dettinger also offers a wide selection of men’s rings and cufflinks with or without diamonds, lapis lazuli, onyx or layered stone. These pieces of jewellery for men impress with their wearing comfort and with their striking appearance. Whether square, oval, octagonal or rectangular, they are always a statement.
High-quality material, meticulous workmanship and exclusive design – every “Made in Germany” wristwatch from the ARISTO brand fulfils these quality requirements to perfection.
The watchmaker Julius Epple founded the ARISTO watch and watch case factory in Pforzheim in 1907. Every collector who specialises in Pforzheim watches owns at least one classic from the ARISTO founding period. Until 1992, several million wristwatches were produced.
Hansjörg Vollmer revived the traditional brand in 1998. Just ten years later, ARISTO wristwatches from Pforzheim were delivered to 20 countries in Europe and overseas. Trade journalists confirm that the brand has achieved a high rank in the circle of internationally renowned watch labels. This global success was made possible by the fact that the company has evolved from a producer of large quantities into a watchmaker for handcrafted, sophisticated editions.
Managing director Hansjörg Vollmer vouches for this: “Quality comes before quantity”. Some small series have become classics in Germany, but especially also in the USA and Asia.
Carbon – the material of the 21st century
Carbon has always proven its worth in automobile construction. ARISTO already presents perfect watches made of this high-tech material.
With these watches, ARISTO builds wristwatches for people who have a goal – and who know exactly how to achieve it. Classic dials and good readability makes these models classics.
Bauhaus ARISTO follows the Bauhaus ideal “Form follows function” was the principle of the artists and architects who created the Bauhaus aesthetic in the 1920s. Many ARISTO watch models pay homage to this design ideal.
Day-Date Limited Edition:
In an edition of 50 pieces, ARISTO presents a high-quality automatic watch with Day-Date exclusively for watch lovers and collectors. The Eta 2836 from 1981 is used for this watch. Thanks to 28,800 A/h and a fine adjustment via regulator, chronometer rates are possible. The 47 mm timepiece has its own unique pilot’s watch design.
With both the Pforzheim calibre PUW 1561 and Durowe 7410, 2 limited edition models were created as a tribute to the art of watchmaking in Pforzheim.
NIVREL designs and manufactures sophisticated mechanical watches in its own workshops in Germany using the finest materials from Germany and Switzerland. NIVREL offers strong, balanced designs and attentive customer service in select watch and jewellery stores worldwide. The brand combines the best techniques with discreet but elegant design. Unlike most well-known brands in the industry, the company behind NIVREL (the Gerd Hofer GmbH) is still a family business with a close relationship with its customers.
NIVREL offers almost everything in mechanical watches that the heart desires. The production principle makes it possible to provide the different product types and ranges in almost innumerable variations. The company is thus able to respond to individual wishes of customers, unlike many other brands.
The collection (Edition) Héritage is a symbol for the new beginning of NIVREL in 1993 in Saarbruecken, after the brand had been founded in Switzerland in 1936. Owner Gerd Hofer (from the Kraemer / Hofer family of goldsmiths and jewelers in Saarbruecken) designed various models in the early years, all of which followed the same basic pattern and design. Common to all, for example, are the straight lugs of the cases, the Clous de Paris pattern on the dial, and the blued steel hands. Even today, the Héritage models have an important place within the collection.
The Edition Replique focuses on the history of the brand. These watches breathe new life into historical models of the NIVREL brand. Gerd Hofer made the beginning in 1994 with the reference N 515.001 as a homage to a NIVREL chronograph from the 1940s. The “new” watch was equipped with a very special movement: the Lemania chronograph caliber 1873 with manual winding.
Since 2004 NIVREL presents diving watches in the collection. The first model ‘Deep Sea’ was a great success and since then NIVREL has its own small collection line of diving watches, the Edition Plongeur.
Flagship of the NIVREL product range is the Edition Pièce Unique. It contains the watches that were particularly close to the heart of company founder Gerd Hofer. By combining high-quality mechanics with his actual profession of goldsmithing, he created watches that are both timepieces and pieces of jewellery. The materials and craftsmanship techniques used know no bounds. From engraved or skeletonized gold plates, the use of completely engraved movement module assemblies, to paintings on sapphire crystal, to the use of engraved layer stones and rock crystals, almost all potential possibilities have now been realized.
As a pioneer in the development of wrist chronographs and stopwatches, Hanhart plays a major role in the history of the German watch industry. The watch manufacturer has been producing its world-renowned products since 1882. Development, manufacturing and distribution of the mechanical timepieces are located in Gütenbach in the German Black Forest.
Hanhart was founded by watchmaker Johann Adolf Hanhart in 1882 in Diessenhofen, Switzerland, before moving operations to Schwenningen in southern Germany in 1902. Son Willy Hanhart introduced the world’s first inexpensive mechanical stopwatch in 1924, founding what is still an important product area for the company today. The success of the stopwatch formed the basis for further innovative technical developments such as the super-fast oscillator, with which Hanhart was one of the first manufacturers to make it possible to measure hundredths of a second.
As the company’s history progressed, Hanhart expanded its product range to include pocket watches and wristwatches from the 1930s onwards. In the course of expansion, a second manufactory was founded in Gütenbach in the Black Forest in 1934, which is also where the company’s current headquarters are located.
To this day, the brand’s most distinctive recognition feature is the red stop button on every chronograph. The original idea was to paint it to prevent pilots in particular from accidentally resetting the stop time.
Since the sale of the first Abeler watches in 1898 by Heinrich Abeler and their relaunch in 2007, the Abeler & Söhne brand has stood for craftsmanship “Made in Germany” – sophisticated, reliable and with an eye for detail. With the watch brand Abeler & Söhne, people of different generations have commited themselves to the quality promise Made in Germany in the sense of a family tradition for more than 120 years. The brand offers quartz and automatic watches for men and women, the concept of which is to provide watch lovers with reliable decision-making criteria. That is why, among other things, the final assembly and quality assurance take place in this country, and the design is also of German origin.
Reduced in form and faithful to the line, with the latest manufacturing technology in the sense of traditional craftsmanship best processed and manufactured from high-quality individual components, an Abeler and Sons watch is always reliable and comfortable to wear.
Men’s watches: Wearing an Abeler & Söhne watch is always a clear statement. On the one hand, a commitment to excellent workmanship and high precision made in Germany, on the other hand, an appreciation of style and elegance. Stainless steel cases, sapphire crystal and Swiss precision movements are the appropriate ingredients of the Münster watch collection.
Ladies’ watches: However, finding the special mix of tradition and modernity is a very special challenge, especially for a ladies’ watch, as it is supposed to be equally suitable for many situations in life. That is why an Abeler & Söhne watch is always a tribute to beauty and the promise to make its wearer even more perfect.
In 1939, Richard and Emilie Bethge founded Richard Bethge GmbH in Pforzheim, laying the foundation for what is today one of the oldest family-owned German watch companies. The crowning achievement of Richard Bethge’s life’s work was the founding of the watchmaking school in Pforzheim on his initiative, which he presided over as head master for 23 years.
With the entry of his five sons Joachim, Hans, Rolf, Heinz and Wolfgang in the fifties and sixties, the company expanded. Joachim and Hans Bethge, as master watchmakers, together with Heinz and Rolf as toolmakers, took care of their own production and manufacturing, Wolfgang Bethge built up the worldwide distribution. During these years the company also gained the reputation of one of the leading companies in the field of dial production and restoration – until today the best-known trademark of Richard Bethge GmbH.
Today the company is managed by Alexander Bethge, the son of Heinz Bethge. In addition to its own watch collection, the company’s activities continue to focus on dial production and restoration.
The brand Bethge & Söhne offers everyone the right watch for his taste and demands. In doing so, the individual wishes of the customers are to be catered for in the best possible way, whether they are watch collectors who place the highest demands on their watches or beginners who are looking for a good but inexpensive watch for every day.
For over 90 years, the Habmann company has been producing watches and watch cases of high quality. The current collection includes pocket watches, pendant watches and sister watches in numerous variations and alloys.
Whether gold-plated, chrome-plated, in steel, sterling silver 925/-, or even in solid gold, Habmann has the pocket watch you want in its range. Wristwatches are also part of the collection.
In addition to models in stainless steel, the watch manufacturer carries a small assortment of gold watches with leather straps in alloys 585/- and 375/-. A range of silver wristwatches, both classic and modern, rounds off the overall assortment.
For many years Habmann has also been manufacturing pocket watches and wristwatches to customer specifications for renowned retail companies, chain stores and other customers. Thanks to the flexible production method and own manufacturing, watches can be realized according to very personal OEM wishes.
Lilienthal Berlin is a German watch brand founded in 2015 as a startup company by Jacques Colman and Michael Gilli. The character of Lilienthal watches is as minimalist as it is profound.
The urban lifestyle of Berlin is evident in many details: elements on the dial, the architecture of the case or the colors of the straps reflect the origin of the design. Sometimes in direct quotations, such as the crown in the shape of the world clock, sometimes by picking up on the very typical moods of the city, such as the second hand in “Serenity Blue”, inspired by the “Blue Hour”.
Independent, unmistakable and full of character. Lilienthal Berlin does not follow trends when it comes to design, but prefers to go its own way. The design has even been literally awarded: The L1 was awarded the German Design Award, the iF Design Award and the Green Product Award!
All Lilienthal watches are manufactured in Germany with high-quality components. This is how we guarantee a quality that is anything but common. And sustainability is written in capital letters: Bracelets made of vegetable tanned leather, environmentally friendly alternatives in packaging and shipping for watches that give a long pleasure.
Since 1910, the name Raff has stood for comprehensive expertise in the development, manufacture and distribution of watches for a wide variety of occasions and target groups. The implementation of customer ideas is a particular strength. At its headquarters in Pforzheim, the company’s team of experienced watchmakers guarantees high-quality development and production of private label watches.
To this day, the traditional brand Para – after the initials of the company’s founder Paul Raff – is a trademark of the company. However, the main focus of the company’s activities has always been in the OEM sector with the core competencies of ready-made watches, adaptation and individual solutions.
The implementation of individual customer ideas is one of the company’s particular strengths. With concentrated development, design and production know-how and qualified watchmakers at the company headquarters in Pforzheim, smooth processes and consistent quality can be guaranteed.
In the case of an individual solution, the customer works from the outset with a competent team of experienced designers and technicians who ensure that the project is implemented in a reasonable time and with convincing quality.
In addition, at Raff the customer will find a wide range of ready-made watch models, from simple three-hand watches to sophisticated chronographs. The collection includes ladies’, men’s and children’s watches, models made of steel, titanium and ceramics. Such ready-made products can be printed with the customer’s own logo in quantities as small as 5 and delivered at short notice.
The company claim beautiful. good. true. has always characterized the STOWA company mentality. Since the company was founded by Walter Storz in 1927, STOWA watch models from the Black Forest have been a source of worldwide fascination. Pilot and Bauhaus watch models that have become classics have made a lasting contribution to the company’s success. In 1996, the goldsmith and watchmaker Jörg Schauer took over STOWA and expanded the product range with contemporary, new watch models.
The competence of STOWA is shown in its own manufactory with its watchmakers, goldsmiths and the individualizations by engravings. Best workmanship, high-quality movements as well as the production of unique pieces are part of STOWA’s daily craft. Only highly qualified specialists make this high added value possible. Every process, from design to production to shipping, is carried out precisely and with passion.
STOWA watches convince experts and collectors worldwide due to their innovative design and unique finish. Classics in the collection testify to the brand’s origins, but new developments also show the way to the future – for more than 90 years, an uninterruptedly beautiful, exciting and successful story for STOWA’s customers.
The best trained specialists are also part of the lived sustainability. The Black Forest offers these specialists – be they watchmakers, some of whom come from the watchmaking school based in Pforzheim, or employees who have been trained in one of the many jewelry manufactories. A high level of technical knowledge, loyalty and motivation characterize these STOWA employees.
The history of the family-owned company Hermann Staib, which is now managed by the fourth generation, began as early as the end of the 19th century with a workshop for toolmaking and wire processing. On the basis of this workshop, Hermann Staib, who gave the company its name and provided the impetus, founded the production company in the golden city of Pforzheim in 1922, which still bears his name today.
Elaborate products made of braided chains in various precious metal finishes or stainless steel, also known as “Milanese braid” or simply “Milanaise”, form the essential basis of the collection. Components such as clasps or end pieces complement the range of the company, which is strongly focused on exports.
The characteristic Milanaise braids are also the focus of the collection when it comes to jewellery as bracelets or necklaces. Additional pieces of jewellery such as brooches, rings and earrings are available to match each. As with watchband production, all customer wishes, including technically complex special features, can be realized individually.
The fact that the Hermann Staib company has long since established itself as an important partner to the international watch industry is based on the successful combination of modern production structures and craftsmanship. To this day, the headquarters in Pforzheim, along with additional production facilities in Asia and Eastern Europe, are the hub of manufacturing. Thus, the design language of the designs is also completely and consistently developed at the Pforzheim site.
Hermann Staib GmbH is also consistent when it comes to sustainability issues. The company is a member of the Responsible Jewellery Council and is certified in accordance with the RJC Code of Practices (COP) and the Chain of Custody Standard (CoC). In this, the company voluntarily undertakes to observe the ethical, human rights, social and ecological values of the RJC and to live them in all daily operations, business planning activities and decision-making processes.
Carl Dillenius is a traditional company with more than 160 years of history. Its roots lie in the production of jewellery and yet today’s group of companies is present in very different markets, for example also in the aviation and leather goods industries.
Today, Carl Dillenius is a world-renowned manufacturer of gold and silver jewellery and one of the largest European producers of fashionable and functional stamped parts for the shoe and leather goods industry. The company carries out all manufacturing processes exclusively in Germany, from development and design to parts production, surface finishing and assembly.
Carl Dillenius creates high-quality products through identification, competence and commitment. The right combination of the employees’ strengths and expertise creates stable processes for the highest quality.
From the very beginning, Carl Dillenius produces stamped parts, stamped-bent parts and embossed parts made of metal as well as the necessary tools – for sheet thicknesses from 0.08 to 2.5 mm in series of 100 pieces to 10 million parts. The production of milled and turned parts completes our manufacturing spectrum. For the jewellery industry, we produce pin clasps, push button clasps, half clasps, rings, buttons, ornamental parts and pendants.
In 1910, Friedrich Binder laid the foundation for jewellery chain production in Mönsheim with his craftsmanship. Today, as a fourth-generation family business, Binder is the market leader for jewellery chains in Germany and a major producer of creoles. The RJC-certified company exports the high-quality pieces of jewellery made in Germany all over the world.
Chains from Binder are not only “Made in Germany”, but also “unique in Germany”, because all the important parts of a Binder chain are made in-house. The entire product, from the wire to the finished necklace, is produced in-house. This is how high-quality necklaces with a unique character and convincing quality have been created for over 111 years. The jewellery can be recognised by the hallmark “FBM” (Friedrich Binder Mönsheim).
Characterised by the greatest know-how, competent specialist staff and over 100 years of experience, the company delights its customers. Binder combines tradition and innovation in an ideal symbiosis and sets standards in the world of chains. Binder turns values into perfection – that is our claim.
Products of the highest German quality: high tensile strength, allergen-friendly materials, flawless surfaces and perfect shaping – that is what distinguishes a chain from Binder.
In addition to high-quality chains, Binder also manufactures unusual and individual pieces of jewellery as an OEM manufacturer. The variety ranges from necklaces with individual logo tags and sophisticated additional design elements to sets with pendants, rings and earrings. Of course, the comprehensive service also includes attractive packaging and delivery on time to the customer.
Sustainability has always been a top priority at Binder. In times of climate change, it is all the more important for us to make our contribution in the fight against the waste of resources. Binder FBM sources its precious metals mainly from companies that meet the RJC standard and have a corresponding and verifiable certification. In 2017, the company itself received the RJC certificate. As part of the RJC audit, the entire Binder team undertakes to comply with the RJC Code of Practices in the areas of business ethics, human rights, environmental responsibility and social responsibility.
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