Handcrafted Jewelry

St Louis, Missouri | 39 Sales


Handcrafted Jewelry

St Louis, Missouri 39 Sales On Etsy since 2009

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A love of the little things

After a few detours I came back to what I love to do most:
Working with my hands.
Just by lucky happenstance in 1996 I landed a spot as an apprentice as a Goldsmith in Dortmund Germany, which are very in demand.

After moving to the United States in 2002, I set up shop in my home and started selling to friends. I've been running my own business ever since.

Most of my work is made from silver and gold. For a pop of color or some sparkle I like to add precious and semi precious stones.
Usually I start with silver sheet, which I cut with a jig saw. The pieces are bend or forged and soldered. Then I create different finishes using steel wool for brushed finishes or hammers , stamps and files for a more textured look.

I find inspiration in modern architecture and nature. Lately I'm also interested in science imaging and graphics. I also create custom designs for customers and often this collaboration sparks new ideas.

I love working on small things, trying to create perfect little objects. It's just the right dimension for me.

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Production partners

  • Carrera

    NY, United States

    As recommended by another jewelry artist I use Carrera for small, repetitive and labor intensive parts. Carrera is a very well established casting service , that works with many jewelers in New York and around the country.

Shop policies

Last updated on March 16, 2011
Thank you so much for shopping at Christiane's!

Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Apple Pay
  • Klarna
  • Sofort
  • Ideal
  • Paypal
  • GiftcardAccepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
Returns are accepted within 3 weeks if the item is returned undamaged. The buyer must pay return postage and insurance.
I only accept Paypal right now. Missouri residents are subject to 8.421% tax.
Some pieces are made to order. Please calculate 3-5 business days until items are shipped by USPS first class with insurance unless another method requested.