about

If you want to create new footprints, you need to go your own way . . . 

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your very personal, permanent companion and its history . . .

experience

so much more than just a visit to my workshop. . .

ideas, shapes, materials, colors . . . emotions

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plan

everything new starts with an idea

we work out how your very personal piece of jewelry will look like. . .

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melt

melting down gold is like a new beginning, to give new meaning to the old. . .

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shape

giving shape . . . one of the reasons why I love my job so much

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tools

every time I use one of my tools I look forward to fulfilling his destiny . . .

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love

doing what I do and doing it the way I do,

leads me to the awareness that somehow it is ... always about love.

i like this idea and try to live it every day.

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passion & purpose

is about finding out more about people, nature and philosophies

and about giving form and meaning to new ideas

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inspiration

a documentation by marc, who accompanied me in my workshop and on bali with his camera and put the impressions together wonderfully

 

philosophy

love what you do ● protect resources ● share your knowledge ● care

 
 

SUSTAINABILITY

preserve what nature lends us . . .

 . . . for the generations after us. mplementing sustainability as a jewellery designer and master goldsmith begins with...

HANDWORK

make something GOOD

Our hands have a central function in everything we do. In goldsmithing, this function is combined with art...

KNOWLEDGE

understanding WHAT, HOW and WHY

Every day provides material for new ideas. There are new things to discover and experience, everywhere I go ...

COMPETENCE

try something new every day

my 26 years of self employment were characterized by learning and experiencing, trying new things...

DURABILITY

lasting quality

high-quality materials and their masterly processing form the basis for durability in my handiwork....

HAPPINESS

i am happy, when you are

this is the reason why I love my job so much. . . every day I meet people who have experienced moments, they want to preserve...  

 
 
 
 

our hands are made to create things

izandla zethu - our hands (isiXhosa) - my project of the heart with masifunde in South Africa

 

journal

pictures and impressions of my work

 
 

AUTUMN fruits

October 2020

📷 MAGGY MELZER

It's unbelievable how people, ideas and things sometimes come together. Like meeting with Maggy Melzer ...

Noemi & Michaela

Heidelberg, August 2019

📷 MAGGY MELZER

The idea of this photo shoot with my daughter Noemi and me was: "Why shouldn't we just show our own ...

NEW WEB

Köln, July 2019

📷 VICKY BAUMANN

Amazing, how quickly Vicky and I planned and were happy to find a wonderful day on which ...

 
 
 

MoRe golden things 

Cornwall, Juni 2017

📷 TAYLOR & PORTER ⎜ Louise

This photo shoot was well worth travelimg to the beautiful Port Eliot Estate in Cornwall ...

MoRe golden things 

Paris, Dezember 2015

📷 GREG FINCK

An exciting adventure in Paris ... with a professional and personable team I had one of the best ...

my STUDIO

2014 - 2016

📷 NICOLE PAUSIN MENIUS

Sometimes "it just meant to be like that" ... like the encounter with Nicole ...

 

recommendations

my tips for your visit to my region

Heidelberg

around the corner

Pforzheim

Karlsruhe

Baden-Baden

Stuttgart

© 2020 by Karsten Franz

Michaela Römer - sustainable fine jewelry - Fair - Nachhaltige Godlschmiede