Blogpost 10: Wempe Jewelers
Where timeless elegance lends brilliance to time itself
Rings, bracelets, earrings, cufflinks, pendants - if you love beautiful objects, you’ll find these selected pieces from Wempe irresistible. Which makes complete sense, since this brand’s experienced jewelers have specialized in creating veritable masterpieces.
Of Values and Dreams: Wempe
In 1878, Gerhard Dietrich Wempe fulfilled a dream by launching his own
company. He did so on a shoestring, making it all the more remarkable
that today, 140 years later, it is globally acclaimed for its
outstandingly beautiful watches and jewelry. This has been the result of
hard work as well as a great deal of courage and creativity. Wempe now
has outlets in nearly every German city, and people also gather in front
of store windows in New York City, Paris, London and Madrid to admire
its exceptional wares. What are the firm’s core values? Tradition and
innovation. Also priceless is the fact that it is still owned and run by
the same family, now in the fourth generation with Kim-Eva Wempe at the
The special thing: lovely, top-quality jewelry is produced in the firm’s own workshop in Southern Germany.
The Ingredients for Wempe’s Fantastic Jewelry: Gold, Silver, Colored Gemstones and Pearls
Precious materials are what give real value to the design and
workmanship of a piece of jewelry. Gold is known for its
indestructibility and is often passed down through the generations. Also
because it comes in such a wide variety of colors and lusters, gold has
been cherished for many centuries as a component of jewelry. So it’s no
wonder that it also plays a brilliant role at Wempe.
In Wempe’s BY KIM jewelry
brand, gold takes center stage in a suspenseful dialog between
innovative design and the time-honored art of metal forging. It gives
rise to bracelets, necklaces, earrings, rings and pendants that reflect
current styles yet possess classical gracefulness.
Sublimely shaped silver also features in Wempe’s jewelry worlds. The ways in which this precious metal reflects and absorbs light add another, very special dimension to the brand’s masterfully crafted pieces, playfully and delightfully capturing the moment. BY KIM silver jewelry harmoniously combines materials such as silk and leather with the luminescence of this “moon metal”. Engraved messages turn many of these pieces into very special, meaningful companions. Did you know that pearls occur in some of the world’s oldest jewelry? Due to their mythical grace and inimitable natural beauty, they have a well-deserved place at Wempe.
Wempe jewelry lets you experience pearls in new, unexpected contexts. Rings, pearl pendants, bangles, earrings and necklaces are ideal platforms for elegantly presenting them – in feminine creations that reflect the zeitgeist while outlasting trends. And colored gemstones set in Wempe jewelry also tell glorious tales. Delicately sparkling in infinitely intense colors, they touch the souls of jewelry lovers. It’s impossible to get your fill of gazing into their depths. So it’s no wonder that Wempe uses them to create jewelry lines that make their owners’ hearts beat faster, day after day.
Discover the world of rings if you’re new to the universe of colored gemstones. There are myriad ways to combine rings to make your very personal statements.
Wempe and Diamonds: a perfect Symbiosis
The real heart
of Wempe’s collection, without a shimmer of a doubt, is diamonds. The
firm’s jewelers have mastered the art of presenting them in utter
perfection. More than 135 years of hands-on experience and dedication
have given rise to a uniquely expressive language. It seems like eons
have passed since Wempe began devoting itself to this symbol of
eternity. During this time, the firm has developed innovations that do
honor to diamonds’ precious heritage – for example, with its own
in-house gemological center.
Diamonds become truly exciting at Wempe as a result of the WEMPE-Cut®,
which the family company developed itself. It adds 80 more facets to
the modern round brilliant cut, for a total of 137 – yielding
unsurpassed brilliance and especially high light reflection. This
perfect round cut, which took two years to develop, is executed entirely
by hand. Each diamond cut in this way is placed in a specially
developed setting that ideally enhances the spectacular play of light
emanating from the WEMPE-Cut®.
Good to know: with Wempe you know that your new piece of jewelry will be top-quality. To prove it, each Wempe diamond starting at 0.25 carats comes with a certificate of authenticity.
Want to know more?
Sometimes we just want to learn more about things that fascinate us. Also because it can make it easier for us to decide which piece of jewelry we want or choose an appropriate stone. You’re invited to browse the Wempe jewelry glossary, which is full of interesting information from A to Z. Or perhaps you already possess a special piece and would like to know how to take care of it; in this case, you’ll be glad to read the special Wempe jewelry care pointers!