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Constantin Wild

Heritage – Now & Then

Heritage – Very few people are as familiar with the market as Werner Fritsch: with more than 45 years of experience, the general manager of W. Constantin Wild & Co. looks back on the changes in the world of gemstones. In this interview, he explains what it is that has actually changed.

 

Heritage - Werner Fritsch - general manager of Constantin Wild & Co.
Heritage – Werner Fritsch – general manager of Constantin Wild & Co.

GEM JOURNAL: Herr Fritsch, just recently you celebrated your 45-year jubilee at W. Constantin Wild & Co. What do you think is the most significant difference between your work now and your work as it was when you first started?  

Werner Fritsch: The technological developments, definitely. When I started here we were still communicating by telegram. Today, the contact we have with our customers and business partners is unimaginable without e-mail, smart phones etc. But a lot has also happened in terms of the way gemstones are processed. Back then, everything was done by hand in the cutting-shop. Today, my colleagues programme state-of-the-art CNC machines to put the finishing touches to some of our products. Having said that, with some very special stones nothing can possibly beat traditional craftsmanship.

GJ: Apart from this change in the world of work, how has the status of gemstones changed in the luxury goods sector?   Continue reading Heritage – Now & Then

PRESS: „The Value of Colours – Im Bann der Edelsteine“ von Constantin Wild wird digital

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Constantin Wild – Book – value of colours – wild about gems

„The Value of Colours – Im Bann der Edelsteine“ von Constantin Wild wird digital, jetzt auch in Deutsch.

Presseinformation September 2016

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PRESS: ‘The Value of Colours’ now available in digital form in simplified Chinese

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Constantin Wild – Book – value of colours – wild about gems

Constantin Wild’s book ‘The Value of Colours’ now available in digital form in simplified Chinese too

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PRESS: ‘The Value of Colours’ by Constantin Wild goes digital

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Constantin Wild – Book – value of colours – wild about gems

Mai 2016

Constantin Wild’s book ‘The Value of Colours – Wild About Gems’ is available as of now in digital form.

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Springtime is here! – 2016

Dear gemstone lovers,
when the magnolia in the garden of my house in Idar-Oberstein begins to flower, I know springtime is at the door. But when I see those first buds it’s not just a question of my taking pleasure in the beauty of the tree. I also think back to the time when I planted it to mark the birth of my son. That was 19 years ago – and now there he is taking his school-leaving exams! Time flies. But one thing’s for sure: winter is over now. I’m very much looking forward to the summer, to hot sunny days in my garden with that gorgeous magnolia in blossom. Why not just drop by and admire that magnificence together with me – the magnificence in my garden and the magnificence in my Gem Room too. I’ll be happy to show you around!

Until then …
Sparkling greetings

Constantin Wild

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Spring 2016 Magnolia blossom gallery images 

PRESS: Constantin Wild ist Farbstein-Lieferant des Jahres 2016

Constantin Wild ist Farbstein-Lieferant des Jahres
Constantin Wild ist Farbstein-Lieferant des Jahres

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March 2016

Constantin Wild ist Farbstein-Lieferant des Jahres 2016
Ausgezeichnete Farbedelsteine aus Idar-Oberstein

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Gem Journal goes digital

Dear gemstone lovers,
some of you are sure to be familiar with my GEM JOURNAL as a printed magazine. As for those of you who are not, or those who are and simply feel like having another look at it, all you have to do now is simply scroll down a bit. My premium magazine is now available in digital form – here in the blog! It’s complete, and it’s free! So before you start scrolling, there’s one thing I’d like to wish you: a really good browse!

Sparkling greetings,
Constantin Wild

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Gem Journal – Premium Magazine – The Fantasy Gift Edition

Dear gemstone lovers,
it’s out – ‘The Fantasy Gift Edition’ of my Gem Journal. On this occasion too, I’m going to take you on a journey. To be more precise, a high-carat journey, from New York straight to Idar-Oberstein. Learn how two American ladies came to create the perfect locket in my gemstone workshop. Discover the beauty of my homeland. And find out how important gemstone reports are for the industry. Those are just a few of the topics covered in the new magazine. Some of you are sure to be holding it in your hands already – and as for all the others, I will of course be delighted to hand you a copy on my exhibition stand.

Sparkling greetings
Constantin Wild
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