On the 100th anniversary of the death of probably the best known jeweller in the history of the world
On 17 September 2020, the man who was probably the best known jeweller in the history of the world and former court jeweller to the tsars Alexander III and Nicholas II, Peter Carl Fabergé, was honoured in Wiesbaden on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his death.
One thing many people don’t know is that Fabergé lived in exile in Wiesbaden between 1918 and 1920 after having fled from the Russian October Revolution. In memory of him, a rogation service was held by Archbishop Mark Arndt of Munich, metropolitan of the Russian Orthodox Church for Berlin and Germany. As well as a major Fabergé icon of St. Nicholas (from the Fabergé Museum in Baden-Baden), the international visitors also had the chance to admire a model of the wheelchair Fabergé used while he was in Wiesbaden. …
ROYAL GEMS in Constantin Wild’s treasure chamber Basel, March 2019: Magnificent gems such as turquoise aquamarines, intense green demantoids and radiant topazes have long fascinated the royal families and continue to do so today. Some precious stones are just as famous as their renowned owners. “The histories of the individual gemstones are every bit as gripping as those of their prominent companions”, says gemstone expert Constantin Wild. “Apart from the material value, there is also an emotional value which is passed on down from generation to generation.” At Baselworld 2019, Constantin Wild will be showing royal treasures from his current premium collection.
Intergem 2018: Customer magazine with declaration of love for home town of Idar-Oberstein
25 September 2018: Accepting responsibility – for employees, Nature and his home town of Idar-Oberstein. For gemstone merchant Constantin Wild, these have always been perfectly natural parts of his corporate philosophy. Coming out in English at Intergem 2018 is the ‘Green Edition’ of the Gem Journal, the exclusive magazine for friends of the company. The current issue is devoted to the world of green gemstones and the balance between Nature and entrepreneurial responsibility. But it is also a declaration of love for the Hunsrück-Hochwald National Park and the gemstone town of Idar-Oberstein. …
– Idar-Oberstein, Sept. 2017 – Antike Edelsteinsammlung aus Idar-Oberstein im Indischen Ozean gefunden, 29 wertvolle Edelsteine sollen ihren Weg zurück in den Familienbesitz finden.
Idar-Oberstein: Ein Fischer hat am Freitag, den 22. September 2017 im indischen Ozean, unweit der Küste Karachis in Pakistan einen überraschenden Fund gemacht: Eingebunden in einem Lederbüchlein fand er eine Sammlung von 29 wertvollen Edelsteinen. …
– Idar-Oberstein, Sept. 2017 – Antique gemstone collection from Idar-Oberstein found in Indian Ocean, 29 valuable gemstones on their way back to family estate.
Idar-Oberstein: On Friday 22 September 2017, in the Indian Ocean, not far off the coast of Pakistan at Karachi, a fisherman made an unexpected find: a collection of 29 valuable gemstones, wrapped up in a little leather book.