Gerhard C. Herbst
Exquisite handcrafted jewelry
How our Jewelry is Made
Jewelry is one of the oldest forms of decorative art. Seemingly inherent to man's nature, unconnected civilizations throughout time have each developed jewelry which reflects their own unique period and culture.
The work of Gerhard Herbst is primarily concerned with sculptural form and its aesthetic relationship to the body. Using techniques which have their origins in Bronze Age British Isle goldsmithing (1400-
Gold Lunula Neck Collar C. 1800-
Nearly symmetrical this piece was well designed for a comfortable fit.
Twisted Ribbon Torc C. 1200-
Created through a combination of
twisting and hammering the metal.