Art of Nature celebrates a collection of
one-of-a-kind jewels and objets d’art inspired
by the natural world by showcasing Hemmerle’s
vibrant interpretations of animals, insects, birds
and plants, made over some 18 years,
The artist sought to express the essential grace and flexibility of the wild animal… What makes this necklace even more specials is the fact that it may be worn around a woman's neck as an ornament or else laid flat and admired on the table. Achieving this dual purpose meant that the goldsmith had to solve the difficult problem of endowing the necklace with sufficient flexibility to ensure adequate mobility.
Hemmerle's animals and plants are
sculpturally crafted into realistic shapes,
and the essential characteristics of the
fauna and flora are so well expressed
that the ornaments almost seem to
Combining realism with whimsy,
he has created beautiful and
I wanted to tread a middle path between the decorative and the severe. I wanted my clients to feel that they have found someone who can bring essentials to the fore – but with imagination!