Gerd and Rolf are a husband and wife
and individually create casual elegant
Gold and Silver
jewelry in Studio
by traditional Fabrication and Lost Wax methods in
the Pacific Northwest for more than 48 years.
Gerd was born in Seattle's Sister
Bergen Norway and moved as a young one
to Seattle in the
Rolf's Family originated in Flanders,
today known as Belgium.
In the 1500's Claus the Elder,
a Captain of the Hanseatic League
to Mykleburg Germany and then on to Bergen, Norway.
Our Family has been Norsk since the 1500's.
Rolf's branch of the Norwegian Family Tree
moved to Canada from
Bergen in the 1930's
to Washington State during the 1950's.
Both Families came to this
Pacific Northwest many years ago and felt very much
home with the natural rugged forested beauty,
its Temperate Clime and
proximity to the Sea.
Washington State's fantastic natural beauty
combined with a deep sense of appreciation
for their Norwegian Heritage
inspiration for Gerd and Rolf.
Gerd and Rolf's jewelry designs are
examples of ancient Norwegian and Celt influence
North American Designer Art Jewelry.
They produce jewelry designs
of a motif
Water, Waves, Trees, Creatures and Weather
we all share
and appreciate on
"The Wet Coast" of Washington.
Over the last five decades they have
Washington's University District Art Festival,
Bellevue "Best of the Rest Art
also as a Jurist and Artist Couple
in Edmonds Art Festival.
Gerd's earrings and pendants have
in many fine Northwest Gift Shops and Galleries,
Nordic Heritage Museum Gift Shop in Seattle,
Russell's at Orcas Landing
Roche Harbor Gifts on San Juan Island.
Rolf's work has been shown at the
Artworks Gallery in Olga, Russell's Orcas Landing,
The Pike Place
Public Market, Seattle
and Forest Gems Gallery in Port Townsend
the Olympic Peninsula