Wild, Manfred


Manfred Wild is a lapidary artist and jeweler. Was born in 1944 in Kirshvayler near the city of Idar-Oberstein. Не is the eighth representative of the family dynasty that has been engaged in lapidary art since 1630.

Being born in creative environment, since his boyhood Manfred was keen on painting. Besides the educational school, he graduated from the Art and Commercial college. When he was rather young, Wild started his own business together with his wife Ute, the granddaughter of Emil Becker - the owner of the well-known stone-cutting workshop. Originally, Wild’s manufacture specialized on creating copies of the well-known art objects, but as the time passed, it fully switched off to the designed items production.

Manfred Wild is sometimes called “The 21st century Faberge”. This comparison is quite reasonable. He managed not only to capture the delicate technology of stone and metal processing, but to create his own recognizable style as well, having carefully rendered the best skills and techniques of the greatest artisans of the past.

The author’s works are exhibited in the world largest museums and galleries, such as The Gemstones museum in Idar-Oberstein, Harvard museum in Boston, Jewelry art museum in Korea. Besides, Wild’s works are the dreamed exhibits for private collectors all over the world.

Exhibits in the Museum Collection