Idar Oberstein: Gem and Jewelry City

Traditional city in Rhineland-Palatinate with about 32,000 inhabitants is known worldwide as a gem and jewelry city and apart from Pforzheim, Germany, Hanau and Schwabisch Gmund one of the four most important jewelry centers in Germany. Enriched by your own gemstone mines cities Idar and Oberstein many golds mithing and agate polishing plants were excellent-the first mention of degradation of agates and precious stones in the region was built in 1375.

The gemstone mines of the Steinkaulenberges are the only gemstone mines in Europe shared to visit today. Reducing commercial came to 1870 to a standstill, as are exhausted the regional deposits of agate. Today, amateur mineralogists and gemstone fans may visit the galleries. In the illuminated visitor’s Gallery, there are including fashion jewelry agates, crystals, amethysts, smoky quartzes and calcite to admire. In two Schurffeldern, children can and be the face of youth, with hoe, try pick and shovel in the traditional gem mining.

Idar-Oberstein can also boast a historic pond loop built in 1634, the the last agate grinding mill driven by water power on the Idarbach which demonstrates how to processing of precious stones from earlier centuries. In addition to the German gemstone Museum and the German mineral Museum there is also a gem experience world – for precious stones fans, there is much to discover! INTERGEM international jewellery fair held here again from the 03-06 October 2014.

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Imperial Gem Lab

Imperial Gem Lab

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INTERGEM 2019 (Idar-Oberstein) – Jewelry

INTERGEM 2019 (Idar-Oberstein) - Jewelry

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502 best Gemstones images on Pinterest

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The Ziemer Family

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The History of Spiessbraten and Schwenkbraten

The History of Spiessbraten and Schwenkbraten

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A Carved Ametrine Rooster, Gerd Dreher,, Idar-Oberstein

A Carved Ametrine Rooster, Gerd Dreher,, Idar-Oberstein

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Idar-Oberstein the city of gemstone carvers

Idar-Oberstein the city of gemstone carvers

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41 best Jewelry

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Veranstaltungen · 04.08.2018

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Cecile Raley Designs: Ceylon Gems from Germany

Cecile Raley Designs: Ceylon Gems from Germany

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Idar-Oberstein the city of gemstone carvers

Idar-Oberstein the city of gemstone carvers

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Idar-Oberstein the city of gemstone carvers

Idar-Oberstein the city of gemstone carvers

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Idar-Oberstein Rubellite Ring

Idar-Oberstein Rubellite Ring

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Idar Oberstein gemstones, gem cutters & carvers

Idar Oberstein gemstones, gem cutters & carvers

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1000+ images about PRECISION GEM CUTS on Pinterest

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374 best A.materials images on Pinterest

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Idar-Oberstein the city of gemstone carvers

Idar-Oberstein the city of gemstone carvers

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Carnelian Stone Trade Beads Idar Oberstein Africa 28 Inch

Carnelian Stone Trade Beads Idar Oberstein Africa 28 Inch

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International Summer Academy 2015 — Tabea Reulecke

International Summer Academy 2015 — Tabea Reulecke

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Neiman Marcus’ 2014 fantasy gift guide

Neiman Marcus' 2014 fantasy gift guide

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5.8ct Amethyst Idar Oberstein Precision cut 5.8ct

5.8ct Amethyst Idar Oberstein Precision cut 5.8ct

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