StephanGems Summer 2022

Dear friends and clients of StephanGems! The past 5 months have been truly challenging with a war in Europe, sky rocketing energy prices, and continuous supply chain ruptures.  Our entire Stephan team is looking forward to the summer, and we are more than grateful for all the orders that we have been receiving from our loyal clients in Europe, USA, …

Tucson 2022

Dear friends and clients of the Stephan family!

Kathrin and I truly believe in sustainably luxury. The world is changing faster than ever before and we are all responsible for the future of many generations.

Another challenging year ends, the next already starts exciting

Dear friends and clients of our family business, This year has been truly challenging- at times even more than 2020 was. The pandemic is not over yet, but the watch and jewelry industry is booming, which has created a lack of materials and capacity.  Moreover, the entire world is behind schedule on shipping and prices have gone up in every …

Trade Shows 2021 – It’s Showtime

Dear friends and clients of our family business! We are back to the trade show circus and will participate at three shows this fall. This means that there are three opportunities for you to discover how our business has evolved since Tucson 2020! At all three shows we will present a wide range of Turquoise, carvings, and cameos. Moreover, we …

We proudly present Stephangems – be part of our family

“The time has come!”The team at Herbert Stephan KG has been working closely for the past year and today we are incredibly proud to announce that we will be launching our new shop, stephangems.de, on April 1st, 2021. This is a project created completely in-house. The design- including all photos, the programming and also the marketing was done by our …

25 Jahre Stephan in Tucson, Arizona

The world’s one and only festival of gems

Dear friends and clients of the Stephan family business! Welcome to the world’s one and only festival of gems! For 25 years, I have been coming to Tucson, and it feels like I have not grown any older 😉 I’ll never forget our first Tucson show. We had a tiny showcase, a simple table, and less than 6 m2 of space …

Interview with Caroline Hess and Jessey Dilly

In our November 8th news update, we introduced four future masters of crafts who had just passed their practical exams. Today, we would like to focus on Caroline Hess, the engraver, and Jessey Dilly, the gem cutter. Caroline Hess was trained by Udo Juchem and his son Christoph who both support us in the practical instruction of young gem cutters. …

Interview with Jennifer Barta and Claudia Skodlerak

In our last newsletter, we introduced four future craftmasters who just passed their practical exam, two of them from our company and the other two from Udo Juchem, who supports us in training young engravers. Recently, we met with Jennifer Barta, the engraver and Claudia Skodlerak, the gem cutter, to find out more about the two young women and their …

Future Masters of Crafts present their Artistic Works

Future Masters of Crafts present their Artistic Works

They’ve passed the test! Four masters-to-be are proudly presenting their masterpieces. Two of them come from our company, whereas another two work in Udo Juchem’s studio, who supports us by training the young engravers. The impressive pieces are on display in the Deutsche Edelsteinmuseum (German gemstone museum) in Idar-Oberstein as “Objects of the month.” Engravers Both engravers, Caroline Hess and Jennifer …