Manfred Wild is active/lives in Germany. Manfred Wild is known for gem, precious stone carving, sculpture.
Biography Manfred Wild
Born in 1944, Manfred Wild, an eighth-generation gem cutter, is one of the most renowned lapidary artists to emerge from Idar-Oberstein. At the age of twenty, during an apprenticeship with a gemstone merchant, he began his well-rounded educational journey in the areas of fine art, gemstone cutting, engraving and goldsmithing.
Working in a family tradition of stone cutters established in 1630, Manfred Wild is one of the world's most famous creators of "objets d'art." He is best known for his virtuoso work in rare, precious and semi-precious materials carved as perfume bottles, animals, whimsical figures, flower studies, enameled eggs with concealed "surprises", cameos, chalices and objets de fantaisie made of precious stones, gold and sil
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