About Michael von Krenner
Michael von Krenner believes that jewelry should be fun and easy to wear. Fine jewelry forged of gold and platinum with beautiful gems should not sit in the bank vaults where you do not get to appreciate the beauty of a work of art.
Michael is a Master jeweler and engraver who has traveled all over the world searching for inspiration and new design concepts. His unique style has been described as; antique with a contemporary edge. He also draws on nature for some of his jewelry designs which have a very organic feel During his 14 years in Beverly Hills, California, Michael has created fine pieces of jewelry for many celebrities in the music and film industry, Mick Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks, and the band, Stephen King, Michael Lerner, Michael Keaton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, to mention just a few who cherish Michael’s fine work.
Michael's work is influenced by the natural and organic flora of Hawaii, Michael’s childhood home. He received most of his training from German platinum smiths in Hawaii where he developed his craftsmanship. Michael’s work is some of the finest in the country. He is nationally and internationally renown for his fine work. His attention to detail and meticulous craftsmanship are rivaled by very few. He does most of his work under a microscope, spending many hours at a time working on a piece smaller than the size of a quarter.
As a Graduate Gemologist, Michael is very in tune to the colors of the gems he uses and tries to get the brightest and boldest colors in his palette for jewelry.he likes bold designs and colors that make a piece visible from a distance; like fine miniature paintings or sculptures. Michael’s work is highly sought after and collected by clients all over the US, Europe, and Asia.
Each piece of fine jewelry is hand made by Michael. He is a Master Goldsmith with over 40 years of experience, and many awards.
Michael lives in Yakima, Washington and contributes his art to the local community. He is continuing to expand his private client base through creating fine jewels of art and accurate appraisals of your fine heirlooms.