A piece of Bavaria to take home
Florian Weidlich has travelled widely but chose to settle back in Bavaria. He loves his homeland and its customs but he is always on the search for new ideas. He sees no contradiction in this approach: “Traditions are not set in stone. They will only survive if people carry them on and adapt them. I try to be traditionally different, and to be consistent in my approach,” asserts Florian Weidlich. The artist finds inspiration in the scenery of his native Bavaria. In his jewellery workship, he sketches ideas, makes models out of wax then creates prototypes of his new design.
This is jewellery with history, but at the same time it gives wearers their own stories to tell. The ideas do not all come from Florian Weidlich: he is happy to be influenced by his customers’ wishes. “I want to create a piece of Bavaria that people can take home,” he says. This leads to the creation of special pieces of jewellery featuring strong symbols such as the Bavarian lion, or bracelets made to resemble “Goaßln” (whips). From jackets and traditional waistcoats to Lederhosen: His fashion collection, which he offers alongside the jewellery, is light and rich in detail – neither ostentatious nor opulent, and with prices to suit any budget. His aim is to capture the history of his homeland in his craft and ensure it continues for many decades to come.