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Tanja Friedrichs was born in Duisburg in 1971. After vocational training in Düsseldorf and jobs as a goldsmith in Hamburg and Berlin, she studied at the Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences where she graduated as Product and Jewellery Designer in 2006. She, then, founded her own studio in Duisburg. Since 2007, she is regularly showing her collections at the »inhorgenta munich« and participating in national and international exhibitions.


Participation in national and international exhibitions (selection):

“INVENT” Berlin; “Tendence” Messe Frankfurt; “Blickfang” Stuttgart; “Entry 2006” Zeche Zollverein, Essen; “Passione” Messe Frankfurt; “D-SIGN” Galerie Bröhan, Berlin; “FH Düsseldorf” Grassimesse, Leipzig; “nicht ohne” Kestner Museum, Hanover; “Neck-Lust and the Chocolatier” Florida Craftsmen, Inc., St. Petersburg, Florida; “Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500–2005” Cooper-Hewitt, New York; “Lepels/Spoons” Galerie Ra, Amsterdam



  • 2014 My earrings “Méridien de Perle” crafted in palladium white gold with Tahitian pearls were placed third in the “Pearl Grand Prix 2014” of the Schmuck Magazine (03/14). (PDF article 4,1MB)
  • 2012 the ring LOOPE from my collection »Reine Zierde«‚ was selected for the virtual ART AUREA MUSEUM for the third time in a row after the rings LA in 2010 and QUIRIL in 2011.
  • 2006 Acknowledgment “Nachwuchsförderwettbewerb 2006, Schmuck und Gerät”, GfG-Hanau and Bertha Heraeus and Kathinka Platzhoff Foundation, Germany
  • 2004 Second prize, Packaging Design Prize by Leser, Germany
  • 1998 First prize in the field of Jewellery, “Junges Handwerk NRW”, Chamber of Handicrafts, Aachen, Germany