Hannelore Gabriel is a jewelry designer and goldsmith. Serving out an apprenticeship to a master goldsmith in Germany, beginning at age sixteen. She has since established her own studio, taught at craft schools, lectured in anthropology and art departments of Universities. Winning numerous awards for her exquisite jewelry creations.
Working in 18 karat yellow gold, she is famous for popularizing unmatched chandelier earrings. Her professional focus on metal art, combined with a love of adventure and a fascination with Himalayan cultures. This has led her to undertake a scholarly study of Himalayan jewelry, which has lasted over two decades.
Hannelore is the author of the definitive book, “The Jewelry of Nepal”