Friday, October 7, 2016

Carved Gemstone Masterpieces by Dreher


Patrick Dreher’s mouse is a carved single crystal of smoky quartz.
Gerd Dreher, born in 1939, is continuing the family tradition of his father, Paul Dreher. Gerd Dreher has specialized exclusively on engraving animal sculptures.

He works together with his son, Patrick, the fifth generation gemstone engraver from the House of Dreher.

Chameleon carving by Gerd Dreher is made in grossular garnet with shale.

Agate, carved into a frog on a lily pad. Gerd Dreher.

Carved Jasper Toad and Matching Rough Specimen, Gerd Dreher. Est $ 15,000-20,000

A Carved Ametrine Rooster, Gerd Dreher

Fine Opal Carving, "The Pig," Gerd Dreher
Citrine mouse with gold tail

Smoky Quartz Carving of a Mouse on a Toadstool, Gerd Dreher. Est $ 15,000-20,000

Banded Agate, Gerd Dreher. Est $ 10,000-15,000.

Carved Ruby Toad, Dreher. Est $ 12,000-18,000.

Coral, Lapis Lazuli, and 18 Karat Gold "Seahorses" Carving, Gerd Dreher. Est $ 10,000-15,000.

Polychrome Banded Agate Snail.

Carnelian Gold Veil Tail Fish. Dreher

A sitting chameleon chrysocolla carving.

Beryl mouse

Carved from a single piece of natural Brazilian agate