ANNUAL SPOONS ROBBE & BERKING
An old German manufactory called Robbe & Berking has now turned over 130 years old. It was founded in 1874 in the vicinity of a German city called Flensburg. During its existence, she actively collaborated with such famous brands as Montblanc, Porsche, Maybach, Rolf Benz, Bulthaup, Meisson and Rosenthal. Products of this brand are ordered by European royal houses, the best hotels and the most prestigious restaurants in the world. The King of Jordan has these devices in his palace.
One of the most famous Russian clients of this company can be called Roman Abramovich and the Kremlin, ordering devices with the Alt-Spaten design, decorated with engraving having the appearance of a double-headed eagle.
Since the founding of this factory, dishes and cutlery from a silver manufactory called Robbe & Berking have been regarded by experts as unsurpassed works of art made by silver craftsmen. The characteristic features of the collections of the German manufacturer of silverware are the highest standards of craftsmanship and strict design. The founders of the company adhere to the principle that although others can make such dishes cheaper, but no one can do better than Robbe & Berking. All over the world they have already managed to evaluate the products of this manufactory, this is due to the fact that the company is constantly working to maintain its image, a company producing products of the highest quality and design.
The cutlery produced by the family-owned manufactory Robbe & Berking now occupies a worthy place in the main museums of Europe. They are considered outstanding pieces of modern silver art. All items are made of the best sterling silver, which has the 925th test.
Many items produced at this famous manufactory are collectibles. However, the most desirable object for collectors, you can call the collection spoons, which produces Robbe & Berking. This is due to the fact that each of the spoons is not a variant of its predecessor, but can be boldly called an original and original work of art. Each year, designers and artists working for Robbe & Berking create a new unique spoon. That is what makes her so attractive and precious. In addition, the manufacture makes sure that the period of its manufacture is strictly limited.
Spoons of a given year are produced only during this year, and then never more spoons of this design are ever produced, and this does not depend on how much the value of spoons issued earlier has increased. This is what attracts collectors to such spoons. The spoon of the year is available in two sizes: 17.4 cm and 13 cm; a large spoon weighs about 62.5 grams. It is forged from the highest quality silver and plated with pure gold. In addition, an original pattern of colored enamel is manually applied to these spoons. Each such spoon rises in price from year to year, the best artists of the factory work on its design. Even to order, this manufactory does not make copies of these spoons. These graceful spoons are a real work of art, which makes them very valuable.
Annual spoons have been produced by this manufactory since 1969, and at the moment forty miniature masterpieces have already been produced. For example, in 2001 a model called “Grauereicher“ was released, which means “Heron”. Her pen is decorated with a miniature image of a black heron, which is in perfect harmony with the golden background. Each model is born only once a year, and has its own name. Some models of these spoons are today considered a rarity. On each such spoon on the reverse side you can see the stigma, silver 925, in addition to it you can see the German guarantee stamps in the form of a crown and the moon. In addition, it contains the stigma of the Robbe & Berking factory in which it is made. Such a spoon can be a worthy decoration of the collection or a memorable gift made to a person born in the year of its release.