At the age of twenty-seven the famed artist, Oliver Weber, joined Swarovski and later formed his own company in retail sales of accessories, solely made with Swarovski Crystal Elements.
Especially of interest to
Swarovski Crystal Fanatics are the Oliver Weber
(OW) crystal figurines. These luxurious figures are created with
a combination of polished and brushed rhodium, 22K polished
gold-plated metal or a mixture of both. They are encrusted with
pave stones with accents of enamel.
The premier piece, a family of four dolphins,issued in 1998 at a retail price of
$495, took over four years to create. It is displayed on an
elaborate, blue aluminum base with a thick, beveled-edge glass
background of Swarovski stones forming a transparent wave.
The figurines were produced
between 2001 and 2008 and included a series of animals and
Currrently, The Oliver
Weber Collection consists of pendants and colliers, earrings,
bracelets, rings, accessories, hair accessories, watches, steel,
sunglasses, wallets, bags, belts and special items, based
In early 2002, Annaleece by DeVries became one of the first
wholesale jewelry companies to enter the Gift Industry. Annaleece
started as an offspring of Swan
Seekers Network, a retired Swarovski® crystal brokerage
company owned by Jimer DeVries. Annaleece now sells the figurines
designed by Oliver Weber.
You can also purchase some of the Oliver Weber Collection
from Nancy Stokes, Owner of the Crystal Fox Gallery (our own
crystalfoxy) & CFC Member. Nancy has a fabulous website and is a Premier Swarovski Dealer in
Monterey CA, who contributes generously to the
Crystal Fanatics Club website!
Crystal Fanatics Club website
We have had the pleasure to know both Jimer
and Nancy for a long, long time.
In 2002, at the Anaheim Convention Collector's Show in California, Jimer
introduced us to Oliver Weber personally; it was a pleasure to
You can find All the Photos of the Oliver
Weber figurines in our CFC Photo Galleries.
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