History

from 1920 till today

The Leo Wittwer Story

1920

The company Leo Wittwer was founded by Leo Wittwer in Pforzheim, Germany. In the beginning, they produced litte silver charms and little silver crosses.

1962

Reiner Maier started his own company RM representing different jewelry manufacturers around the world. One of tis companies was Leo Wittwer.Later he became junior partner and directed the line of Leo Wittwer towards gold- and diamond jewelry

1968

the company was completely taken over by Reiner Maier

1974

own manufacturing and stone setting techniques made the company famous and internationally well respected

1984

With Frank Maier, the second generation entered the family business. Leo Wittwer expanded its business internationally , after establishing in the UK, Leo Wittwer established more business in Asia and the US .

1990

the legendary icon of Leo Wittwer – the Leo Wittwer Cross -came to life. Based on the initially manufactured lucky charms- Frank Maier developed the first designs of this cross, which became the icon of the brand.

1992

two years after this first sketches, the Leo Wittwer Cross got really famous- the most beautiful jewelry cross , awarded by the international press.

1996

Leo Wittwer jewelery is now available in many countries around the globe. The expansion with Dubai Duty Free in presentation places and corner takes place.

1999

The diamond jewelry becomes more delicate , the solitaire collection gets an important place in the production

2005

2005 Leo Wittwer starts its famous Leo Wittwer Shows in cooperation with their retail partners

2008

the new Leo Wittwer Showroom – combined with elegant meeting and training facilities is opened.

2010

the Leo Wittwer Accessory line is presented. Own designs brought to life in leather and silk made with the same dedication and perfection – Leo Wittwer is known for.

2012

Jewelry line, combined with cold enamel is launched -Portofino -the legendary cross gets color

2013

the Leo Homme line is launched

2015

A new event concept has been developed. Together with the luxury gourmet magzine “Der Feinschmecker“ the Leo Wittwer Event Nights are presented.