Otto Künzli attended the Schule für Gestaltung in Zürich, Switzerland from 1965–1970, where he took the metals course. In 1970, he had his final apprenticeship and became a goldsmith, working at various workshops in Zürich and Bern. From 1972 to 1978, Künzli studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste München (Academy of Fine Arts Munich) in Munich under renowned German jeweler Herman Jünger, taking further classes in the goldsmith's craft. In 1975, he moved into his current residence in Munich, and established his studio. Still working in Munich today, Künzli has become well known in the world of art jewelry for his minimal and conceptual pieces filled with wit and irony. His work has... more.