Rupert found his first rock crystals in the airy heights of the Hocharn as a seven-year-old sprout. After the typesetting apprenticeship it quickly became clear that the mountains and their secrets were his true calling. Above all, the thirst for adventure and the search for the most beautiful gemstones in the world led him to the most remote places on our planet.
The trained hotel specialist is today one of the most renowned gem and crystal lovers in Austria. In 1972 Norbert opened the first mineral and gem store in Carinthia in Pörtschach am Wörthersee and in 1973 another branch in the spa and winter sports resort of Bad Kleinkirchheim. Opening of the mineral and jewelry store in Pörtschach am Wörthersee by NORBERT KRANZELBINDER
The Germanist and the restaurateur have decided to continue the traditional company for several years. The focus is on professional advice to customers, as well as marketing the company and developing and designing new products.