Klaus Ullrich embodies the idea of serial jewelry production that keeps the human being in the focus of his artistic concept. 'With my jewelry I try to find a synthesis of form, technique, properties of materials, human anatomy and today's social demands' (Cf. Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim, 1992), stated the gold- and silversmith.

From 1952-1955, Klaus Ullrich studied at the Werkkunstschule Düsseldorf and later taught at the Kunst- und Werkschule Pforzheim. As can be seen from his designs, he considered gold to be the central material of his jewelry design. Geometric forms were the basis of his compositions. In turn, he set accents with the help of stones, gold wire, silver, steel and bone.

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Objects by Klaus Ullrich