After a class in art metals at University of Wisconsin – Stout, Bob found his vocation in jewelry making with a focus on creativity and craftmanship. He founded R.G.D. nearly 40 years ago and enjoys sharing his passion with people. He is an avid hunter and wildlife enthusiast who is also fond of woodworking.
Chris holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – Stout in Studio Art, and has been working as a designer and goldsmith with R.G.D. for nearly 25 years. She is a lover of architecture and nature, as well as design with a drive to create in many mediums.
Recently Kyle graduated with a Bachelor’s in Graphic Design from the University of Wisconsin – Stout with a minor in metals and is currently working with the R.G.D. team to advance his metalsmithing skillset. He is also an aspiring writer with pursuits in sci-fi, thrillers, and even poetry.
Laura helps in the shop with clerical work and billing and has multiple degrees in both food science and risk management. She has been married to Bob for over 30 years and appreciates cooking, reading, music, gardening, and delights in meeting new people.
"My goal is to design and create jewelry that is aesthetically
pleasing, durable, and elegant."
– Robert Giede
We consider all aspects of design to ensure that you have a piece you can wear and enjoy. The durability and practicality of each design are always regarded for your lifestyle and taste preferences. As a result, you will have a memorable keepsake that will last for generations, and we will have created something we are proud to put our name on.
At Robert Giede Design we feel it is vital to donate our time and resources both to our local and national communities. Giving back allows us to use our resources to show our appreciation through meaningful ways. We assist all of the worthy causes that we can and are proud of our affiliations. Here are just some of the organizations we have supported: