Elke Puercher, born 1977 in Bad Aussee, Austria is a close to Graz based contemporary jewelry designer and maker. She started her education 1993 in Bad Aussee and completed her apprenticeship examination as a Jeweler in 1997 immediately followed by two years of masterclass at HTBLVA Ortwein in Graz with her teachers Walter Klug & Gerhard Lojen. In 2004 Elke was registrated as a state-approved artist.
After working for several jewellers she follows her own artistic concept since summer 2014. In 2015 and again in 2018 her author´s jewelry pieces were exhibited at Designmonth Graz.