Bettina Speckner *1962 was born in Offenburg, Germany. She initially studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich with Horst Sauerbruch afterwards Jewellery with Hermann Jünger and Otto Künzli. In 1985 she was a guest student with the Fluxus artist Daniel Spoerri (with whom she had an exhibition at Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim in 2014). Since 1992 she runs her own jewellery workshop, first in Munich and now in Übersee.