What RHINESTONE Stands For

“We called our company “RHINESTONE” because we can tell a story about those stones and where they come from: Rhinestones had been found at the banks and in the shallow waters at the side of the upper Rhine river between the ancient cities of Chur and Bregenz.

There, in more ancient times, mountain crystals had been formed by the natural influence of waters to look very similar to diamonds. But they were only to be found by those who diligently sought them.

Later, during the second half of the 18th century, the first imitations of the RHINESTONES appeared, and they gradually became fashionable. Until, in our days, only the decorative quality seems attractive. And something deeper was lost…

The basic idea of our publishing company is to “dig deep”, be patient and diligently bring to the surface of what had been hidden for centuries, in the worst of all cases. The shining genuinity of the “true prescious objects”, though, is still beyond any comparison. And it is worth looking at them, digesting and almost inhaling them. Simply because this is the stuff our present day reality comes from. – Today, the business concept of Rhinestone Publishing is based on three pillars:

We had been active in the field of regional reports and journalistic work over the past years, and some of it had been collected in the German language “Schweizweit” blog. This blog is being worked on occasionally and therefore also contains more recent material added every now and then. – As from time to time, we are still working on this website, please turn to “Contact & Legal” for further information.

The basic idea of our publishing company is to “dig deep”, be patient and diligently bring to the surface of what had been hidden for centuries, in the worst of all cases. The shining genuinity of the “true prescious objects”, though, is still beyond any comparison.

And it is worth looking at them, digesting and almost inhaling them. Simply because this is the stuff our present day reality comes from.