The representation of jewels in European painting

Since the Renaissance, painters illuminated their masterpieces with the most beautiful jewelry and gemstones of their time. The art of the jewelers is thus revealed by paintings, sometimes witnesses of disappeared jewels. Let us decode together the fascination of European artists for the representation of these jewels.
 
Evening Conversation with:
 
Guillaume Glorieux
Doctor in Art History, Professor of art history at the Rennes University
and graduated at the Paris National Superior Business School 
 
&
 
Gislain Aucremanne
Art Historian, graduate from the Ecole du Louvre
and professor at L’Ecole Van Cleef & Arpels