Evening conversations

L'Ecole Van Cleef & Arpels offers a regularly scheduled program of Evening conversations, from 8pm to 10pm. These evenings give 60 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic.

Evening conversations

L'Ecole Van Cleef & Arpels offers a regularly scheduled program of Evening conversations, from 8pm to 10pm. These evenings give 60 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic.

Evening conversations

L'Ecole Van Cleef & Arpels offers a regularly scheduled program of Evening conversations, from 8pm to 10pm. These evenings give 60 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic.

Evening conversations

L'Ecole Van Cleef & Arpels offers a regularly scheduled program of Evening conversations, from 8pm to 10pm. These evenings give 60 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic.

Next lectures

A interview with Harumi Klossowska de Rola

Having returned in spirit from faraway lands, but not from her beautiful obsession with wildlife, Harumi Klossowska de Rola will present her new collection of jewelry and objects at the Ecole des Arts Joailliers, on next January 23. Come and appreciate these artworks and their creation path guided by the artist.

Harumi Klossowska, Artist Sandine Merle, Founder at thefrenchjewelrypost.com

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 08:00PM to 10:00PM
session in french
40 €
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Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, a Life led in Adventures and Diamonds during the 17th century

Explorer, adventurer, merchant, precious items dealer and story-teller of his own travels, Jean-Baptiste Tavernier was such a major and unique character of jewelry history. His “Voyages” in the East developed in Europe both the knowledge of far-away places and the taste for precious gemstones.

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 08:00PM to 10:00PM
session in french
40 €
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The Sun King's blue diamond, a rediscovered masterpiece

Discovered in India in the 17th century, the original blue diamond weighed in at a hefty 115 carats, was cut for King Louis XIV of France, stolen during the French Revolution, and then recut as the Hope Diamond. From India to France, from England to America, the story of this diamond is a narrative of ownership and conquest, art and science, myths and facts… Today, more than 6 million people visit the Hope Diamond in the Gem Hall of the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., and recent discoveries at the National Museum of Natural History, Paris, shed stunning new lights on the history of that magnificent gem!

 
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 08:00PM to 10:00PM
session in french
40 €
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The previous evening conversation

A jeweler during the Second Empire: the Maison Mellerio

Nourished by the artistic and industrial effervescence of the Second Empire, the high society chose a jeweler of predilection: Mellerio....
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Inspiring Feathers in Jewelry

Whether be-jeweled birds fly in gold, platinum or precious stones, jewelry artists have always been attracted by feathers… But why? Let’s...
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Precious animals: the bejeweled bestiary

Very popular theme in Art since the dawn of Time, the animal, more than ever, is a major topic of inspiration for jewelry creation ....
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Biominerals: from pearl to coral, to odontolite...

Forming the frontier between the living and the mineral, what exactly are biominerals ? How, from the distant past to the present, has...
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Second Empire : between extravagance and splendor

Echoing the " Spectacular Second Empire " exhibition at the Musée d'Orsay, we propose to live again an era of great changes, both in the...
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The jewels of Eugenie, Empress of the French

Considered one of the most beautiful and elegant women of her time, Eugenie wore with splendor the jewels of the Second Empire. Ambitious,...
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The legendary emeralds of the Muzo Valley

The emerald lovers is amazed when we pronounce the name of Muzo, legendary valley in Colombia. From the legend to the reality, let’s...
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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...
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The taste of Marie-Antoinette: Fashion, Jewelry and precious Furniture

Fashion queen with the most beautiful jewels, Marie-Antoinette remains one the characters who fascinated historians of the past and the...
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Rock or jewel? Discovering an unknown treasure at the École des Mines (Paris)

Heir of the antique cabinets of curiosities, the école des Mines museum of mineralogy owns 100.000 pièces, including minerals, stones and...
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Coming soon

Paris

• February 1 – A interview with Harumi Klossowska de Rola
• March 2 – Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, a Life led in Adventures and Diamonds
• March 30 – The Sun King's blue diamond, a rediscovered masterpiece
• April 27 – Royal extravagance, the Al-Thani Collection at the Grand Palais
• May 18 – Flora in Jewelry arts
• June 22 – Architecture & Jewelry

Hong-Kong

• March 15 –  Precious animals: the bejeweled bestiary
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March 16 – Biominerals: from pearl to coral, to odontolite...