Evening conversations

The School of Jewelry Arts offers a regularly scheduled program of Evening conversations. These evenings give 70 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic.

Evening conversations

The School of Jewelry Arts offers a regularly scheduled program of Evening conversations. These evenings give 70 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic.

Evening conversations

The School of Jewelry Arts offers a regularly scheduled program of Evening conversations. These evenings give 70 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic.

Evening conversations

The School of Jewelry Arts offers a regularly scheduled program of Evening conversations. These evenings give 70 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic.

Next lectures

The Jewels from artists of Diane Venet

Jewelry collector of modern and contemporary artists for over 30 years, Diane Venet unveils these rare artworks in the exhibition entitled “From Calder to Koons, Jewels from artists. The ideal collection of Diane Venet”, presented at MAD-Paris until July 8, 2018. Come meet at L'ECOLE the protagonists of the event and understand the special approach of these artists in their confrontation with the art of jewelry .

Diane Venet, collector
&
Karine Lacquemant, Curatorial Attachée & exhibition curator at the Decorative Arts Museum – Paris
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 08:00PM to 10:00PM
session in french
40 €
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Jade, a "one of a kind" gemstone

Anchored in the oldest history of Asia, jade is a unique and unclassifiable stone. Let’s enter in a gemological and aesthetic journey to discover this mineral apart, from Asia to the West, from the earliest times to the present day.

Tay Thye SunGemologist and the founder of Far East Gemological Lab (Singapore)
&
Inezita Gay-Eckel, Art Historian and Professor at L’ECOLE, School of Jewelry Arts
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 08:00PM to 10:00PM
session in french
40 €
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The previous evening conversation

Between function and ornament: clasp in jewelry

What is a clasp ? Where did it come from? When did it appear? Hidden or visible, it goes beyond mere necessity. Technical focus for...
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Precious Art Deco objects from the Sadruddin Aga Khan collection

Man of taste and culture, prince Sadruddin Aga Khan gathered a collection of over a hundred Art Deco boxes, signed by the great Parisian...
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Marie-Caroline de Brosses: twenty years of creation at Boivin

Since its foundation in 1890 by René Boivin, the history of Maison Boivin is intricately related to several women. Talented designers, they...
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Myths and Legends of the Emerald

In the history of jewelry, a colored gemstone has fascinated humankind. Since its discovery more than four thousand years ago, the emerald...
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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...
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Jean-Baptiste Tavernier : rediscovered treasures

After traveling throughout Europe and the Orient for over fifty years, the French dealer Tavernier came back to Paris in 1668. His chests...
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Royal Splendours: India and the West

Echoing the superb exhibition at the Grand Palais (from March 29 th to June 5th, 2017), Susan Stronge, Senior curator at the Victoria...
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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,...
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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...
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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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Flora in Jewelry Arts

The richness of floral universe has long been a source of inspiration for all jewelers. The Flora book, which the Musée des Arts Décoratifs...
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Coming soon
PARIS
 
May 17 – Artists jewels of Diane Venet
June 14 – Jade, a "one of a kind" gemstone
July 12 – Ilgiz, artist of enameling
September 20 – Stage jewels, jewels of the French Comedy
October 18 – Men’s rings
 
NEW YORK
 
Feb 6 – Animals in Jewelry
 
SEOUL
 
April 17 & 18 – The great collectors of jewelry
 
BAHREÏN, JEDDAH ET SHARJAH
 
April 30, May 1rst & May 3 – The magic of natural pearl
 
NEW YORK & LOS ANGELES
 
May 1rst - May 4 – Great collectors of jewelry in Europe