Evening conversations

L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts offers a regular program of talks. Evening conversations give 70 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic. “Meet the autor” gatherings offer a chance to discuss a book with its author.

Evening conversations

L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts offers a regular program of talks. Evening conversations give 70 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic. “Meet the autor” gatherings offer a chance to discuss a book with its author.

Evening conversations

L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts offers a regular program of talks. Evening conversations give 70 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic. “Meet the autor” gatherings offer a chance to discuss a book with its author.

Evening conversations

L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts offers a regular program of talks. Evening conversations give 70 people the chance to learn from and share with two experts on a particular topic. “Meet the autor” gatherings offer a chance to discuss a book with its author.

Next lectures

Ruby, between science & history

Red is the color of the gem of king... But what is a ruby? Between gemology, history and the challenges, we invite you to rediscover this stone in all its facets.

Emmanuel Fritsch, Professor at the Nantes University, Researcher at  the Jean Rouxel Materials Institute (IMN-CNRS), Responsible for the Gemology degree
&
Marie-Laure Cassius-Duranton, Gemologist, Art Historian, Professor at L'Ecole, The School of Jewelry Arts, and at the French Laboratory of Gemolog.
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 08:00PM to 10:00PM
session in french
40 €
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Meet the Author

To celebrate the publishing of the book, Figures & Faces – The Art of Jewelry, come to meet the author, Évelyne Possémé, in the library of the School of The School of Jewelry Arts.

These « Meet the Author» gatherings, which will take place once every three months, will offer a chance to discuss a book with its author. The format will be simple and straightforward: mid-day, for one hour, with one book and one author.  A book signing will follow (it will be possible to buy a book on the spot).

Évelyne Possémé, Chief Curator at the MAD, in charge of the Art nouveau – Art Déco and Ancient and Modern Jewelry Departments, is the author of numerous jewelry publications, examples of which are: Bijoux Art déco et avant-garde(2009), Van Cleef & Arpels, L’art de la haute joaillerie (2012) and  Figures & Faces – The Art of Jewelry, her latest book, co-authored with Patrick Mauriès and with photographs by Jean-Marie del Moral.

Admission is Free, by Reservation.

Évelyne Possémé, Patrick Mauriès et Jean-Marie del Moral, Figures & Faces– The Art of Jewelry, Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 2018, 128 pages, 80 illustrations 19,50 €.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 12:30PM to 01:30PM
session in french
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September 20 – Ruby, between science & history
October 11 – Men's rings
November 15 – Men's rings
December 20 – Talismans-jewels