Student Offer

Around the World in Jewelry (2h30) - Discounted Rate

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Discover the evolution of jewelry through eras and civilizations.

What is "jewelry"? Why are we attracted to it? Every civilization - every era - has provided its own answers.
From Africa and Asia to Oceania, the Americas and Europe, this world tour invites you to discover the materials, know-how, and styles that have shaped jewelry, in both the past and present.

About the Course

If you are a student* or a job seeker*, you can enjoy the discounted rate of €15 for all courses and talks organized by L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts in Lyon (25/11 – 3/12/2023), subject to seat availability.

*A valid student card or proof of entitlement must be presented.

Whether you are attracted by gemstones, interested in the history of jewelry or in the different jewelry professions, these two and a half hours will guide you on the path to knowledge.

Mésoamérique (Mexique) - Coiffe Aztèque - Bridgeman Images
Giuseppe Castiglione (Lang Shih-ning) - Lady Hoja 1760 - Age Fotostock
Gemma Augustea - Kunsthistorisches Museum - Vienne - akg-images - Erich Lessing_Carrousel 1.jpg
L'ECOLE - Around the world in jewelry

Around the World in Jewelry

Sit Back and Relax

  • The course is given by an art historian and a gemologist.
  • You are welcomed by your teachers before the class starts: a chance to meet each other and share experiences
  • You don’t need to bring any specific material
  • A certificate is given at the end of the class
  • Take part in the course "Gold and jewelry, from ancient times to Renaissance princes", to discover the evolution of jewelry through the ages, from antiquity to the Renaissance. 
  • After each class, teachers deliver a list of books, podcasts, websites, museums related to the course attended

High-quality education

L'ÉCOLE as education and research center has a scientific council.

A very unique faculty

All the teachers are passionate experts chosen for their enthusiasm and skill in transmitting their knowledge.


Skills are presented with ease in an enjoyable way, hands-on experience and dialogue. Classes are for everyone with no pre-requisites.

Exclusive interaction

Courses are delivered in small groups to allow students to discuss one-on-one with the experts.

Initiation courses

On an “à la carte” basis courses offered to all those who want to learn and become enlightened amateurs.