Student Offer

Art Nouveau: Astonishing Jewels (2h) - Discounted Rate

Art nouveau Discounted Rate

Discover the history and creations of a disruptively innovative artistic movement, which, at the dawn of the 20th century, forever changed the Jewelry Arts.

Starting from jewelry creations of the famous René Lalique, Vever, Fouquet, and many other less-known jewelers, you will decode the Art Nouveau style. The professors will help you appreciate the audacious innovations of these visionaries, while placing this movement in the context of an era of great transformations, the “Belle Époque”.

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.

Decrypt the creations of an artistic movement of extreme freedom

Sensuality, femininity, softness of colors and curves, but also extraordinary creatures…Enter into the vision of the world particular to artist-jewelers of the beginning of the 20th century.

Art Nouveau marked a turning point in the history of art and of jewelry, by offering a radically different aesthetic. Only the historical, economic and social conditions of this very unique period could allow this unusual blossoming.

Sit back and relax

  • This course is conducted by two art historians
  • You are welcomed by your teacher 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.
  • 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.