Around the World in Jewelry (2h30)

Mésoamérique (Mexique) - Coiffe Aztèque - Bridgeman Images

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.

Take the full series for a special rate

About the course

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.

L'ECOLE - Around the world in jewelry
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Giuseppe Castiglione (Lang Shih-ning) - Lady Hoja 1760 - Age Fotostock_Carrousel 3.jpg
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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.