Long sought after for their hardness before being appreciated for their brilliance, it is now also by their color that diamonds turn heads around the world.
For several years natural-colored diamonds have seen a growth in popularity amongst connoisseurs, in particular blue and pink diamonds, the most popular among them. But what is at the origin of their color?
Can it be measured, quantified and appraised? Is rarity the only aspect to explain the passion they evoke? As numerous are the mysteries surrounding these gems, during this talk we will attempt to unlock some of their secrets together.
December 19th 2023
7.30pm - 8pm: Cocktail
8pm - 9pm: Conversation
@L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts – 31 rue Danielle Casanova, 75001 Paris
With Elena-Caroline Boneti, Gemologist and Lecturer at L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts
Gilliane Berardini, Art Historian and Lecturer at L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts
Photo: Fancy Vivid Yellow Pear Diamond of 11,29 carats © Van Cleef & Arpels SA