Discovery series

The journey of a gemstone, from the mineral to the lapidary’s bench (4 courses)

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Embark on a journey from the stupefying creation process of gemstones at the center of the Earth, to experiencing the lapidary’s art of stone-cutting with your own hands.

About the Series

L’ÉCOLE’s "Discovery Series" are dedicated packages of 2, 3 or 4 courses curated for you to deepen your knowledge about jewelry.

An itinerary built for you at a special price, to take in the order indicated: 

  1. Discover the Gemstones – Duration: 4 hours
  2. Recognize the Gemstones – Duration: 4 hours
  3. The Lapidary’s Art 1 - Discovery: History and Techniques – Duration: 4 hours
  4. The Lapidary’s Art 2 - Initiation: Cutting a Colored Stone – Duration: 4 hours


Description of the Menu

This course selection, which combines geology, gemology, and technical savoir-faire, will guide you from an understanding of the stupefying creation process of gemstones at the center of the Earth, to learning to handle and recognize them, to experiencing the lapidary’s art, from studying the stone to cutting and finally to polishing the gemstone.  

Detail of the offer:

4 courses, total time: 16 hours

  • Regular tuition: 800€
  • Special course menu: 560€

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