L'ÉCOLE in the US

School of Jewelry Arts supported by Van Cleef & Arpels

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Offer a special experience to your beloved ones in Paris!

30 courses and workshops to pick from, for the perfect gift.
From 40€ to 420€.

*For you, your jewelry fans, friends and family.
** No worries, you can pick the amount and they can pick the course

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Precious Ornamental Stones

Online Conversation
Wednesday, April12th at 1:00PM EST in French

Thursday April 13th at 1:00PM EST in English

What exactly are ornamental stones? The expression refers to a host of minerals whose myriad colorful hues are key to unlocking their mysteries.


Join us on April 12 or 13 to delve into the mysteries of these precious stones.

Marie-Laure Cassius Duranton, a gemologist, art historian, and teacher and researcher at L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts, and Paul Paradis, an art historian specialized in the decorative arts and teacher at L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts, will dazzle you with their knowledge!

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Fauna in High Jewelry: Inspiration and Creation

Online Conversation
Wednesday, March 15th at 1:00PM EST in French

Thursday March 16th at 1:00PM EST in English

How can a piece of jewelry depict the flight of a bird or a fish’s iridescence? Jewelers have throughout the ages and on all continents observed fauna and brought together different materials to pay tribute to the animal kingdom.

Join us on March 15 or 16, 2023 and nurture the animal spirit within you!

With Caroline Benzaria, Art Historian, art critic and independent journalist & Inezita Gay-Eckel, Jewelry Historian and Professor at L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts.


Open to all, L’ÉCOLE’s mission is to share jewelry culture with the widest possible audience.
Founded in 2012 on place Vendôme with the support of Van Cleef & Arpels, L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts offers an exclusive program, revolving around three main themes: savoir-faire, history of jewelry, and the universe of gemstones.
L'ÉCOLE welcomes the general public into the world of jewelry through courses, conferences, exhibitions and publications, both in Paris, Hong Kong and Shanghai—its three permanent sites—and in the rest of the world with traveling events.
Please refer to this page for our upcoming events in the U.S. and follow our online conversations listed!

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