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A History of Jewelry, from Louis XIV to Art Deco

22 November 2021 - 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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One event on 6 December 2021 at 2:30 pm



From Louis XIV to Art Deco, punctuated by extraordinary discoveries, the history of jewels is marked by great creators.

From gemstones to precious metals, from the most innovative use of materials, from the Baroque to Art Deco, you will experience, through the creations, the blossoming of modern jewelry.
Finally, you will have the privileged opportunity to view first hand L’ÉCOLE’s collection of antique jewelry pieces.

This course is led by two art historians.

Good to know:
– 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


L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts, was established in 2012 in Place Vendôme, Paris, with the support of High Jewelry Maison Van Cleef & Arpels and opened its second permanent location in K11 MUSEA, Hong Kong in November 2019. It is the first school in the world to invite everyone from the general public to connoisseurs to explore the world of jewelry arts. In addition to providing courses throughout the year at the permanent Paris and Hong Kong locations, L’ÉCOLE has expanded its educational programs worldwide with travelling editions featuring special courses, talks, publications and exhibitions in cities such as Tokyo, New York and Dubai.

L’ÉCOLE carries several research projects and partnerships with museums and academic institutions, including Musée des Arts Décoratifs (Paris), The Comédie-Française Museum (Paris), École Boulle (Paris), École des MINES ParisTech (Paris), Liang Yi Museum (Hong Kong) and also Hong Kong Design Institute (Hong Kong). It also offers online educational videos and conversations, and a library specialized in jewelry arts.

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