L'ÉCOLE travels to Tokyo

February 23 to March 8, 2019 An ephemeral two-week program of courses, talks and exhibitions at Kyoto University of Art & Design
L'ÉCOLE travels to Tokyo

First school to initiate the public into the secrets of the jewelry world

Established in 2012 with the support of the Maison Van Cleef & Arpels, the aim of L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts, is to share the jewelry culture to a large and varied audience, both in France and abroad. Through offering an a la carte program of courses, talks and exhibitions, accessible to everyone with no pre-requisites, L’ÉCOLE welcomes the public to learn about the savoir faire of jewelry-making techniques, the world of precious stones, and the art history of jewelry

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Art history of jewelry



珠寶課程 - 寶石學

The World of gemstones


Workshops for young people

講座對談 - 珠寶世界(紐約)


L’ÉCOLE Exhibitions Tokyo


L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts in Tokyo

In the heart of Kyoto University of Art & Design, discover the secrets of the jewelry world

Every year, L’ÉCOLE travels to different destinations to meet its students and offer them, in their country, a complete set of courses, talks and exhibitions. Following a first trip in 2013, L’ÉCOLE returns to Tokyo from February 23 to March 8, 2019 and takes up residence in Kyoto University of Art & Design, inviting the public to immerse themselves in the art of jewelry guided by leading experts.

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A showcase of exceptional gemstones and previous objects

From February 23 to March 8, 2019, L’ÉCOLE hosts in Tokyo three exceptional exhibitions that call attention to the many facets of the jewelry arts: jewelry, objects and furniture from an imaginary world between Europe and Japan with "Vestigia Naturae" by Harumi Klossowska de Rola, connoisseurship marked by an exclusive viewing of a local private jewelry collection with the exhibition “Through the eyes of a connoisseur”, and science and history in a display of replicas of 20 exceptional diamonds sold in the 17th century to the French King Louis XIV, with the exhibition “The fabulous destiny of Tavernier’s diamonds”

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