L’ecole, School of Jewelry Arts to visit New York in October
L’ecole, School of Jewelry Arts to visit New York in October.The L’ecole, School of Jewelry Arts, supported by Van Cleef & Arpels is being held in New York, between the October-November months, reports say. This endeavor by Van Cleef & Arples became the first school to invite the public to learn and know the depths of the jewellery world, as reports state.
The courses are spread between 24th October to 9th November. There will be programs across age groups – 15 for adults, four for children and teenagers and six expert discussions, as per reports.
Work by artists, private jewellery collections and replicas of 20 important diamonds sold to Louis XIV in 1668 will be exhibited at the three exhibitions, namely – “Daniel Brush: Cuffs and Necks”, Eyes of a Connoisseur”, “The Fabulous Destiny of Tavernier’s Diamonds: From the Great Mogul to the Sun King”. The exhibitions are free for the public and will be held along the duration of L’ecole, reports say.
Courses will be offered in historical and gemological survey of engagement rings, a workshop on Japanese urushi lacquer and gouaché painting and its historical role in jewelry.
Each course is slotted under the general category of “art history of jewelry,” the “universe of gemstones” or “savoir-faire”.
There is a 12-student cap per session and the class will be conducted by two to four experts from a field.
The effort is concentrated on bringing the jewellery arts which have been contained within the profession and its lineage, to anyone who is keen on learning the art.
L’Ecole, School of Jewelry Arts was set up in 2012 with support from Van Cleef & Arpels. The school conducts classes every month also in Paris. Its curriculum also offers programming in international cities. Its class was held in New York in 2015, and the school has been hosting special one-off discussions in New York since 2015, reports add.