ABOUT THE CONVERSATION
Biominerals: from pearl to coral, to odontolite...
Forming the frontier between the living and the mineral, what exactly are biominerals? How, from the distant past to the present, has jewelry showcased them?
Conversation will be conducted in English.
Mineralogist, Professor at the National Museum of Natural History (Paris), Honorary Consulting Professor at Stanford University
Art Historian, Graduate from Princeton University, Professor at L'École of Jewelry Arts
L’ÉCOLE of Jewelry Arts
Van Cleef & Arpels
ABOUT L’ÉCOLE OF JEWELRY ARTS
The mission of L’ÉCOLE of Jewelry Arts is to initiate the public into the behind the scenes inner sanctum of jewelry. Based on the Place Vendôme since 2012, L’ÉCOLE of Jewelry Arts offers an à la carte program for adults and children, which consists of workshops, courses and lectures given both in English and in French by a team of 30 expert-teachers: jewelers, designers, mockup artists, art-jewelry historians, gemologists, watchmakers, lacquer artists and enamelers.