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1. Welcome to History of Jewellery Design

DiValenza will get you to explore the glamour and the fine craftsmanship of Haute Joaillerie from the Belle Époque to our days. Vanessa Cron brings high jewellery to life, telling you al the secrets of her creations throughout the twentieth century.

You will meet the patrons, jewellers and fashions that made Europe the epicentre of influential new styles of jewellery, and see the global reach of high jewellery in the twenty-first century.

And including there will be exclusive interviews with: Chaumet, Mellerio dits Meller, Cartier, Boucheron, Van Cleef & Arpels, Wallace Chan, François Curiel on JAR and Viren Bhagat.

2. What will you learn? 

  • You will be able to identify jewellery from the Belle Epoque to today by period.

  • You will know the major fashions and jewellery houses, and understand how each influenced the other to create extraordinary jewels.

  • You will have been introduced to fashionable royalty, celebrities, magnates and artists whose patronage inspired jewellery designers.

  • You will have a broad understanding of the importance and mythology behind different gems, materials and motifs used in European jewellery. 

  • You will have seen prominent contemporary jewellers at work, and have gained an insight into their personal inspirations and impact on today’s collectors.

3. When will online lessons be taken ?

You can chosse between the followin date:

21 April - 1 June, 202

21 July - 31 August 2020

22 Sep - 2 November 2020

3 Nov - 14 Dec 2020

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