Exhibition "The Art of Gold, 3000 years of Chinese Treasures"

presented by L'ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts

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"Final Call" - EXHIBITION "The Art of Gold, 3000 Years of Chinese Treasures

26 March  - 29 August 2021
Monday to Sunday, 1pm - 7pm* (last tour at 6pm)

*Audio guide is also available for walk-ins on your mobile phone – please bring your own earphones!

L'ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts
510A, 5F, K11 MUSEA, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2653 0030 (Mon-Fri, 10am-7pm; Sat-Sun, 12nn-7pm)
Email: hk.lecole@vancleefarpels.com 

The Art of Gold: Ancient goldsmithing techniques revealed

L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts supported by Van Cleef & Arpels is proud to present our first exhibition dedicated to jewelry craftsmanship in Hong Kong!
Travel through time to witness the imperishable radiance and lasting power of gold, as it has played a symbolic and decorative role since the 5th millennium BCE. Featuring a selection of masterpieces from the Mengdiexuan collection, the exhibition illustrates over three thousand years of goldsmithing in China, through four major techniques namely hammering and chasing, casting, granulation, wire and filigree. From necklaces, bracelets and earrings, to hairpins, brooches and belt plaques, they take visitors on a journey across central China, the Steppes, the Mongolia and the Himalaya, spanning three millennia from Shang dynasty to Qing dynasty, presenting the goldsmithing techniques that still intrigue connoisseurs’ eyes in the modern days.


L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific is reopen with courses and conversations resumed at half capacity and precautionary measures strictly followed. 

For the health and safety of our visitors, the hygiene of public areas and facilities is strengthened, with alcohol hand sanitizers at your disposal.
Visitors are subject to temperature check before admission and have to wear their own masks in the school premises. Visitors are also required to register personal information on-site by filling in our form or using the “LeaveHomeSafe” mobile app.

The opening arrangements and precautionary measures may vary according to the latest government guidelines. In case of course or exhibition tour cancellation pertinent to official restrictions, L’ÉCOLE Team will contact you with the personal details that you provided during registration.

Please find the latest updates on L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific’s website and social media channels (Facebook, Instagram: @LECOLEAsiaPacific). Thank you for your kind understanding.

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About L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts

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, École supérieure des Arts Appliqués et du Design (Paris), Liang Yi Museum (Hong Kong). It also offers online educational videos and a library specialized in jewelry arts.