L’Ecole Van Cleef & Arpels is in Dubai !

From November 7 to 25, 2017 at Dubai Design District

Founded with the support of the Maison Van Cleef & Arpels in Paris in February 2012, l’Ecole Van Cleef & Arpels is the world’s first jewelry school open to the general public. It aims unveil dthe savoir-faire, history and culture of fine jewelry and horlogy.

This school, usually based in Paris’ iconic Place Vendôme, is coming for the first time to the Middle East this month to present a series of evening conversations, creative workshops (including children ones), exhibitions and classes.

The classes are arranged around three themes: savoir-faire, art history of jewelry, and the universe of gemstones.

The Institut français in the United Arab Emirates / Cultural department of the French Embassy is a proud partner of this great initiative. A « French Day » will be organized within the frame of this partnership.



Saruq Al-Hadid: A Platform for Creation

Through the Eyes of a Connoisseur

Pearls & Jewels of the Gulf

Emirati Adornment: Tangible & Intangible

Van Cleef & Arpels Emerging Designer Award

Invitation to the Voyage: Travel with Minerals

Cinema and Jewelry Nights:

Saturday 11th November: To Catch A Thief (1955)

Saturday 18th November: Cleopatra (1963)

Wednesday 22nd November: Joddha Akhbar (2008)


To learn more about L’Ecole, its events, and to register to the classes and workshops : https://me.lecolevancleefarpels.com/en/schedule/