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Private visit of the exhibition "Ors et Trésors, 3000 ans d'ornements chinois"

An exhibition proposed by the School of Jewelry Arts

Description

Discover the new exhibition of the École des Arts Joailliers during a scintillating private visit... "Ors et Trésors, 3000 ans d'ornements chinois" is an exhibition that illustrates more than three thousand years of goldsmithing in China, through a selection of masterpieces from the extraordinary Mengdiexuan collection.

To know

The exhibition is organized around three main themes. It offers an introduction to the scientific and gemological aspects of the material and properties of gold. Thanks to the showcases composed of nuggets, crystals and old jewelry, the exhibition explores these different aspects. The exhibition then focuses on the know-how of the craftsmen, with several major techniques: hammering, chasing, casting, granulation, filigree, inlaying and gilding. Finally, the exhibition highlights the symbols: Chinese art presents a varied iconography, symbolizing happiness, longevity, rank, prosperity or, more generally, good omens. The ornaments of the Mengdiexuan collection offer us a glimpse of this symbolic wealth. 

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After a first presentation at the Asia-Pacific School of Jewelry Arts in Hong Kong last spring, t

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Practice info:

Thursday, December 1st at 7pm

School of Jewelry Arts
31 Rue Danielle Casanova
75001 Paris

Your name will be written on a list at the entrance of the event

31 Rue Danielle Casanova