The Van Cleef & Arpels Jewellery And Watch Academy Crosses The Ocean In Hong Kong’s Yuan Chuang Fang, Opens The Magnificent Country Of Jewelry And Watch Creation

L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels from Paris, France, visited Hong Kong for the first time from October 16th to November 1st, 2014. The two-week professional course leads the public to explore the wonders of fine jewelry and fine watchmaking. Lead the public to explore the mysteries of the world of fine jewellery and fine watchmaking, cultivate cultural accomplishments, and even further become ‘amateur éclairé’-a passionate amateur connoisseur. Many experts and mentors transferred from the Paris Academy include art historians, top craftsmen, senior jewellers, gemologists and watchmakers to teach and interact with the students in person.

From left: Ms. Wang Renman, Ms. Shi Nansheng, member of the Hong Kong Committee of L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels, Hong Kong Committee of Van Cleef & Arpels; Mr. Nicolas Bos, global president and CEO of Van Cleef & Arpels; L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Dean Marie Vallanet-Delhom, Dean of the School of Jewellery and Watches; L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Ms. He Chaoqiong, a member of the Hong Kong Committee of the Van Cleef & Arpels School of Hong Kong, and Cees Prof. de Bont also attended the opening reception of L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Hong Kong Van Cleef & Arpels Jewellery and Watch Academy held in Yuan Chuangfang on October 16.

From left: Ms. Ye Dexian, Hong Kong’s award-winning famous actress; Mr. Van Cleef & Arpels Nicolas Bos, Global President and CEO; L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Dean Marie Jewellery and Watch School Dean Marie Ms. Vallanet-Delhom visited L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels in Van Chong Fong Hong Kong Van Cleef & Arpels Jewellery and Watch Academy.

General Jewelry Academy

   Van Cleef & Arpels Van Cleef & Arpels began in 1906, experienced jewelry and watchmaking craftsmanship for more than 100 years, a steady stream of creative inspiration pregnant with countless classic and timeless masterpieces; since the century, the superb craftsmanship of the family has been hidden Innovations such as Mystery Setting ™, Zip necklaces, and Poetic Complications ™. In 2012, L’ ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Academy was launched. The course rarely chooses non-technical angles, guides students from all backgrounds, explores jewelry production in depth, and cultivates professional appreciation ability. Regardless of whether the students are beautiful people, jewelry enthusiasts, or academic researchers, the college encourages them to master the jewellery skills through their own experience, and at the same time open their hearts and feel the soul of jewelry.

Van Cleef & Arpels Nicolas Bos, President and CEO of Van Cleef & Arpels, announced at the opening reception that L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Academy of Jewellery and Watches from October 16 to November One day in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong award-winning famous actress Ms. Ye Dexian wears Van Cleef & Arpels Van Cleef & Arpels Dragonfly white gold with diamonds and yellow sapphire brooches and Socrate white K gold earrings at L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Opening reception of the Kellebo Jewellery and Watch Academy.

Site selection

   The two-week Hong Kong Van Cleef & Arpels Jewellery and Watch Academy course will be held in Hong Kong’s latest cultural and creative design landmark PMQ, a multi-purpose glass hall ‘The Qube’ with an area of ​​6,000 square feet. Local well-known interior designer Li Yuzhong even personally renovated the decoration, turning the space into a “house” of L’ ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels in Hong Kong.

   As soon as I stepped into the college, an elegant welcome gallery ushered in front of my eyes; guests can stop by the series of books next to the gallery and enjoy a series of masterpieces about high-end jewelry and watch crafts; then walk slowly through the 150-meter corridor Each of the five lecture halls is designed according to the subject to which it belongs.

Diversified Curriculum

   The two-week course features ten themes that fall into three main areas: art history, the world of gems, and superb craftsmanship. Students studying art history will explore mainstream aesthetics from different perspectives, tracing the historical process and modern development of jewelry and watchmaking from ancient times to the present. Students enrolled in the world of gems will explore the depths of the earth, understand the origin and evolution of gems, and learn to distinguish and handle gems. Participants in the exquisite craft course are like being in Van Cleef & Arpels’ high-end jewelry workshop. They gradually explore the process from design to casting, and experience the extraordinary jewelry and watchmaking skills through personal experience.

   Each lesson is about three to four hours long. Each lesson can accommodate up to twelve learners, allowing each learner to deeply understand the mystery of the China, share insights with each other, and experience the exquisite peculiar colors. The course is explained by a professor who is proficient in related topics, supplemented by one or more expert assistants to share, and there is a real-time interpreter explaining the content of the workshop in Mandarin or Cantonese. Upon completion of the course, participants will be awarded a certificate in person signed by Ms. Marie Vallanet-Delhom, Dean of L’ ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels.

professional team

   The team of L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels in Hong Kong consists of 15 professional instructors, including senior jewellers, art historians, top craftsmen, gemologists, history Home and watchmaker. They each have their own strengths, and they will learn from each other and interact with the students in person. The team leader is:

Marie Vallanet-Delhom Ms. L’ ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels First Dean

   Ms. Marie Vallanet-Delhom is the first Dean of the L’ ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels School of Jewellery and Watches. With her extensive experience in the field of high-end jewelry, she has been dedicated to inheritance throughout the process. Ms. Marie Vallane-Delhom holds a Master of Arts degree and immediately became a teacher after graduation. However, she resolutely joined Richemont Group in 1986 and began working for its jewelry company. In recent years, she has focused on the development of Van Cleef & Arpels. . Since her eighteen-year heritage, Ms. Marie Vallanet-Delhom has devoted herself to jewellery research and sincerely infects numerous customers and peers. In February 2012, she was inspired by music and literature to show her creativity and wisdom, and assisted Van Cleef & Arpels to meet new challenges and set up L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Academy of Jewellery and Watches. , And she herself served as the dean.

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Hong Kong Committee

   To support the launch of the L’ ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Academy in Hong Kong, the Academy has appointed a number of well-known local art patrons as members. Through different promotion activities, the committee will encourage all sectors of society to participate in creation, discover new ways of interpretation, and continue to spread the essence of art, culture and design.

L’ ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels is pleased to invite the following persons to be members of Hong Kong:

Professor Cees de Bont, Dean of School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Ms. He Chaoqiong, Managing Director, Shun Tak Holdings Limited
Ms. Lin Mingzhu, Director of China Contemporary Art Gallery and Founder of China Art Foundation
Film Studio founder and producer Ms. Shi Nansheng
Ms. Wang Renman, Principal and Artistic Director of Wang Renman Ballet School

L’ ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Hong Kong Van Cleef & Jewellery & Watch Academy, the instructor explained the content of jewelry design

Children’s Workshop

   In order to uphold the spirit of cultural heritage, L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels will hold a series of ‘children’s workshops’ in the two Sundays in Hong Kong to relax and enjoy the family fun interactive activities , Encourage children to design ornaments by themselves, and inspire their creative talents.

Thematic activities

   During the college’s stay in Hong Kong, three guest lecturers will be invited to hold regular lectures and talks, in-depth discussions on topics related to the world of jewelry, including ‘Hidden Mosaic ™ and Bamboo Shed’, ‘Jewelry Design and Calligraphy’ and ‘Diamond and Jade’. Students participating in the night talks can interact with two expert speakers every night to absorb professional knowledge and inspire their unique set of insights on jewelry.

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Hidden Mosaic ™ and Bamboo Shed Construction

   Witness the moment when jewelry making meets the world of architecture: the family’s patented inlay mosaic method ™ makes the claws invisible, creating a flawless jewelry masterpiece; on the other side, a traditional bamboo shed made of bamboo and nylon cymbals The construction process has been simplified and numerous iconic buildings in Hong Kong have been achieved. This talk will lead students to explore the Main d’ Or ™ and the expertise behind it by comparing the two processes.

Jewellery Design and Calligraphy

   Jewelry design and calligraphy are both art forms. In this talk, we will explore the poetic art of gouache and Chinese calligraphy. Through the conversation, students will discover the tools and techniques shared by the two scholarships and understand how they affect the visual impact of each design.

L’ ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Hong Kong Van Cleef & Jewellery and Watch Academy students explore watch movements

Diamond and Emerald

   Emerald is the hardest type of natural gemstone, which coincides with diamond. Both also need extreme skill and patience. Through this talk, we will log into these two emperor-level gem halls. By knowing their types and characteristics, we will deeply understand how charming diamonds and emeralds become symbols of power and fame, and have always played a significant role in the jewellery world of East and West.

   In addition, the special event has a ‘Taste and Gem Appreciation’ event, which is led by gemologists and sommeliers, so that students can appreciate the true meaning of precious gems and wine from the perspective of appreciation.

L’ ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Hong Kong Van Cleef & Jewellery and Watch Academy students explore watch movements

About L’ ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels

   L’ ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels was founded in February 2012 to plan innovative courses to unveil the secrets of fine jewelry and fine watchmaking in the world. The college hopes that while absorbing the professional knowledge, the students will feel the essence of the craft family. Professors and experts include art historians, top craftsmen, senior jewelers, gemologists and watchmakers. They inspire students to experience the process of jewellery and watchmaking first-hand, so that they can delve into various expertise and skills, and enhance their aesthetic vision and taste.

Updated: 27. July 2014 — 21:53
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