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Emerald, Art & Science

The fascinating story behind the most coveted green gemstone

Emerald, Art & Science

Event information

  • Participants
    60 people
  • Duration
    1.5 hours
  • Instructors
    2
  • Language
    English
  • Price
    HK$ 250/pers.
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In the history of jewelry, a colored gemstone has fascinated humankind. Since its discovery more than four thousand years ago, the emerald has kept intriguing by the splendor of its color and the properties it has been attributed. From the mythical mines of Cleopatra to today’s Colombian landscapes, come and discover the art and science which are surrounding the emeralds and gave them a prominent place in jewelry.

Speakers:
Ms. Patricia Zilkha
Art Historian and Professor at L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts
&
Dr. Miro Fei-Yeung NG
Gemologist and Professor at L’ÉCOLE, School of Jewelry Arts
Founder and President at Centre for Gemological Research

Date & Venue:
Thu, 19 March 2020
L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific, School of Jewelry Arts

Unit 510A, 5F, K11 MUSEA, Victoria Dockside
18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Champagne Reception: 
7:30pm - 8:00pm

Conversation (conducted in English): 
8:00pm - 9:00pm