Day-out from 10.30am to 5.00pm – Full customized Departure from your Parisian residence with our private chauffeur
An exclusive experience in the wold of jewellery in Paris! “The Timeless Jewels” is a day of pure pleasure to meet the predominent actors of the jewellery and Haute Joaillerie industry. The latter is distinguished by the quality of the stones and the technical prowess required by an inimitable jewel. Haute Joaillerie is to jewellery what Haute Couture is to clothing. Place Vendôme is its showcase. Our exclusive day takes you to the citadel of luxury and excellence. Enter the jewellery high places and discover the mysteries of the gems that have set the most beautiful jewels and adorned famous women. The finest doors of Paris open to you to unveil their emblematic collections and retrace with our gemmologist the history of the Crown Jewels or the affair of the Queen’s Necklace… Meet a craftman who passionately shares his know-how and contemporary creations that make jewellery a true living heritage.
Our Ambassador Christine is a graduate consultant in Gemmology. Her expertise and professional skills are well established. Above all she is a woman of taste who has turned her passion into a profession. Her revelation for the world of precious and semi-precious stones testifies to her sensitivity and her passion for crafts. Fascinated by gemmology, Christine is driven by the desire to transmit her knowledge with fervour and deontology.
Morning: Departure at 10.00am from your Parisian residence
Around a hearty breakfast at the famous Ritz Hotel Place Vendôme, our gemmologist, will disclose to you the special relationships that the Palace has established with the greatest names in jewellery since the late 19th century. Precious or fine, gems will go through a long process of creation. Virtuoso, the jeweler combines stones with precious metals to reinvent unique jewellery every day. Be witnesses to this alliance that captivates the eyes and permeates the minds. Between drawing, casting, setting and polishing we transport you to the art of jewellery, a true jewel of French know-how.
If we keep a part of mystery about the course of the day, it is because several options are available according to your dates and your sensitivity. We need to know you to adapt our tour to your most precious wishes.
Between the School of Jewellery Arts, the Jewellery Gallery of the Museum of Decorative Arts and other confidential places, you will retrace the history of jewellery from the Middle Ages to the present day. We offer you a real insight into the technicality and know-how of jewellery through the emblematic places of the capital and the meeting of an craftman.
At the end of the day, enjoy tea in one of the oldest 17th century tea houses in Paris, official partner of the King’s Kitchen Garden in Versailles. Experience a time travel to the legendary Queen Marie-Antoinette tea time.