Place Vendôme Jewellery Tour

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Are you a history buff of the jewellery sort? If you are these tours are for you.

The Place Vendôme is home to the most luxurious and long-established jewellery houses on the planet.

This fascinating 2-hour historical tour takes you past the most famous jewellers in the Place Vendôme: Boucheron, Van Cleef & Arpels, Chaumet, Chanel and Dior just to name a few of the well-known boutiques that line the Place Vendôme….and, not to be missed are the amazing watch makers Patek-Philippe, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Rolex and Breguet… However, have you heard the legend of JAR or who was Marie Antoinette’s preferred jeweller?

This tour is absolutely terrific and off the charts interesting with so much incredible information! Learn the unique history of the houses and and hear stories of their most famous clientele. Absolutely brilliant like a diamond!

The  Musée des Arts Décoritifs Tour

Another incredible experience if you love jewellery is  The Musée des Arts Décoritifs which houses the largest collection of French national jewellery in the world. The jewellery collection in this museum totals over 4,000 pieces from antiquity to present day with 2,200 pieces on permanent display. The collection is vast and also includes one of the largest Art Nouveau jewellery collections in the world. Important works include jewels by Lalique, Falize, Belperron, Templier, Vever, Fouquet, J.A.R. and Schlumberger.

This 2-hour guided visit explores the historical and cultural significance of jewelry through the ages. We discuss topics like the history of the gemstone trade, jewelry techniques and trends, and the great master jewelers who defined the craft of fine jewelry as we know it today.

For further information and details on this experience please feel free to contact me at: Lisa@yourparisexperience.com