Our Gems & Jewels of New York Experiential Tour
ART SMART leads this experiential tour through New York in search of the city’s most spectacular gems, jewels, and their fabled history.
The theme of gems, jewels and jewelry leads us on a tour across New York City in search of the city’s most fabled jewels. Our tour experience includes a look at The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s most opulent treasures. We’ll also visit the American Museum of Natural History to explore one of the world’s finest collections of gems. This curated tour covers every facet of mankind’s love affair with precious jewels: the myths and legends surrounding gems, the timeless desire for spectacular stones to reflect wealth and status, and the incredible craftsmanship and design of jewelry through the ages. Aspects of history and popular culture are woven throughout.
Your tour will focus on gems prized most. Emeralds, diamonds, pearls and sapphires will feature center stage as we look at some of New York’s most dazzling pieces, including:
The tour can be infinitely customized: we tailor the content to your specific interests and offer optional, guided experiences to follow our museum excursions.
Experiential, hand-on, guided visits and appointments can follow:
What to Expect:
After your booking, we’ll collaborate to customize your experiential tour. On the day of the tour, we’ll start with The Met’s collection, and then take transportation to the AMNH. We’ll then head to your experiential appointments.