Advanced Gemstone Charter

This course offers expertise and knowledge to a gem enthusiast and enables them to identify, grade and value gemstones based on international gemstone grading standards. The course aligns closely with the international colored stone industry, which will enable the candidate to easily relate to current market dynamics and terminologies.

Overview of the course

  • Get professional insight into identification of gem quality factors
  • Learn definitions, recognize gems’ beauty, rarity and durability affect their value
  •  Differentiate between natural and synthetic counterparts with the help of practical learning
  • Hand-on experience with equipments such as refractometer, Chelsea color filter and many more
  • Sessions about heat treatment, irradiation, lattice diffusion, dyeing, oiling and resin treatments
  • Learn to identify transparent gems like ruby, emerald, sapphire, tanzanite, and tourmaline as well as opaque gemstones such as turquoise, lapis lazuli, rhodochrosite and several others
  • Detect the phenomena in gemstones and study the cause behind each of them
  • Various types of cuts and facets like cabochons, beads, and other forms and how they affect the transmission of light

Topics Covered

Quality factors

Evaluation on the basis of various characteristics of a gem

Treatments & processes

Methods to make a gem look more appealing

Gem identification

Learn to identify various kind of gems in detail

Cuts, shape and facets

Cuts, shape and facets for gems

Possible Career Paths

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