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    AIGS is going to Mogok!

    Join us!

    From 28th Nov to 2nd Dec 2018

     


  • 40 Years of Excellence
  • Special AIGS 40th Anniversary Offer!
    Register and pay for the September 2018 session
    of our Accredited Gemologist program before
    30th May and get a free field trip to Sri Lanka
    and 2 weeks training in the AIGS Lab!

     
  • AIGS would like to say thanks
    to all of our guest speakers!

    Andrey Cody,
    Jeffery Bergman,
    Vincent Pardieu, and
    Ann Udomwongkul.


    You have inspired us to become better
    gemologists and better gem traders.

  • Lab Gemologist     Museum Curator      Wholesaler
    Designer     KICK-START YOUR CAREER   Researcher
    Bench Jeweler       Appraiser/Valuer    Retail Supervisor

  • The First Professional

    Gemological Institute

    in South East Asia



Visit Mogok With AIGS
  • AIGS Educational Tour: The Mines and Markets of Mogok Discover "The Ruby Land"

Basic Gemstone Identification and Quality Grading Factors
  • Basic Gemstone Identification and Quality Grading Factors

My Wish List Gem Course
  • My Wish List Gem Course

Accredited Gemologist Diploma (A.G.)
  • Emphasizing the practical gem identification and synthetic/treatment detection skills required to become a proficient gemologist in today's industry, as well as providing a solid grounding in the commercial aspects of grading and valuation.

 
Gem Identification (E102)
  • This intensive course covers over three hundred well-known and less commonly encountered gemstones, and is aimed at providing students with the skills they need to make quick and reliable gem identifications.

Colored Stone Grading and Pricing (E201)
  • This course provides students with a grounding in the assessment of color, clarity and cut for a large number of colored gemstones, emphasizing how such factors affect their values in an ever-changing marketplace.

Synthetic and Treated Gem Identification (E301)
  • With a collection of over a thousand rough and cut stones, this course offers students a rare opportunity to examine all the major synthetic and treated gem varieties found within the marketplace.

Diamond Grading and Pricing (E103)
  • Offering access to hundreds of diamonds in a wide variety of grades, sizes, cuts and levels of clarity, this course unit provides students with the skills required to judge the “Four C’s” of diamond grading.

 
Introduction to Gems and Gemology (E101)
  • A basic introduction to the major sources, physical properties and market values of some of the most well-known gem varieties, providing students with the opportunity to get valuable hands-on experience.

Jewelry Design (E501)
  • Training in design fundamentals, expressed through the media of sketching and watercolor-based painting, for the design of rings, earrings, pendants etc

5-Day Diamond Grading and Pricing (E105)
  • Intensive five-day training course, covering the fundamentals of diamond identification, as well as the grading and valuation procedures commonly applied to both colorless and colored stones.

Countertop Sketching (E503)
  • This ten-day course provides a basic foundation in fast, pencil-based sketching skills and is aimed at beginners and seasoned professionals alike.

 
Basic Diamond Grading and Pricing (EWS03)
  • This 2-day course allows students to apply the “4 c’s” of diamond grading and learn how these factors effect a stone’s value. Students will also receive a grounding in the detection of enhanced and synthetic stones.

Basic Ruby & Sapphire Grading and Pricing (EWS04)
  • Designed with a view to introducing students to ruby and sapphire grading, this course provides access to approximately fifty corundum samples with a wide range of source localities, internal features and qualities.

Basic Ruby & Sapphire Treatments Identification (EWS05)
  • This course teaches the student about the basics of how to identify treated from untreated stones. You will also learn about the different treatments performed on Rubies and Sapphires.

Pearl Course (EWS06)
  • Not only will this course allow students to differentiate between freshwater, South Sea and cultured pearls, but the class also provides important tips for maintaining these often fragile and vulnerable organic gems.

 
Jade Course (EWS08)
  • AIGS has hundreds of jade samples from which students can learn how to identify jade from its many simulants, as well as how to grade such pieces.

 
Visit Mogok With AIGS
  • AIGS Educational Tour: The Mines and Markets of Mogok Discover "The Ruby Land"

Basic Gemstone Identification and Quality Grading Factors
  • Basic Gemstone Identification and Quality Grading Factors

My Wish List Gem Course
  • My Wish List Gem Course

Accredited Gemologist Diploma (A.G.)
  • Emphasizing the practical gem identification and synthetic/treatment detection skills required to become a proficient gemologist in today's industry, as well as providing a solid grounding in the commercial aspects of grading and valuation.

 
Gem Identification (E102)
  • This intensive course covers over three hundred well-known and less commonly encountered gemstones, and is aimed at providing students with the skills they need to make quick and reliable gem identifications.

Colored Stone Grading and Pricing (E201)
  • This course provides students with a grounding in the assessment of color, clarity and cut for a large number of colored gemstones, emphasizing how such factors affect their values in an ever-changing marketplace.

Synthetic and Treated Gem Identification (E301)
  • With a collection of over a thousand rough and cut stones, this course offers students a rare opportunity to examine all the major synthetic and treated gem varieties found within the marketplace.

Diamond Grading and Pricing (E103)
  • Offering access to hundreds of diamonds in a wide variety of grades, sizes, cuts and levels of clarity, this course unit provides students with the skills required to judge the “Four C’s” of diamond grading.

 
Introduction to Gems and Gemology (E101)
  • A basic introduction to the major sources, physical properties and market values of some of the most well-known gem varieties, providing students with the opportunity to get valuable hands-on experience.

5-Day Diamond Grading and Pricing (E105)
  • Intensive five-day training course, covering the fundamentals of diamond identification, as well as the grading and valuation procedures commonly applied to both colorless and colored stones.

 
Jewelry Design (E501)
  • Training in design fundamentals, expressed through the media of sketching and watercolor-based painting, for the design of rings, earrings, pendants etc

Countertop Sketching (E503)
  • This ten-day course provides a basic foundation in fast, pencil-based sketching skills and is aimed at beginners and seasoned professionals alike.

 
Basic Diamond Grading and Pricing (EWS03)
  • This 2-day course allows students to apply the “4 c’s” of diamond grading and learn how these factors effect a stone’s value. Students will also receive a grounding in the detection of enhanced and synthetic stones.

Basic Ruby & Sapphire Grading and Pricing (EWS04)
  • Designed with a view to introducing students to ruby and sapphire grading, this course provides access to approximately fifty corundum samples with a wide range of source localities, internal features and qualities.

Basic Ruby & Sapphire Treatments Identification (EWS05)
  • This course teaches the student about the basics of how to identify treated from untreated stones. You will also learn about the different treatments performed on Rubies and Sapphires.

Pearl Course (EWS06)
  • Not only will this course allow students to differentiate between freshwater, South Sea and cultured pearls, but the class also provides important tips for maintaining these often fragile and vulnerable organic gems.

 
Jade Course (EWS08)
  • AIGS has hundreds of jade samples from which students can learn how to identify jade from its many simulants, as well as how to grade such pieces.

 
 

AIGS Instructors

Our instructors are active within every facet of today's gem and jewelry industry.

AIGS Volunteer Program

Providing an opportunity to participate in volunteer projects within the industry.

Download Schedule

Schedule for all AIGS Diploma programs and short courses.

Accommodation in Bangkok

Hotels, hostels and apartments located in and around Bangkok's Gem District.

AIGS Scholarships

We are currently accepting applications for our Accredited Gemologist scholarship award.

Application Guidelines

Information regarding entry requirments and enrolment procedures for AIGS courses

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked questions about AIGS courses, facilities, instructors and prices.

Visas to Thailand

Advice for prospective students about acquiring an entry visa into Thailand.

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2 Feb
THE RETURN OF PRESTIGIOUS JEWELLERY DESIGN COMPETITION: - read more

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