Ruby Sapphire Treatments Identification
( 0 day, USD 0 )
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 days, USD 700 )
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.
( 6 months, USD 11,000 )
( 3 months, USD 11,000 )
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.
( 12 weeks, USD 5,000 )
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.
( 4 weeks, USD 3,000 )
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.
( 4 weeks, USD 2,500 )
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.
( 4 weeks, USD 2,000 )
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An entry-level foundation in technical rendering and design, this course introduces the sketching and watercolor-based representation for a variety of gemstones, settings and full jewelry pieces.
( 16 days, USD 1,200 )
Training in design fundamentals, expressed through the media of sketching and watercolor-based painting, for the design of rings, earrings, pendants etc
( 48 days, USD 2,500 )
This ten-day course provides a basic foundation in fast, pencil-based sketching skills and is aimed at beginners and seasoned professionals alike.
Intensive Ruby and Sapphire Identification and Grading
( 6 days, USD 2,500 )
To give students maximum exposure to the mainstream synthetic ruby sapphires emerald as well as their natural counterparts and the mechanics and practice of ruby sapphire emerald grading pricing available.
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.
( 5 days, USD 1,000 )
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.
( 2 days, USD 670 )
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.
( 1 day, USD 170 )