What Will I Learn?

  Gem identification procedures.
  Proper instrument uses and techniques.
  How to connect this knowledge with the real-gem world & jewelry industry.
  How to identify simulants, as well as synthetic and treated materials.
  What to do in a gem market.
  Understand how gemstones are priced.
  How to identify and/or separate a minimum of 300 gemstones.
  The properties and attributes of a variety of gem materials.
  How to grade a gemstone for Color, Carat, Clarity, Cut.
  Understand the synthetic processes.
  How to price a colorless diamond.


The six-month 'Accredited Gemologist' (A.G.) program emphasizes the practical gemstone identification and synthetic/treatment detection skills required to become a proficient gemologist in today's gem and jewelry industry, as well as providing a solid grounding in the commercial aspects of grading and valuation. In additionto classroom-based theoretical and practical instruction, students are given the opportunity to visit various gem mining localities, jewelry production facilities and gemstone trading hubs throughoutThailand, as well as further afield in Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Vietnam.

Careers: Sorting & Wholesale , Appraisal & Valuation , Marketing & Communication , Retail, Sales Associate , Geology , Mineralogy, Cutting/ Lapidary,Education, Laboratory & Research , Gemologist , Manufacturing & Design, Luxury Goods , Colored Stone Buyer, Auction House Jewelry Specialist , Dealership , Diamond Buyer, Diamond Sorter/Grader , Estate Jewelry Dealer, Jewelry Business Owner, Jewelry Buyer, Pawnbroker

Course Modules:

  • Gem Identification 12 weeks
  • Synthetic and Treated Gem Identification 4 weeks
  • Colored Stone Grading and Pricing 4 weeks
  • Diamond Grading and Pricing 4 weeks

Duration:6 months (Bangkok) 600 Hours.

Pre-requisites: No experience required, Minimum 16 years of age

Recommendedfor: Gemstone Traders, Gemstone Experts, Gemstone Buyers, Appraisers , Graders, Gemstone Lovers, Retailers

Max. number of students: 15

Language: English (Applicants enrolling in AIGS courses are required to have good English communication or IELT test at least 5.5 score.)

Price: USD11,000

Instrument for student: Course book (syllabus), Toolset

*The Acredited Gemologist Diploma*




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Gemology School, Gemological Diploma, Gem Identification, Diamond Grading and Pricing, Colored Stone Grading and Pricing, Synthetic and Treated Gem Identification