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COURSE

An Introduction to Gemmology 

1-Day Gemmology Course | Private Tuition
All tutors work are professional Gemmologists or Gemmology Trade Experts who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets with you.

 

Course Description

About Gemstones

 

Use this fascinating 1-day course as a starting point to learn the basic essential facts about coloured gemstones.

 

This course has been designed to be a useful overview for Jewellery Makers, Jewellery Retailers / Buyers and Gemstone enthusiasts.

 

Choose one or two coloured Gemstones or select Diamond and discover the fascinating story about the stone, such as

  • How and where is it made

  • Essential quality indicators 

  • Colour differences

  • Basic identification methods to recognise the difference between natural, synthetic and imitation stones.

An introductory day about coloured gemstones, including sapphire shown in this ring

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Tutor Options

All tutors work as professional jewellers, Goldsmiths, Designers or are Jewellery Industry specialists who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets with you.

Course Type and/or

Workshop Location

Tutors & Course Fee

Tutor Experience

Coventry,UK

Kate H 

Professional Gemmologist FGA, DGA, GIA Pearl, GG

Course Fee: £320 Private 1:1 Tuition

Vat/Tax not applicable

Additional Course Information

What is the course date?

All private tuition courses are arranged upon request on a date to suit you, subject to tutor availability.

We will provides some course dates for you to choose from or you can ask about a course date or day of the week preference.

About the Course Fee

Courses are priced individually because the course fee is based upon the fee a tutor charges to take a day out their trade works to teach. 

About Materials

Metals for tuition practise is NOT included in the course fee.

This is because Bespoke Courses are tailored to suit  individual makers needs and their individual progress on the day of teaching. Therefore the amount of materials you use on the day cannot be determined in advance, and you pay the tutor direct on the day for the metal you use for practice.

- More details provided in the course description above.

Booking/Payment Information

Payment is required in advance and payments are handled safely and securely by BACS Bank Transfer invoicing (IBAN SWIFT or PayPal for International students).

Installments

Some courses are available to pay in installments, whereby a non-refundable deposit is required to book your course date. Please ask for details if this is of interest to you.

 

Booking Information

  • Once you have booked a cancellation fee of *£95  will be deducted from your refund if you cancel your course up to and including 14 days prior to the start of the course once your payment has been received.

 

  • Cancellations received within 14 days of the course date are not eligible for a refund, however you may re-arrange your course for one other date if you wish. 

 

  • Should we need to cancel your course due to unforeseen circumstances we will refund your course fee in full. Please note, travel and accommodation booked is not eligible for a refund/reimbursement, if you are worried about this we recommend you contact your own Insurer for advice.

* Amount is variable depending on the duration and type of the course.  When you enquire, out quote reply will provide the actual cancellation amount applicable.

* Applies only to a standard one day course only.

Question?

If you haven't found the information you are looking for or you want to ask a question about a course please make an enquiry.

 

Or you may text  a question to Dawn on 07703 287640

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