About Minerals | Crystallograpy

Gemmology Course Series : 1-Day Course

This course has been designed and is delivered by an accredited professional Gemmologist who is willing to share their expertise and trade secrets with you.


About Minerals | Crystallography

Crystallography is the fascinating study of Mineral Crystals. There are hundreds of beautiful rocks and stones not necessarily given gemstone status, that are valued because of their aesthetic beauty, iridescent colours or striking surface patterns.


Natural ornamental stones are often minerals and inorganic materials with a few exceptions and this one day course offers the opportunity to learn more about beautiful minerals such as Jasper, Labradorite, Marcasite, Fluorite and many others. With tutor guidance you will observe and examine the properties of several of your favourite rocks


Course content includes;

  • Colour

  • Crystal formation

  • Symmetry

  • Essential quality indicators

  • Basic identification methods

  • Chemical composition

  • Origin


You may ask the tutor to include a few of your favourite Minerals/Crystals, if you wish.


This course has been designed to be a fascinating and useful overview for Mineral/Crystal Buyers or enthusiasts, Jewellery enthusiasts, Jewellery makers or Jewellery retailers.

*Please note this course does NOT cover the healing properties of Crystals.

Course Description
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About the Course Fee

This course is delivered by an accredited  Jewellery Valuation professional and expert and a large portion of the course fee quoted is paid to them and the course fee therefore reflects this expertise.

To offer excellent value courses to our clients 2 persons may attend for the course fee advised for this particular course.

​Vat is not applicable

What is the course date?

The course date is for you to decide, subject to tutor availability.


Simply enquire about a couple of preferred course date options and we will check the tutor availability for you.

Course Location

As standard this course takes place in Birmingham Jewellery Quarter.


You may ask for a quote for In-house or Group training. 

The tutor may be willing to travel. Travel expenses will be applicable.

Equipment & Materials

Standard Gemmology Equipment and Gem materials for evaluation and appraisal are provided by the tutor.




Course Location
Tutors & Course Fee
Tutor Experience

Coventry, Near Birmingham International Station

Kate H : Gem-A Accredited Gemmologist

Course Fee: Upon request

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How to Book

Choose your date

 Decide when you might like your course to take place then "Make a Course Enquiry" and advise your details on the form provided.


Booking Information


Payment terms

Payment is required in advance by full payment or by installments via  by BACS  invoicing.


Booking Terms

  • Once you have booked a cancellation fee of £85 per course day 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 rearrange 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.


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Or you may text  a question to Dawn on 07703 287640


An informal  Consultancy is available for Jewellery Designer Makers in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter or please make a virtual meeting request.

Please email  Dawn Meaden-Johnson for information.


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