Gemmology : Gemstones & Diamonds
1-Day Gemmology Course Series
All tutors work are professional Gemmologists or Gemmology Trade Experts who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets with you.
An Introduction to Gemmology
Use this fascinating 1-day course as a starting point to learn about the basic facts about Gemstones.
This course will not make a Gemmologist of you in 1-day however it has been designed to be a useful beginning that provides an overview for Jewellery Makers, Jewellery Retailers, Gemstone Buyers or Gemstone Enthusiasts.
A particularly useful introductory course for those considering more in-depth Gemmology training such as Gem-A Diploma courses in the future.
Obtain an overview about:
A beginner’s guide to identification
About gem identification tools & equipment
Gem-A standards of Gem testing
A basic understanding of the differences between natural, synthetic and imitation gemstones.
TAILOR TO SUIT
CHOOSE STONES COURSE OPTION:
If you prefer you may select one favourite stone and learn more in-depth information about the;
Origin & Story
Identification methods for recognising the difference between natural, synthetic and imitation stones.
Course Fee and Course Date
About the Course Fee
A large portion of the course fee quoted is paid to the tutor. because, it’s their experience and expertise that you are paying for.
In addition a there is a small fee for arranging your course which is included in the total course fee.
Vat is not applicable
What is the course fee?
Select your tutor / course location option from the table below to see what your course fee is.
Course fee's quoted are subject to tutor availability.
Why are course fee's different?
Because the course fee is mainly determined by each individual tutor's day rate.
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 I will check the tutor availability for you.
About the Materials
No materials are required for this course.
Tutors & Course Fee
Only expert tutors
Your tutor will only be an established highly skilled Goldsmith or Jewellery Industry professional.
Practical courses are taught in the workshop of your tutor. This will give you the added benefit of seeing first-hand how they carry-out their own professional trade practise.
See how their workshop is set up.
See which tools they find invaluable.
Find out some of their trade secrets.
Flexible to suit, usually 9.30am to 4.30pm
Lunch is not provided so you'll need to bring a packed lunch to suit your own dietary requirments.
Do you have a question?
Please make a general enquiry, email me or request a Course Information sheet.
The focus is on you
Courses are individually tailored to suit your skill level and requirements wherever technically possible and feasible in the time allowed on the day of your course, as determined by the tutor.
When making a course enquiry please provide as much information as you can about what you want to acheive on your course.
All your information will better prepare the tutor so that you can obtain the best possible course experience.
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.
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Or you may text a question to Dawn on 07703 287640