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Introduction to Jewellery Valuation Course

2-Day | Private Tuition Course | Suitable for All

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


Course Description

2-Day How to Value Jewellery - Introduction

This hand-on introductory course is an intensive two day of tuition covering the three main areas of practical jewellery valuation and appraisal which are Diamonds, Coloured Gemstones and Metals & Hallmarks.

Course content has been specially designed by an accredited professional Jewellery Valuer to inform the appraisal and valuation methodology to appraise and value all types and ages of Jewellery such as:

  • Fine Jewellery

  • Antique Jewellery

  • Vintage Jewellery

  • Period Jewellery

  • Costume Jewellery

How to appraise and value jewellery
Valuation _How to Value Coloured Gemston


Course content also includes infill diamonds and enhanced and synthetically treated stones.



Also included is learning how to identify Hallmarks, a very important part of the valuation process and for identifying the metals - precious and non-precious - that jewellery is made of. To aid your learning experience information handout sheets will also be supplied for you to keep as a permanent reference source.   



During this course you will handle diamonds and coloured gemstones and with step-by-step tutor guidance use standard gemmological equipment to appraise and practice evaluating them.

Once completed this course is designed to be useful and informative to anyone who needs to understand how to value Jewellery and learn more about it. No previous gemmology, jewellery retail or jewellery buying experience is necessary to benefit from any of these days of tuition.

  • You must bring a selection of Jewellery items this is important because their appraisal will be integrated into the course methodology.


  • You will be provided with a simple tools list of items to bring


  • Course notes and a CPD Certificate of Attendance will be provided for each undertaken module and you will have the opportunity to compile working notes which will be explained, practiced and used on all valuations.

  • You may choose to arrange this course into 2x separate days for your convenience.

Related  courses

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 Location

Tutors & Course Fee

Tutor Experience

Birmingham Jewellery Quarter


David B

Accredited Jewellery Valuation Expert

Course Fee: £770 One person - Private Tuition

Course Fee: £995 for 2 persons - Private Tuition


Available for Groups or Visiting Tutor, please ask for details.

Payments by instalments is available


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  • Advise your details on the form provided.

  • At this stage this is just an enquiry with no obligation to book. We understand you may need more information.

Additional 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 of day of the week preference.

About the Course Fee

Where more than one tutor option is advised, ccourses are priced individually because the course fee is based upon the fee a tutor charges to take a day out their industry/trade work to teach. 

About Materials

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

A small tools list is provided for essential items you will use on the course and afterwards as you continue your practise.


You must bring a selection of Jewellery items to use for course methodology practise.

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).


Some courses are available to pay in instalments, 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. £95 applies only to a standard one day course.


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