If you find yourself captivated by the beauty of gemstones, have begun collecting them or realised you have a passion after buying jewellery, the Gemology Diploma Course will deepen your knowledge of gems and provide you with a solid, foundational knowledge of gemology as you discover many fascinating facts about gemology, diamonds and other precious stones.
Taking you from the basics, the course begins with an examination of what gemology is, its history, the laws and regulations that govern it and education and certifications common in the field. We’ll look at where gemstones are located, how they are mined, and their classifications.
We’ll take an in-depth look at diamonds – the history of the industry and the cut, colours, clarity and carats of diamonds. We’ll consider how and why synthetic gemstones are created and learn about the factors that contribute to the value of a particular gemstone.
The Gemology Diploma Course also walks you through some of the practical aspects of the subject. We’ll look at gemstone structure, gemology tools and how to use them, and how gemstones are cut, including various techniques. The course concludes with an exploration of different gemology careers.
By studying this course, you will:
What will I learn on the course?
Whether you’re a gem-collecting hobbyist or you love jewellery, if you’re looking to expand your knowledge of gemstones or take your first steps towards a career in gemology, this course will guide you in this ever-growing field of science.
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