Gemmology Advanced COURSE
Antwerp / Belgium

GAF112302

€ 3.250,00 (Excl.)


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Dates:
11/04/2023 - 28/04/2023

Location:
Hoveniersstraat 22, 2018 Antwerpen
Antwerp / Belgium
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Course Hours:
Monday to Friday from 8:45 am to 4:45 pm.
Coffee breaks and lunch break.

* One day less as our offices are closed during national and catholic festivities. Course starts on a Tuesday.
Duration: 3 weeks

Capacity: 10 Students

Deposit:
In order to guarantee your place in the course, we ask you to pay a deposit of 1300€ within 15 days after registration. The remaining amount must be paid before the course starts in order to keep your place in the course.
Notes:

Please contact education@hrdantwerp.com for more information.



Important Final price may vary according to local tax laws
Requirements

Min. age: 18 years.

Certificate: HRD Antwerp Gemstone Identification.


Target Group

This course is meant for:

Gemmologists to be.


Course Content

First week: Systematic classification of common, rare and opaque gemstones

  • Systematic description of spodumene- jade – opal –feldspar – quartz group- tanzanite – lapis lazuli – malachite – rodochrosite – kornerupine - sphene, ...

Second week: Natural versus synthetic gemstones 

  • Review of synthesis-methods.
  • Identification of the studied gemstones (natural or synthetic). 

 Third week: Treated gemstones and practical sessions

  • Heat treatment.
  • Fracture filling.
  • Diffusion.
  • Coating.
  • Irradiation.
  • Dyeing.
  • Bleaching, ...
  • Practice: identifying all gemstones and the determination of their natural or synthetic character.
  • Final examinations.

Examination
Practical examination Gemmology: Students have to examine 20 gemstones correctly.
Theoretical examination Gemmology: Examination with open questions.

Diploma
Diploma: HRD Antwerp Gemmologist

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Gemmology Advanced


During these courses you’ll investigate the properties of gemstones, using specialized tools and you'll learn how to distinguish synthetic from natural gemstones (ruby, sapphire, emerald and more).

Gemmology Advanced

2-4 weeks, depending on date and location.
Depends on date and location.
English , French , Italian , Spanish
Global

This course enables you to obtain in-depth knowledge on the classification of all the different varieties of gemstones. You will learn to identify treated and synthetic gems and you will practice with a lot of actual gems to develop your identification skills.


You will be able to examine optical and physical properties of rare and uncommon gem varieties. Our lecturers will initiate you in a detailed analysis of natural gems, focusing on the origin of rubies, sapphires and emeralds. 


If you pass the theoretical and practical test you will be the proud owner of an HRD Antwerp Gemmologist diploma. (You can proudly call yourself an HRD Antwerp

Gemmologist).

Gemmology Advanced

Duration

2-4 weeks, depending on date and location.

Requirements

Min. age: 18 years.

Certificate: HRD Antwerp Gemstone Identification.

Number of attendants

Depends on date and location.

Target Group

This course is meant for:

Gemmologists to be.

Course Content

First week: Systematic classification of common, rare and opaque gemstones

  • Systematic description of spodumene- jade – opal –feldspar – quartz group- tanzanite – lapis lazuli – malachite – rodochrosite – kornerupine - sphene, ...

Second week: Natural versus synthetic gemstones 

  • Review of synthesis-methods.
  • Identification of the studied gemstones (natural or synthetic). 

 Third week: Treated gemstones and practical sessions

  • Heat treatment.
  • Fracture filling.
  • Diffusion.
  • Coating.
  • Irradiation.
  • Dyeing.
  • Bleaching, ...
  • Practice: identifying all gemstones and the determination of their natural or synthetic character.
  • Final examinations.

Examination

Practical examination Gemmology: Students have to examine 20 gemstones correctly.
Theoretical examination Gemmology: Examination with open questions.

Diploma

Diploma: HRD Antwerp Gemmologist
Date(s) Location Language Price Excl. Price Incl. Course Code
20/02/2023 - 10/03/2023 Antwerp English € 3.250,00 € 3.932,50 GAF112301 More Info Register
11/06/2023 - 29/06/2023 Doha English € 3.250,00 € 3.932,50 GAE5542301 More Info Register
16/10/2023 - 03/11/2023 Antwerp English € 3.250,00 € 3.932,50 GAE112301 More Info Register
11/04/2023 - 28/04/2023 Antwerp French € 3.250,00 € 3.932,50 GAF112302 More Info Register
13/03/2023 - 31/03/2023 Napoli / Marcianise Italian € 3.250,00 € 3.965,00 GAI1402301 More Info Register

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