Coloured Stones & Gem Identification Diploma COURSE
Antwerp / Belgium

GBAE112402

€ 6.500,00 (Excl.)


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Dates:
23/09/2024 - 18/10/2024

Location:
Hoveniersstraat 22, 2018 Antwerp
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: 4 weeks - 20 days, 7 hours per day

Capacity: 12 person

Deposit:
In order to guarantee your place in the course, we ask you to pay a deposit of 3250€ 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:

For more information please contact:

education@hrdantwerp.com



Important Final price may vary according to local tax laws
Requirements

Minimum age: 18 years

No previous experience is required


Target Group

gem enthusiasts, retailers, designers, students, traders, manufacturers, wholesalers


Course Content
  • Crystal Chemical Characteristics
  • Crystal Physical Characteristics  
  • Crystal Optical Characteristics    
  • Gemmological instruments
  • General Observation
  • Identification Method       
  • Systematic classification of minerals and gem materials.
  • Systematic classification of gemstones: ruby and sapphire (corundum), Corundum, Beryl, Chrysoberyl, Spinel, Garnet, Quartz, Chalcedony, Topaz, Tourmaline, Zircon, Peridot, spodumene, Jadeite, Nephrite, Opal, Feldspar, Zoisite, Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise, Carbonates, Kornerupine, Sphene, Biogenic Gemstones, Collectors Gemstones
  • Artificial glass and assembled gems
  • Study of natural inclusions using a gemmological microscope
  • Classification of inclusions
  • Synthetics, Melt Processes: Flame Fusion, Pulled and Skull
  • Study of synthetic inclusions using a gemmological microscope
  • Treatments: theoretical and practical approach     
  • Synthetics, Solution Processes: Flux and Hydrothermal
  • Study of synthetic inclusions using a gemmological microscope          
  • Coloured Stones grading 
  • Sourcing       
  • Final exams

Examination
Theoretical test: Theoretical test at the end of the course.
Practical examination:
Mid-Term Quiz: MCQ

Diploma
Diploma: HRD Antwerp Coloured Stones & Gem Identification

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Coloured Stones & Gem Identification Diploma


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).

Coloured Stones & Gem Identification Diploma

4 weeks - 20 days, 7 hours per day
12 person
English , French , Arabic
Global

The study of gemmology investigates all the properties of gemstones. Students who delve into gemmology, find themselves in an exciting new world of observation and investigation of beauty and science. We train students to identify gemstones using specialized instruments and studying different types of inclusions with the aid of a gemmological microscope. You will learn how to distinguish synthetic from natural gemstones (ruby, sapphire and emerald and other important varieties).


Certified Diamond Grader Diploma + Coloured Stones & Gem Identification Diploma leads to HRD Antwerp Graduate Gemmologist Diploma.

Coloured Stones & Gem Identification Diploma

Duration

4 weeks - 20 days, 7 hours per day

Requirements

Minimum age: 18 years

No previous experience is required

Number of attendants

12 person

Target Group

gem enthusiasts, retailers, designers, students, traders, manufacturers, wholesalers

Course Content

  • Crystal Chemical Characteristics
  • Crystal Physical Characteristics  
  • Crystal Optical Characteristics    
  • Gemmological instruments
  • General Observation
  • Identification Method       
  • Systematic classification of minerals and gem materials.
  • Systematic classification of gemstones: ruby and sapphire (corundum), Corundum, Beryl, Chrysoberyl, Spinel, Garnet, Quartz, Chalcedony, Topaz, Tourmaline, Zircon, Peridot, spodumene, Jadeite, Nephrite, Opal, Feldspar, Zoisite, Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise, Carbonates, Kornerupine, Sphene, Biogenic Gemstones, Collectors Gemstones
  • Artificial glass and assembled gems
  • Study of natural inclusions using a gemmological microscope
  • Classification of inclusions
  • Synthetics, Melt Processes: Flame Fusion, Pulled and Skull
  • Study of synthetic inclusions using a gemmological microscope
  • Treatments: theoretical and practical approach     
  • Synthetics, Solution Processes: Flux and Hydrothermal
  • Study of synthetic inclusions using a gemmological microscope          
  • Coloured Stones grading 
  • Sourcing       
  • Final exams

Examination

Theoretical test: Theoretical test at the end of the course.
Practical examination:
Mid-Term Quiz: MCQ

Diploma

Diploma: HRD Antwerp Coloured Stones & Gem Identification
Date(s) Location Language Price Excl. Price Incl. Course Code
23/09/2024 - 18/10/2024 Antwerp English € 6.500,00 € 7.865,00 GBAE112402 More Info Register
04/11/2024 - 29/11/2024 Antwerp French € 6.500,00 € 7.865,00 GBAF112402 More Info Register

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