Organic and Opaque Gems COURSE
Antwerp / Belgium

OOGF111901

€ 900,00 (Excl.)


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Dates:
09/12/2019 - 13/12/2019

Location:
Hoveniersstraat 22
Antwerp / Belgium
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Course Hours:
Monday to Friday from 8:45 am to 4:45 pm.
Coffee breaks and lunch break.
Duration: 5 days

Capacity: 12 people

Deposit:
In order to guarantee your place in the course, we ask you to pay a deposit of 360€ within 15 days after registration. The remaining amount must be paid before the course starts in order to keep your place in the course.
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Please contact education@hrdantwerp.com for more information.



Important Final price may vary according to local tax laws
Requirements

Min. age: 18 years.
Diploma: HRD Antwerp Gemmologist (or equal).


Target Group

This course is meant for:

Gemmology alumni who want to expand their knowledge on organic and opaque gems.


Course Content
  • Problem of identifying opaque gems.
  • History and important pieces.
  • Overview of opaque stones, characteristics and how to identify + their imitations and treatments.
  • Problem of identifying organic gems.
  • History and important pieces.
  • Ivory and bones: overview, characteristics and how to identify + their imitations and treatments.
  • Coral and amber:  overview, characteristics and how to identify + imitations and treatments.

Examination
Theoretical test: Theoretical test at the end of the course.

Diploma
Participation attest: Organic and Opaque Gems

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Organic and Opaque Gems


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).

Organic and Opaque Gems

5 days
Depends on date and location.
English , French
Global

This 5-day course on organic and opaque gems is taught by Chloe Sarasola, expert gemmologist and diamond grader. She’s founder of Nasoha, where she shares her passion for gemstones, diamonds, minerals and natural products.

In this course, which is a perfect extension of the HRD Antwerp Gemmology course trajectory, you will learn about the history of organic and opaque gems and worldwide important and well-known gems.

How to identify organic and opaque gems and how to detect natural gems from imitations and synthetics, through theory and practice, is the main focus of this course. There will be some time dedicated especially to coral and amber. After a short test to conclude the course, you will have earned the “Organic and Opaque Gems” participation attest.  

Organic and Opaque Gems

Duration

5 days

Requirements

Min. age: 18 years.
Diploma: HRD Antwerp Gemmologist (or equal).

Number of attendants

Depends on date and location.

Target Group

This course is meant for:

Gemmology alumni who want to expand their knowledge on organic and opaque gems.

Course Content

  • Problem of identifying opaque gems.
  • History and important pieces.
  • Overview of opaque stones, characteristics and how to identify + their imitations and treatments.
  • Problem of identifying organic gems.
  • History and important pieces.
  • Ivory and bones: overview, characteristics and how to identify + their imitations and treatments.
  • Coral and amber:  overview, characteristics and how to identify + imitations and treatments.

Examination

Theoretical test: Theoretical test at the end of the course.

Diploma

Participation attest: Organic and Opaque Gems
Date(s) Location Language Price Excl. Price Incl. Course Code
09/12/2019 - 13/12/2019 Antwerp French € 900,00 € 1.089,00 OOGF111901 More Info Register

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