COLOURED STONES PROGRAMME
Pre-requisites : None
What You'll Learn : Through extensive practice in a laboratory like setting you'll learn to grade and identify coloured stones . You'll discover how to use gemmological testing equippment to identify and separate a wide variety of gems. By working closely with your instructor and classmates on actual stones, you'll be testing and identify hundreds of stones ,including some unusual and challenging ones .Gain extensive familiarity with a wide variety of gems including emeralds , sapphires and rubies . Discover how experts train in detection of synthetics , imitations and treatments . And learn how to grade colour , clarity and cut using coloured stone grading system .
Who Can Benefit : Sales associates , managers , Owners , graders , buyers , appraisers ,whole salers , designers , and gem lab personnel .
Topics Covered :
* Describing colour.
* How colour affects value
* How to grade and plot clarity charachteristics
* Detecting natural gemstones , synthetics , assembled stoned , treatments , imitation , phenomena gems
* How to use gem testing equipment , sources & minning
* How and when to use a gem lab
* How and when to plan recutting
* Ggrading translucent & opaque gems
* Cabachons,Engravings & Carvings .
Course length : 8 weeks
You'll Earn : The Coloured Stone Diploma .
Your's To Keep : A 10X hand loupe ,study material issued to you .