Introduction to Gemmology

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Gem-A

21 Ely Place

London

EC1N 6TD

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Our beginner’s workshops, held at Gem-A HQ in London, are designed to give you an introduction to gemmology. Teaching basic theory and pract

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Our beginner’s workshops, held at Gem-A HQ in London, are designed to give you an introduction to gemmology. Teaching basic theory and practical skills, these workshops will allow you to get hands-on with popular gemstones and gem testing equipment.

What will you learn?

The perfect introduction to the fascinating world of gemstones, this tutor-guided practical session will enable you to become competent in the use of tweezers and the 10× loupe. You will handle some of the most popular gems and study their physical characteristics, whilst learning about origin and lore, properties, care and caution.

Who is the workshop suitable for?

Anyone with an interest in gems.

What do you need to bring?

Notebook & Pen, all other items will be supplied in class.

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Gem-A

21 Ely Place

London

EC1N 6TD

United Kingdom

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Refund policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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Organiser Gem-A

Organiser of Introduction to Gemmology

Gem-A is the world's longest established provider of gem and jewellery education. Our prestigious Gemmology and Diamond Diplomas are globally recognised as qualifications of the highest status. Our Gemmology Diploma, now taught in five languages and in 17 countries around the world, is the direct descendant of the gem course that was proposed for the UK jewellery trade in 1908.

Today Gem-A forms an international community of gem professionals and enthusiasts. With our commitment to high educational standards, we serve the interests of the gem and jewellery industries and support gemmological research worldwide. In addition to our educational programmes  we also provide membership, including the world-famous FGA and DGA memberships, as well as events and an annual conference.

Members receive our two internationally distributed publications, Gems&Jewellery and The Journal of Gemmology.

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