World Gem Foundation

Diamond Grading & Lab-created Diamonds

Prerequisites

Level Two - Diamonds or Equivalent

Duration

8 Days (48 Hours)

Topics Covered Include

This eight day workshop provides 'hands-on' experience grading diamonds for colour and clarity, learning the visual techniques used to estimate the proportional components of a diamond (table %, crown angle, pavilion depth %, girdle thickness), polish and symmetry, plotting of inclusions and how to identify lab-created diamonds. To view the class schedule, please click here

Tests and Examinations

There is a four stone final practical test at the end of this workshop. Students will be required to produce full lab report on each diamond including the colour, clarity, proportional components, origin (natural or lab-created) and the plotting of inclusions.

Course Credits

Program and
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Upon the successful completion of this course you will receive course credits towards both the Career Gemmologist Diploma and Diamond Professional Diploma Programs.

This practical class is available through either the Spanish Gem Academy (SGA), the Dutch Gem Academy (DGA), the French-Swiss Gem Academy (FSGA), the Gem Academy of Canada (GAC) or the South American Gem Academy (SAGA).

Cost: $ 2000 (USD)

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