GEM 130 Diamonds
Students will learn everything they need to know about diamonds. Definition, formation, extraction, and distribution of diamonds. The 4 Cs: carat weight, color, clarity and cut.
Sell more and answer customer questions with confidence. Introduction to diamond grading and jewellery fashion.
Course Content: 1. Diamonds. How they are created. 2. The Beauty of Diamonds 3. Weight and Colour of Diamonds. 4. Judging the Clarity of Diamonds. 5. Judging the Cut of Diamonds. 6. Diamond or Imitation? Gold, Platinum. 7. Choosing an Appropriate Style. 8. Choosing a Diamond Ring, Judging Craftmanship.
Fee: CAN$ 445 for home-study course (free shipping to Canada; other countries US$ 445 plus $ 55 shipping) with text: "Diamonds, Buying Guide" by Rene Newman and "Diamonds" by Fred Ward. Includes all study materials and DVD with “Gemmologist’s Guide to Diamonds”, “White Ice – Ekati Diamonds” and “Mystique of Diamonds”. BONUS: 10x triplet loupe
Course Type: Correspondence course. Certificates after completion of courss and written GEM 130 Diamonds exam. No prerequisites.
Please note: Student must register even if tuition is paid by someone else.
The Canadian Institute of Gemmology has been approved by the Minister of Employment Workforce Development and Labour as an educational institution; Canadian students are entitled to a tuition tax credit under subsection 118.5(1(a)(ii) of the Income Tax Act (please use your receipt for your claim).
PLEASE NOTE: outside N. America additional US$ 55 shipping charge will be applied