ISG Colored Gemstones Course
The course includes 17 lessons that will take you through the entire process of gemstone formation including a video field trip to a topaz producing pegmatite dike. We will look at 60 of the most often seen colored gemstones and learn about their formation, properties and how to identify them. Gem Equipment is not required to complete this self-study course. This course is included as part of the RGA or RG Program Packages, or can be purchased as an individual course.
Please read the ISG Student Registration Contract before beginning this course. By your registration and payment for this course, you are agreeing to the ISG Student Registration Contract.
Course Number: ISG102
Programs: Included as part of the RGA or RG Program Packages, or can be purchased as an individual course.
Instruction Videos: 30
Certificate of Completion: Yes
Subjects Covered in this Course:
- Getting Started
- Why Gemstones Have Color
- Gemstone Properties 1
- Gemstone Properties 2
- Crystal Systems
- Gemstones A – E
- Gemstones F – M
- Gemstones O – S
- Gemstones T – Z
- Isomorphous Replacement Series
- Gemstone Phenomena 1
- Gemstone Phenomena 2
- Created and Treated Introduction
- Gemstone Color Grading
- Gemstone Cut Grading
- Gemstone Clarity Grading
- Final Exam
Completion of this course will allow you to instantly print your Certificate of Completion.
How to Begin:
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- Once complete you can print your temporary Certificate of Completion, and the ISG office will mail your permanent certificate.