PLEASE NOTE: To support the industry in these trying times, for a limited time we have lowered our full individual course tuition rate by 50% on four gemology courses to $195.00 each. Includes the full Diamonds Course, Colored Gemstones Course, Gemology Tools and Techniques Course and the Created and Treated Gemstones Course.
UPDATE ON FREE MINI-COURSE PROGRAM!
The listing for the paid mini-courses is below. Or you can visit us each week and participate in the free mini-course of the week. Thank you for your patience.
This course has 6 lessons complete with practice exams, and provides a complete video and course notes instruction of the history, formation, structure, classification and optical properties of diamonds. It is an outstanding foundation course for those new to the industry, or those seeking to expand their knowledge of the technical aspects of diamonds.
This course provides a complete video and course notes instruction of the formation of colored gemstones, what qualifies as a gemstone, why gemstones have color, crystal systems and more. It is a perfect foundation course for jewelry store employees and those seeking to enter the colored gemstone business.
This course provides a complete video and course notes instruction on how to create a specific gravity weighing unit, how to use a simple mathematical formula to interpret the results, and a listing of gemstone specific gravities to use for future reference.
This course provides a complete video and course notes instruction on how to use the Spectroscope. It will take you through the understanding and use of both the prism and diffraction grating spectroscope, as well as a reference chart of gem identification using the Spectroscope.
This course provides a complete video and course notes instruction of the use of the Chelsea Filter including what gemstones can be tested with a Chelsea filter, what reactions you will see and how to interpret the findings to help you become more accurate with your gem identification.