Laboratory Grown or Natural Diamond

A hands-on workshop with the emphasis on handling stones, using normal laboratory techniques to begin with and progressing to more advanced techniques if it needs a more complete diagnosis.

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  • Theory & Practical components on synthetic diamonds and diamond simulants
  • Using laboratory tools to determine the type of diamond or simulants
  • Progressing to more advanced techniques if required
  • Seeing what is done in a commercial diamond testing laboratory


  • Potential Jewellery Valuers
  • Auction House Personnel
  • Retail Jewellery staff
  • Gem Enthusiasts
  • Wholesale Jewellery staff & Gem Dealers
  • Diamond Lovers
  • Antique dealers


Courses are provided by Gem-Ed Australia and individual State Divisions. Select a division below to view upcoming course dates, fees and to enrol.

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