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Practical Gemmology

Basic operation of the standard gemmological equipment used to identify gemstones and their imitants. Handling of the more common gemstones. Chance to test gemstones.

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COURSE OUTLINE

  • Operation of the following gemmological instruments:
  • Hand lens & tweezers
  • Microscope
  • Refractometer
  • Dichroscope, Chelsea colour filter, diamond probe
  • Specific gravity
  • Ultra violet light

ESSENTIAL STUDY FOR

  • Lapidary
  • Faceting
  • Gem collectors
  • Overseas buyers
  • Second hand dealers
  • Gem enthusiasts
  • Prospective Diploma in Gemmology students

COURSE DATES, FEES & ENROLMENTS

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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