Gemology 1 (JADE 1102)

This course provides an introduction to gemstones. The student learns a wealth of practical knowledge, which can be successfully used in the jewellery business. Emphasis is placed on gemstone properties and characteristics. Topics include quality and value factors, characteristics that make gemstones beautiful and unique, factors that influence gemstone colour, faceted cut styles and care and cleaning of gems. This course is part of the full-time Jewellery Art and Design Program.
Course code: JADE 1102
Credits: 1.5
Tuition: $0*
Length: 45 hours
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