The second Practical Gemmology course introduces students to the gemstones most commonly associated with fine jewellery, including ruby, sapphire, emerald, aquamarine, and diamond. Other coloured stones and organic gem materials (such as pearl) will also be covered. Students will learn the properties of these gemstones, and how to work safely with them, perform basic assessments, and discuss them with clients in a professional manner.
Course code: JADE 2223
Length: 35.0 hours
PrerequisitesJADE 1126, JADE 1127.
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