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Gemology Course - Overview

Welcome to our Gemology course. Have you ever pondered the transformation of ordinary rocks into exquisite jewellery? Throughout this course, we will delve into the intricate world of gemstones, exploring their inherent qualities, origins, and the factors contributing to their remarkable aesthetic appeal. The expected market size for gemstones in the UK by 2026 is 1.2 billion, which makes it the perfect time to enrol in this course.

At the beginning of the Gemology course, you will gain in-depth knowledge of the fundamental concept of gemology, including the definition and essential qualities of gemstones and the ability to identify various gemstones based on their appearances. Plus, you will explore the geological processes responsible for the formation of gemstones, including surface water concentration, hydrothermal gem deposits, and the role of metamorphism in gemstone creation. Besides, you will learn about the physics of colour in gemstones, including the factors influencing the colour grading of colours and the use of colour measuring apparatus for accurate assessment.

In this Gemology course, you will become familiar with various gem testing methods and the step-by-step process of gem testing, including spectroscopes and other testing apparatus, enabling you to assess gemstone authenticity and quality. Furthermore, you will gain expertise in gem fashioning, including the brilliant cut and its variations and the techniques involved in polishing and grinding gemstones to enhance their visual appeal. The ability to evaluate gemstones is a significant process in gemology. Therefore, this Gemology course will increase your ability to assess gemstones based on weight and measurement considerations, including size versus carat weight, understanding the cost per carat, recognizing measurement units like points, and calculating gemstone density.

Enrol in the Gemology course and take the first step to becoming a gemologist.

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CPD Certification from The Teachers Training

Successfully completing the MCQ exam of this course qualifies you for a CPD-accredited certificate from The Teachers Training. You will be eligible for both PDF copy and hard copy of the certificate to showcase your achievement however you wish.

  • You can get your digital certificate (PDF) for £4.99 only
  • Hard copy certificates are also available, and you can get one for only £10.99
  • You can get both PDF and Hard copy certificates for just £12.99!

The certificate will add significant weight to your CV and will give you a competitive advantage when applying for jobs.

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to Gemology
Introduction to Gemology 00:16:00
Module 02: Formation of Gems
Formation of Gems 00:16:00
Module 03: Colour
Colour 00:15:00
Module 04: Fashioning
Fashioning 00:16:00
Module 05: Gem Testing
Gem Testing 00:15:00
Module 06: Weight and Measurement
Weight and Measurement 00:13:00
Module 07: Precious Gemstones
Precious Gemstones 00:18:00


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