GIA’s Advanced Synthetic Diamond Seminars Begin In August
GIA’s Advanced Synthetic Diamond Seminars Begin In August.GIA is taking its Advanced Synthetic Diamond Seminars across the world in August. The seminars begin in Mumbai from August 20-21, continue to London between August 29-30. They come to GIA headquarters Carlsbad, California between October 10 – 11.
The dates are chosen basis major gem and jewelry events or tradeshows occurring in these cities. There is the GIA International Gemological Symposium in Carlsbad, California; Hong Kong Gem and Mineral Show; India International Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Show and the International Jewellery London trade show.
The seminar tutorials will impart in-depth information on the advanced diamond identification techniques, hands-on experience with current production synthetic diamonds and the latest detection technology. Seminars will be taught at city-centric GIA schools, by GIA research scientists and classroom instructors. The method will combine lectures and practical lab instructions – GIA’s latest instrumentation for differentiating natural diamonds from CVD and HPHT synthetic diamonds and diamond simulants.
Instruments include the GIA iD100™, GIA DiamondCheck™ and GIA UV Lamp with Viewing Cabinet. The GIA research scientists taking the seminar are qualified with expert knowledge of synthetic diamond as a material, its identification and gemological characteristics, and processes used by GIA’s laboratories to separate synthetic from natural diamonds.
The seminar is limited to 20 or fewer participants for a more concentrated approach. There are no pre-requisites to participate but gemological training or experience is recommended. Each location will have a specific cost and curriculum of the seminar. The discounted pricing is being offered to GIA Alumni who have completed a certificate course or diploma program.
About GIA India
GIA has been serving the Indian gem & jewellery industry since 2004 when it first opened its Mumbai campus, and four years later, a state-of-the art grading laboratory in the same location.
GIA is located in Bandra-Kurla Complex, close to the Bharat Diamond Bourse. Staffed by seasoned teams of instructors, gemmologists and graders, the Mumbai laboratory and educational facilities cater to the needs of manufacturers, traders and retailers across the country.
The world leader in gem and jewellery education, GIA attracts students from all over the country and the globe. Offering programmes and courses in diamonds, coloured stones, pearls and jewellery design, GIA provides knowledge and practical skills to translate the love for gems and jewellery into a rewarding career..