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Gemmology Basics Theory Course

When: January 2024 
Schedule:
1-night a week for 12 weeks
Fees: $1,795.00
Place:  Classes held over Live and Interactive Zoom

The sessions will be live and interactive over zoom. Discussions and Q&As are encouraged for a more interactive learning. Participants will receive a statement of completion.

Gemmology Basics is for the person who is launching their career into the world of  jewellery or gem trading or who just wants to learn more about basic Gemmology.

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Fellowship Exams

Date: January 29, 30 & 31, 2024

Students who have completed the CGA’s professional gemmology program and wish to earn credentials that demonstrate their mastery of the field of gemmology are invited to write the CGA Fellowship Qualifying Examinations. FCGmA (Fellow of the Canadian Gemmological Association) credentials are recognized by organizations around the world.

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Talking Diamonds

Date: February 10, 2024
Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm (5 hours plus half-hour lunch break)
Location: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

This 5-hour course provides practical easy to understand essential information about diamonds. It is intended for anyone interested in learning more about these fascinating gems.

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Gem Appreciation

Date: February 24, 2024
Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm (5 hours plus half-hour lunch break)
Location: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

Once possessed by only the powerful, gems are now available to almost anyone who wants them. This 5-hour course explores the nature of gemstones and their timeless allure, and investigates why it’s more important than ever to know a little before buying.

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Understanding Diamond Imitations

Date: March 02 & 03, 2024
Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm (6 hours plus one-hour lunch break)
Location: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

This 12-hour (2 day) course will help the student to recognize the physical and optical properties of diamonds, synthetic diamonds and diamonds imitations.

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Introduction To Gem Identification

Date: March 16 & 17, 2024
Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm (10 hours plus half-hour lunch breaks)
Location: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

This 10-hour, 2-day, hands-on course, stresses the “how to” of gem identification. Building on the visual inspection skills acquired in Gem Appreciation, we investigate other physical and optical properties that help identify the natural, synthetic and imitation gems found in modern and antique jewellery.

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