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CGA Gem Conference

Date: October 20, 2023 to October 22, 2023
Location: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, BC

Join us in celebrating our 65th anniversary Gem Conference featuring Edward Asscher (Past – President of the World Diamond Council and House of Royal Asscher of the famous Asscher cut) as our keynote speaker and more renowned speakers!

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Professional Jewellery Appraiser Course Workshops

When: October 28th, 29th and 30th, 2023.
Where: Room D-325, George Brown College, Casa Loma Campus, 175 Kendal Avenue, Toronto – M5R 3S8.
Price: The fee is $1395.00. If you are a member of the Canadian Gemmological Association you will receive a discount of 20%.
Registration: Please e-mail a completed Registration Form to the CGA Office at  if you would like to attend.

Theory and proper professional appraisal practice
• Documentation
• Understand the different markets and situations that an appraiser needs to be familiar with.
• Pricing
• Legalities and guidelines
• Many hours of ‘hands-on’ appraising.
• And more…
Professional Jewellery Appraiser Course
Ms Sonja Sanders  is a G.G, G.J., RMV, PJA. Instructor and Master Goldsmith

Annual General Meeting

When:   Sunday, November 19, 2023
Where:  To be held over Zoom or via phone.
Time:     10:00 am PST / 1:00 pm EST
Registration:  By e-mail –  No later than November 17, 2023 12:00 pm EST



Gemmology Basics Theory Course

When: January 2024
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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