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Sixth Emerging Artist Design Competition – Now Open!!

Deadline: Monday, July 15, 2024
Time: Ends Midnight of July 15, 2024 MST

We are looking for extraordinary talent!!

The Canadian Gemmological Association (CGA) is excited to announce our 6th annual Emerging Artist Design Competition. This competition is open to all students currently enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary jewellery design or metalsmithing program, and new grads who have graduated from these programs in 2023 or will graduate in 2024.

Gemmology Basics Theory Course

When: TBA
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: June 17, 18 & 19, 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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