The diamond grading system is explained in detail.
You will examine many diamonds as the instructor points out the characteristics of each. Learn to identify and grade diamonds just like the professionals do.
During this program you will be provided with a manual for you to easy follow and organize the way you will inspect diamonds and better comprehend how diamonds are graded and priced.
You will gain an understanding about pricing guides and how professionals use them as well as the most common practices to allow you to better understand how diamonds are bought, traded and sold in the jewelry trade.
This class is a must for beginners, sales people, jewelers and pawnbrokers.
Practical Grading of Diamonds
Use of Tools
Weight & Estimation
What you will learn
The 5 C's
Use of tools
Detailed explanation of grading techniques
Tweezers & Diamond Papers
Ultra Violet light
Tools of the Trade
Explanation and use of the tool that professionals use in the field and at the office. Available tools vs affordable tools.
The 5 C's
Detailed explanation of the main characteristics of diamond grading.
Carat Color, Clarity, Cut and Cost.
Estimation of weight
Practical exercises of the weight estimation for mounted diamonds.
In depth look at the diamond pricing resources. Retail, liquidation and dealers pricing discussed and analyzed.
In depth study of diamond certificates and hands on lab work grading diamonds
Dynamic hands-on diamond grading utilizing all theory and hands-on diamond grading.
Monday to Thursday 9 AM to 5 PM and Friday 9 AM to 12:30 PM
February 23rd and 24th
May 11th and 12th