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Here at THE GEM ACADEMY we specialise in laboratory-grown diamond education for jewellery professionals. 

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The Gem Academy is owned and operated by

Julia Griffith FGA DGA EG

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"Education is important in any industry. This is particularly true for those that work with jewellery. The truth is we’re in a tough line of work. We need to be on top of the game if we want to succeed – both as individuals and as an industry."

- Julia Griffith FGA DGA EG

Boost your confidence

Advance your expertise

Avoid mistakes

Come learn with THE GEM ACADEMY.

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Creative lessons

Say goodbye to the days of sitting in a 2-hour lecture, and hello to virtual lessons where the types of lessons are limitless!

Video?  Check.  Animations?  Check.
Infographics?  Check. The list goes on...

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Worried about a lack of teacher-student interaction?  Don't be.
Our online space allows for more one-to-one conversations than ever before, and with lots of audio-visual learning - you will never feel alone.

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Learn at your own speed and pace.
Everyone has a different learning style, so make a schedule that suits you.  Want to cover a lesson again in a couple of years?  Go ahead.  With our Unlimited Personal Access - you can if you want to.
There are no limits here.


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Every learner is unique, right?  So are our lessons. We design our courses to teach.  This means covering a range of teaching styles to access all of you lovely learners.

Plus - it's all online!  Learn wherever you want on any of your devices.  No more dragging big books around.
Everything is in your pocket.

round brilliant diamonds, laboraotry-grown diamonds (lab-grown/lab-created/synthetic) diamond gemmology course


All courses are accredited by The CPD Certification Service. This gives a graduate student official CPD hours and points.

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CPD accredited member and provider - online course in laboratory grown diamonds and gemmology
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gemological institute of america - GIA alumni. Julia Griffith GIA member for gemmology education.
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