Fri, 19 Jan|
The Goldsmith Centre
Identifying laboratory-grown diamonds
Confidently identify laboratory-grown diamonds with my 7-step guide to identification.
Time & Location
19 Jan 2024, 09:30 – 16:30 GMT
The Goldsmith Centre, 42 Britton St, London EC1M 5AD, UK
About the Workshop
Learn how to identify laboratory-grown diamonds with my signature practical workshop. Confidently do what your trained to do dealing in diamonds. After this day, you will never make a buying mistake. Julia Griffith FGA DGA EG will lead you through her 7-step guide to identification. This logical, step-by-step process covers observation and testing using equipment accessible to most jewellery professionals. This day contains a series of lectures and hands-on sessions.
Over 50 laboratory-grown diamonds are available to view, which exhibit the full range of possible identification features. This course is CPD accredited.
Friday 19th January 2024
9:30am - 4:30pm
VAT is not applicable.
- Learn everything you need to know so you can test and identify laboratory-grown diamonds.
- 50+ laboratory-grown diamonds showing vast range of features.
- Excellent peer-tutor interaction with a maximum of 10 other participants.
- Standard gemmological equipment available on loan for the day.
Topics will include: Observation, magnetism, UV reactions, crossed polarised filters (CPF), screening equipment, testing melee and discussions on advanced equipment. Equipment includes; Dr Watson by Yehuda, Presidium SDS II, Jewellery Inspector by Gemetrix, and Gemetrix StrainView.
✓ Diamond buyers
✓ Jewellery valuers
✓ Gemmologists and gemmology students
✓ EVERYONE buying diamond jewellery from the public domain.
Pre-requisite: Must be proficient at observing gems with a 10x loupe.
Workshop leader: Julia Griffith FGA DGA EG
✓ CPD certificate
✓ Completion certificate from The Gem Academy
✓ 7-step guide to identification guidebook by Julia Griffith
✓ Fully catered - lunch and refreshments included.
This ticket includes a one-day workshop. Lunch and refreshments included.