Scandinavian Gem Academy
Rubies, Sapphires & Emeralds

Rubies, Sapphires & Emeralds

Course Objective

This course focuses on three coloured gemstones (rubies, sapphires and emeralds) that individually and collectively are considered the cornerstones of the coloured gemstone trade.

Topics Covered Include

Topics covered include their physical and optical properties, geological formation, crystal systems, chemical composition, varieties and classification, cause of colour, common inclusions and internal characteristics, fluorescence, pearl grading criteria, methods of synthesis, gem identification, common treatments and enhancements, and cleaning and care instructions.

Course Cost: 95 Euros